Cost & Inventory Accountant

  • 800 Commonwealth Dr, Warrendale, PA 15086, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Finance and Accounting
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

The Cost & Inventory Accountant is a strategic member of Finance. They are entrepreneurial and rarely need others to hold them accountable. Their analytical abilities drive the success of the business. They are engaged in the business with their cross-functional partners to achieve optimal results.


  • Analyze gross margin and inventory transactions to ensure that all are appropriately recorded in sub-ledgers and general ledger.  Includes the monthly recording of inventory reserve adjustments.

  • Complete account analyses and monthly balance sheet reconciliations for areas of responsibility.  Contribute to monthly corporate forecasting and annual budgeting.

  • Analyze, adjust and report on freight & duty variances.  Drive improvements in freight & duty expense processing with a focus on cost containment/ margin improvement.

  • Develop inventory system alerts to record appropriate adjustments in applicable systems.

  • Prepare related audit schedules and other requests from external auditors and partners.  Provide project support with system and process testing.

  • Perform other duties as required, such as expense recording and tracking for retail, e-commerce and distribution center operations.  Identify trends, risk & opportunity while proposing solutions.


EDUCATION- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.  Master’s Degree a plus.

o RETAIL EXPERIENCE – Multi-unit Retail industry corporate experience preferred.

o EXPERIENCE – 3+ years’ in a related accounting role required.

o SYSTEMS/ APPLICATIONS- Advanced Excel and data mining. Experience with ERP systems.  Lawson accounting and Island Pacific experience preferred





Additional Information


  • 401k
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Over 3 Weeks PTO After 1 Year
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Merchandise Discount
  • Great Work Culture
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