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Aston Carter Senior Accountant in Avon, Connecticut

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Location: Avon, CT

Job Type: Full-Time


  • Perform cost analysis, including manufacturing variances, purchase price variance, and inventory management.

  • Develop and analyze manufacturing cost standards.

  • Reconcile inventory and calculate reserves.

  • Analyze operational costs compared to plan.

  • Assist with month-end close responsibilities.

  • Handle fixed assets and capital investment requests.

  • Support the Tax Manager with Sales & Use Tax Audits.

  • Collaborate with external auditors during yearly audits.

  • Provide backup support for Accounts Payable and other functions.

  • Review and reconcile received not vouchered reports.

  • Conduct quarterly intercompany reconciliations.

  • Perform physical fixed asset counts.

  • Assist with various audits.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

  • 4-7 years of relevant Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, with experience in Cost Accounting.

  • Experience using an ERP system (JDEdwards preferred).

  • Thorough understanding of the manufacturing process and related functions (purchasing/receiving, order entry/shipping).

  • Comfortable with closing the books, cost accounting, fixed assets, balance sheet reconciliation, and journal entry posting.

  • Understanding of AP/AR desired.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

    About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter provides world-class corporate talent solutions to thousands of clients across the globe. Specialized in accounting, finance, human resources, talent acquisition, procurement, supply chain and select administrative professions, we extend the capabilities of industry-leading companies. We draw on our deep recruiting expertise and expansive network to meet the evolving needs of our clients and talent community with agility and excellence. With offices across the U.S., Canada, Asia Pacific and Europe, Aston Carter serves many of the Fortune 500. We are proud to be a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® double diamond winner for both client and talent service.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At Aston Carter, diversity and inclusion are a bridge towards the equity and success of our people. DE&I are embedded into our culture through:

  • Hiring diverse talent

  • Maintaining an inclusive environment through persistent self-reflection

  • Building a culture of care, engagement, and recognition with clear outcomes

  • Ensuring growth opportunities for our people

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please email ( for other accommodation options.