Principal Cost Accountant

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Job Description
Cost Accountant Responsibilities:
  • Audits cycle counts.
  • Performs monthly book to floor/floor to book audits on site and off site.
  • Edits and posts inventory transactions to the general ledger.
  • Utilizes ERP system and prepares inventory analysis and status reports.
  • Monitors and closes production work orders.
  • Prepares journal entries to the general ledger.
  • Prepares and posts cost transfers to appropriate programs
  • Manages accounting periods.
  • Maintains project inventory.
  • Prepares pricing analysis for various standard products
  • Supports planning and inventory control
  • Coordinates intercompany billing and Intercompany Settlement
  • Maintains customer credit limits and payment terms files.
  • Processes credit applications on new customers.
  • As required, performs backup duties for accounts receivable.
  • Monthly Balance sheet reconciliations and monthly reports.
  • Maintain COSA processes requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Education: BS/AA/AS in a related field
Experience: Minimum 4 years of experience
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent organization skills required.
  • Must be detail-oriented, attention to accuracy.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Ability to work well independently, and as part of a team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to analyze large amounts of data from various sources and organize the data by creating and updating complex spreadsheets (Excel). Will utilize this data and analysis to recommend solutions, drive decisions, create reports and evaluate operational needs.
  • Ability to perform non-routine specialized assignments utilizing solid knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and solid analytical skills.
  • Ability to follow standard company policies, procedures and work instructions and design improvements to existing financial account internal control processes.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, NetSuite


About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.