Careers at Energetiq

Careers at Energetiq

Energetiq is a growing company introducing breakthrough products using our patented Laser-Driven Light Source (LDLS™) and Electrodeless Z-Pinch™ EUV technology.

Senior Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst

Position Summary

Energetiq is seeking a Cost Accountant/Cost Analyst to join a dynamic and growing technology company. This individual will be responsible for ongoing analysis of product costs, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. You will ensure proper application of costing concepts in the management of the business resulting in determination of accurate costs of products and profitability. You should possess excellent analytical skills along with the ability to combine different data and calculate profit margins. Our ideal candidate should be able to create detailed reports that present cost-effective solutions for our company.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Analyze Bill of materials, labor operations, burden rates, inventory valuation, cost of sales and gross margin
  • Assist in controlling activities including but not limited to determining product costs and profitability
  • Responsible for calculating Inventory Turnovers and provide suggestions for improvement
  • Assist the Accounting Manager in month-end activities: preparation of journal entries and supporting schedules, regulatory reports and variance analysis, reconciliation of inventory, creating reports and charts for inventory turnover calculation by product line, etc.
  • Participate in the preparation of monthly reporting to corporate headquarters
  • Prepare inventory aging reports on a monthly basis and highlighting at-risk inventory mid-month to the operations and Sales teams
  • Support cost accounting activities including handling standard costing and managing PPV
  • Assist the VP of Finance in year-end budgeting and quarterly forecasting activities
  • Assist/perform value/financial analyses in such areas as new products, materials, manufacturing processes, pricing, etc.
  • Working with the sales team to provide reports on actual and forecasted sales on a weekly basis
  • Maintain and improve our processes and procedures
  • Ad hoc analyses and projects, as needed
  • Prepare statistics for periodic and yearly financial statements, including the preparation of charts and graphs showing progress, conditions and results.

Minimum Requirements & Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or similar discipline with analytical bias
  • Minimum 3-5 years of finance experience
  • Strong management/organizational skills with proven ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must understand Cost accounting principles; experience with manufacturing companies
  • Must have experience with an ERP package; Syspro (Big plus)
  • Must have working knowledge of GAAP accounting principles
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to interact rationally with all personnel
  • Be able to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Attention to detail required
  • Results oriented, multi-tasking, and be able to respond to urgent needs and meeting deadlines
  • Experience demonstrating problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Impeccable skills with MS-Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience working with large-scale data mining and reporting tools a huge plus (i.e. SQL, MS Access)

Energetiq is a dynamic company, developing and manufacturing short wavelength light sources for use in advanced scientific and engineering applications.