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Senior Cost Accountant

BeatBox Beverages

BeatBox Beverages

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024


Born in Austin, TX. BeatBox Beverages is a collection of millennial founders and established industry veterans developing innovative beverage brands for the next generation of drinkers. BeatBox Beverages was founded on the belief that future generations will continue to demand products that authentically connect with their lifestyle. Our mission is to create cutting-edge beverage brands that speak to innovative individuals.

Title: Senior Cost Accountant

FLSA Classification: Exempt

Department: Accounting

Reports to: Corporate Controller

Date: 6/2024

Salary: $88,000-100,000 + bonus

Job Summary:

The Senior Cost Accountant is responsible for overseeing and managing the cost accounting functions within the finance department. This role involves analyzing costs, preparing costing within our ERP (MS Dynamics BC), preparing cost reports, and identifying opportunities for cost savings and efficiency improvements. The Senior Cost Accountant will play a key role in financial decision-making by providing accurate cost information and analysis to support strategic initiatives.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position does not have direct supervisory responsibilities but is subject to change.


  • Update BOM’s and Routings within our ERP for all items across various co-packers.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly inventory related journal entries.
  • Analyze and monitor costs associated with production processes, materials, and inventory.
  • Prepare and maintain cost reports, including variance analysis and cost of goods sold (COGS) reports.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify opportunities for cost reduction and process improvements.
  • Conduct regular audits of inventory and manufacturing processes to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of cost accounting policies and procedures.
  • Provide financial analysis and support for decision-making related to pricing, product development, and investment opportunities.
  • Participate in month-end and year-end close processes, including journal entries and reconciliations related to cost accounts.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reports and analysis as needed.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in cost accounting principles and techniques.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other accounting software.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with cross-functional teams and senior management.
  • Solid understanding of financial statements and reporting requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • CPA certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cost accounting or related field.
  • Experience in CPG preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

BeatBox Beverages provides a fair and equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, marital status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. BeatBox Beverages hires and promotes individuals solely based on qualifications for the position to be filled and business needs.