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Career Objective:

Seeking a cost accountant job position with J-Track Inc., where I can utilize my critical thinking, analytical, and communication skills along with the knowledge of accounting principles and practices to make effective decisions, and generate profits for the organization.

Summary of Skills:

  • Detail-oriented with ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Thorough understanding of accounting and business policies and concepts, financial reporting and analysis, GAAP procedures, cost accounting, auditing, budgeting, forecasting, and taxation
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to present accounting information
  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite, and other computer software, Google docs, QuickBooks, ERP, and other accounting software
  • Strong mathematical and statistical skills to solve simple and complex calculations
  • High-level of accuracy and discretion to maintain confidentiality of company records
  • Effective problem-solving, critical thinking, analytical skills, and also ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.

Work Experience:

Entry-level Cost Accountant

Insuitiform Technologies, New York, NY

March 2016 – Present

  • Contributing to the preparation and evaluation of departmental budget, and financial reports,
  • Determining and implementing cost accounting principles, procedures, and methods to develop systems, and recommend improvements related to the system
  • Maintaining, updating, and monitoring formula-based customer costing modules,
  • Assisting in the preparation and analysis of cost reports, and reviewing unusual cost records
  • Preparing cost and expense reports and presenting it to the management
  • Assisting with correction of accounting-related documentation such as invoices, checks, journal entries, and financial statements
  • Assisting in the analysis and preparation of Budget versus Actual review

Accountant Trainee

Rapiscan Systems, New York, NY

December 2014 – February 2016

  • Worked on various short to mid-term projects that included analysis and managing information
  • Assisted with general ledger and balance sheet reconciliation, data entry, and research,
  • Managed accounts payable and receivable duties, and also cost accounting process mapping
  • Created and monitored standard costs, and also analyzed cost variances
  • Supported with the month-end reconciliation, assisted in maintaining inventory, and with mid-month recurring journal entries
  • Updated and organized documents for tax-related obligations, and other projects as needed by finance team members
  • Compiled monthly financial and accounting reports, and prepared invoices for clients
  • Analyzed and compared facts and figures using logic to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions
  • Participated in strategic planning sessions with accounting team


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

    Adelphi University, New York, NY



  • Certified Public Accountant


On request.