Cost Accountant I (Tarrytown, NY)



Job Summary
The Cost Accountant I will report to and receive guidance from the Sr. Cost Accountant and, under their direction, track the flow of materials by plant, location and brand, report and reconcile inventory levels at all locations, and ensure timely support for the monthly reporting and external reporting compliance requirements of Prestige Consumer Healthcare.

#hybridwork - This role works in the Tarrytown Office Tues/Weds/Thurs and works from home on Mondays and Fridays.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Maintain the Material Master – items and BOM.
  • Annual standard cost roll-forward and cost maintenance.
  • Prepare and support month, quarter and year-end close journal entries
  • Monthly reporting of inventory related to planning, forecasting, tax, logistics and banking
  • Prepare account reconciliations, audit schedules and annual audits.
  • Monitor and review receiving, transfers, and other inventory adjustments.
  • Other projects and analysis as needed

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:  Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance related field                   


  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and other generally accepted accounting policies
  • Strong knowledge of SAP and equivalent ERP software.
  • Inventory and Variance Accounting and reporting
  • Proficient in Excel (Pivot Table, V-Lookup)
  • SAP Material Master
  • Vendor relationship management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people in an effective and positive manner


  • Not less than 2 years of experience in public/private accounting, preferably in the Consumer Goods (CPG) industry and with at least one (1) year of cost accounting demonstrating proficiencies in the above Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities.

Travel: 5% ability to travel via car, plane, rail.

Physical Demands: With or without reasonable accommodation, ability to stand, sit, lift office materials (books, binders, boxes), move from one location to another in the office, use computer keyboard, write with pen or pencil, speak, hear.

Prestige is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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