Cost Accountant in New Iberia, LA at The HEICO Companies, LLC

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description

The Cost Accountant will perform a variety of tasks in MAPICS, ARDCOs ERP systems. These tasks include running queries, reports and data maintenance and validation, as well as preparing Journal Entries for most Balance Sheet Accounts, Balance Sheet Reconciliations. Also assist with Month End Close Process and Month End Reporting and Analysis.


  • Prepare monthly journal entries as needed for sales, cost of sales and inventory accounts.

  • Ensure accuracy of product costs for inventory relief and management decisions through review of actual cost history and proper maintenance of standard cost.

  • Periodic cost rolls as needed.

  • Freight cost analysis.

  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts.

  • Provide standard and actual cost analysis of shipped product (by model, month and year).

  • Provide accurate variances for inventory relief (labor, purchase and freight).

  • Conduct inventory reserve analysis and prepare journal entries and reports to management as necessary.

  • Provide physical inventory support. Coordinate with appropriate Company personnel to ensure proper controls are in place for inventory transactions and the year-end inventory.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly account reports for submission to management.

  • Maintain the fixed asset ledger and post depreciation.

  • Assist Controller in ensuring all financial policies and procedures are followed and suggest policy changes to improve performance and/or controls.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Masters Degree and/or CPA a plus

  • Minimum of 4-6 years experience in manufacturing general or cost accounting.

  • General familiarity with heavy equipment dealerships preferred.

  • Proficiency in Excel and other Microsoft suite products.

  • Strong organizational and customer service skills.

  • In-depth understanding of GAAP, Cost Accounting and general ledgers.

  • Demonstrated communication skills.


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