Cost Accountant - Hector, MN

Hector, MN, US, 55342

Oldcastle Infrastructure




Job ID:  492687


Primex, a CRH company, creates solutions for service providers, installers and homebuilders to bring broadband connectivity to homes throughout North America. Our SOHO Pro™ media panels and connectivity products lay the foundation for the connected home. And our Wave™ Fiber ties in OSP service with flexible, reliable solutions.  




The Cost Accountant is responsible for a variety of duties ranging from transactional tasks to period-end analytics.  Responsibilities include standard cost control, burden rate administration, variance analysis, inventory count support, month-end accruals, and regular GL reconciliations.


Job Responsibilities


Cost Management:

  • Review and analyze standard costs assigned to manufactured assemblies and purchased components
  • Ensure integrity of the rolled-up costs and overall standard costs based on material, labor, and material overheads
  • Work with Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, and Finance teams to identify root causes of standard costs issues and develop solutions
  • Monitor and analyze Cost of Goods Sold financial performance, providing reports and recommendations to management
  • Reconcile assigned general ledger accounts monthly



  • Assist with month-end closing
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Other ad-hoc analysis or projects as required


Service Commitment


  • Build and maintain positive relationship with internal customers
  • Employ a high degree of professionalism when working with all customers/vendors/coworkers
  • Make recommendations for improved efficiency in workflow where needed


Technical Knowledge


  • Proficient in accounting software – experience with Syspro7 an asset
  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • PC proficiency - Word, Excel, Outlook


Professional Development


  • Continuously update knowledge and skills for successful job performance
  • Participate in training programs
  • Seek additional educational courses


Education / Certifications


  • Cost accounting experience within a complex manufacturing environment with large amount of part numbers and standard cost changes
  • Advanced Excel user
  • CPA student is desirable
  • Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPivot) and other office software



• We offer a very competitive group insurance plan, including dental and eye care.
• Very competitive salary
• Primex continuously strives to create a secure, respectful and inclusive work environment
• You will have the opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment and to improve your skills

We offer a competitive salary and a full range of benefits, including a group pension plan.

Individual accommodation shall be provided for applicants with disabilities who meet required qualifications.

Date:  Feb 7, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Mankato

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Engineer, Operations, Engineering