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Location: Brooklyn, NY
Employment Type: Full-Time


Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for all worldwide cost accounting functions. As a key member of the finance and accounting team, this position will have primary financial responsibility for all US manufacturing and distribution operations and serve as a liaison with international plants and subsidiaries. Success is achieved by utilizing a thorough understanding of the manufacturing process to develop detailed and accurate costs in addition to providing relevant financial support to senior management through cost analysis and monthly reporting.


Financial Reporting & Compliance
  • Plan, organize and direct all the activities of the cost accounting function in support of monthly close activities, including preparation of journal entries and accruals
  • Review and reconcile all inventory account valuations including:
    • Raw material, WIP and finished goods
    • Consignment and intercompany inventory transactions
    • Consignment and intercompany inventory transactions
    • Inventory turns and capitalized variances
  • Define policies and procedures for all cost accounting and inventory activities
  • Assist in implementation and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404
  • Support audit schedules and other related audit events
  • Provides assistance to other US and international accounting teams
Product Costing and Systems
  • Develop / Implement / Maintain a standard product cost system including:
    • BOMs and routers
    • Plant labor and overhead rates
    • Allocations
    • Purchased price costing
  • Coordinate with IT department on ERP system maintenance and developments to improve the cost accounting function and timeliness of reporting
  • Partner with business leaders, participate in on-going physical inventory and cycle counts, ensuring accuracy of inventory counts, analyzing results, book-to-physical reconciliations, investigating and resolving variances.
Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Provide analytical insight and support of:
    • Manufacturing variances
    • Purchase price variances
    • Manufacturing resources and cost center spend
    • Inventory reserves, adjustments and scrap
  • Develop metrics and tracking system for major cost drivers and drive communication of results with respective business leaders.
  • Support the development of budgets and forecasts for product spend and costing
  • Proactive analysis of variances and communication of issues and opportunities
  • Support financial analysis and reporting for capital expenditures including analysis of ROIs.
  • 5 - 10 years of progressive experience in cost accounting and analysis.
  • Significant US GAAP and cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Information Systems (ERP, MRP, etc.). Experience with MAPICS and AS400 environment, a plus.
  • Strong analytical and MS office skills, especially Excel.
  • Experienced in interacting with (internal and external) manufacturing, engineering, quality, purchasing, production control, materials, and other functional areas of a manufacturing business.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex financial analysis related to manufacturing activities and develop solutions that improve accuracy, efficiency and timeliness.
  • Demonstrated leadership and history of driving change with a sense of urgency
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with non-accounting professionals
  • Must be either a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident due to ITAR compliance.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent.
  • CMA, and /or MBA a plus

Mini-Circuits offers career advancement, a competitive salary commensurate with education, skills and work experience plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Please send your resume and cover letter including salary requirements to:

Local candidates highly preferred.

No phone calls, please.


Mini-Circuits is a worldwide company and leader in the RF, IF and Microwave industry.

Mini-Circuits offers excellent career opportunities, a generous benefits package and compensation commensurate with education and related experience.

Mini-Circuits is an Equal Opportunity Employer "Minority/ Disability/ VET/Female"