Sr. Cost Accountant - Finance - Bridgewater, NJ

Position Overview

The Senior Cost Accountant is responsible for the accounting, reporting, reconciliation and overall financial control of inventory and cost of goods sold while adhering to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Cost Accounting Standards.  This position will report directly to the Senior Accounting Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure inventory is properly valued, inventory transactions are properly recorded, and adequate inventory controls are in place
  • Manage the accounting for purchased finished goods, raw materials/components, packaging, import / inbound / outbound freight (including customs duties and other import costs)
  • Track and report inventory cost variances (PPV / OH / etc.), and calculate, book, and report adequate inventory variance capitalization adjustments
  • Responsible for developing standard costs and annual revaluation of inventory
  • Perform in depth analysis of direct manufacturing and overhead cost
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of various inventory-related balance sheet accounts
  • Responsible for recording and reconciling the results of cycle counts and the preparation of reconciliations of inventories held at internally and CMO locations
  • Manages the development of inventory reserves for slow moving and obsolete products
  • Ad-hoc inventory reporting and analysis as assigned

Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA preferred
  • 3-6 years of direct cost accounting experience within a pharmaceutical manufacturing and/or distribution setting required
  • Experience with month-end closes and general ledgers
  • Commitment to delivering quality results and overcoming obstacles and challenges in a time-sensitive environment
  • Ability to juggle and prioritize multiple work streams while remaining calm and effective under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work through various issues
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Accurate and timely reporting
  • Analytical, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel

About Us

Osmotica Pharmaceutical is a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a proven history of developing commercially successful pharmaceutical products using a proprietary osmotic technology platform.  In February 2016, Osmotica Pharmaceutical combined with Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC and Trigen Laboratories, LLC to create a world-class, fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical and generics company.

Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC was founded in 2003 with a mission to develop, market, and acquire products offering therapeutic benefits for patients and healthcare providers. Vertical Pharmaceuticals supplies niche over the counter and prescription pharmaceutical preparations, specializing in women's health and pain management with brands such as Divigel®, OB Complete®, Lorzone®, & ConZip®.

Trigen Laboratories, LLC is a generic pharmaceutical company offering unique products across an increasing array of categories. Trigen seeks to bring value-driven generic products to its customers, working vigorously with its partners to identify and develop products which face an assortment of challenges. Additionally, Trigen identifies unique marketing opportunities and is steadfast in its pursuit to deliver products to best serve these markets.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.


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