• Antares Pharma
  • $99,130.00 -161,930.00/year*
  • Minneapolis , MN
  • Scientific Research
  • Full-Time
  • 2024 Oakland Ave


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The Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for all aspects of accounting for inventories in our Minnesota location. Responsibilities include establishment, analysis and maintenance of standard costs, monthly variance analysis, monthly reconciliations, and assistance with budgeting, planning, and forecasting of inventory and cost of goods sold. In addition, the Senior Cost Accountant will be responsible for project cost accounting, which includes tracking and accounting for external costs and internal labor associated with internal development projects and revenue generating development projects with customers.
More specific responsibilities include:
Establish standard costs and update as appropriateReview and analyze depreciation, labor and overhead rates and allocations and suggest policy and/or process improvementsDevelop comprehensive understanding and assume complete responsibility for accounting process flows from the manufacturing operations through general ledger entriesConduct inventory reserve analysis on a quarterly basis and generate reports for managementPerform gross margin analysis and analyze purchase price and manufacturing variancesAnalyze costs of raw materials and other supplies, and create cost-benefit analyses for changing vendorsAnalyze actual manufacturing costs and prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costsMaintain cost accounting systemCalculate cost estimates for new and proposed productsProvide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or servicesReconcile inventory accounts on a monthly basisCoordinate annual physical inventory and cycle countsGenerate project cost reports and determine costs to be deferred and costs to be recognized against development revenueMaintain project cost tracking system and methodsPrepare monthly journal entries manually or through electronic creation utilizing ERP systemComplete ad hoc projects as directed by senior management
POSITION REQUIREMENTS In addition to the necessary skills and experience to perform the responsibilities outlined above, there are a number of traits that a successful candidate will possess.
Technical5-7+ years of cost accounting in a manufacturing environmentBachelor s Degree in accountingCMA and/or CPA preferredMust have a strong cost systems background and have excellent analytical skillsSound understanding of US GAAPExperience with SOX controls and documentation in a publicly held company preferredStrong Excel skills

Other Skills and AbilitiesAbility to analyze and modify processes in a complex and growing environmentWelcomes the challenges that come with a rapidly growing companyHigh degree of accuracy and attention to detailSelf-starting personality; ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously; ability to work independently and make decisionsAbility and inclination to roll up sleeves and dig inDependence on and confidence in own abilities to get things doneExperience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standardsAble to meet tight deadlines on multiple priorities
About Working at Antares:
Antares Pharma is committed to recruiting highly talented individuals who thrive in a dynamic environment and who can work together in an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit.
At Antares Pharma, innovative and creative thinking is highly valued. Our culture is characterized by openness and fairness where all employees have an opportunity to make a difference. Our benefits program recognizes all employees, at all levels.
Our job satisfaction at the end of the day is rooted in knowing that the work we do can have a real impact on the lives of patients and the healthcare community who serve them.
At the end of the day, we leave our jobs knowing:
We ve made medicine easier to administer so compliance is higher and patients feel betterWe are part of a team that cares about each other and our patientsWe have an opportunity to work in an environment that values our ideasWe will be respected for who we areWe are challenged
It is this talent, dedication and shared purpose that makes Antares Pharma an exciting place to work. We hire individuals with multiple industry experience who bring a vast array of ideas and energy. We are growing and looking for high energy creative people!
Benefits at Antares Pharma:
Health and Wellness
Choice of Medical Plans PPO, or High Deductible (including a company funded HSA) with prescription coverageDental PPO PlanBasic and Supplemental Vision PlanHSA, Health FSA, and Dependent Care FSA
Financial Well Being
401(K) Plan with (50% match up to annual IRS max) and a wide array of investment optionsCompany paid income protection including Short and Long Term Disability InsuranceCompany paid Life & ADD InsuranceCompany-provided vehicle (sales employees only)Annual Employee Stock Option grant program (non-sales employees)Annual Bonus Program (non-sales employees)
Work/Life Balance
Paid Time OffVacation, Personal, Sick and HolidaysEducational AssistanceEmployee Assistance ProgramHealth Advocate
Learn More About Us: www.AntaresPharma.com
Antares Pharma, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
*****We are not accepting solicitations from Recruiters or Consultants at this time.
Associated topics: disease, drug development, histotechnologist, immunohematology, industrial hygienist, injury, nutrition, pharmacometrics, therapy, toxicologist

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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