Cost Accountant-Fab-Tech, Inc.

480 Hercules Dr, Colchester, VT 05446, USA Req #413
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
This position is with our company Fab-Tech, which manufactures PermaShield Pipe (PSP®), a revolutionary hybrid fluoropolymer coated stainless steel duct system recognized worldwide as the premier solution for corrosive and hazardous fume exhaust needs. PermaShield Pipe is a fully engineered, modular fume exhaust system that combines the reliability of stainless steel with the superior corrosion resistance of Fab-Tech's proprietary PermaShield Fluoropolymer Barrier Coating. PSP carries a highly regarded FM4922 approval as well.
Fab-Tech, Inc. in Colchester, Vermont, employs an exceptional team of hardworking, quality focused individuals, a number of whom have been here since the very beginning, 30+ years ago! We are passionate about safety and committed to providing our customers with the best, safest, most environmentally responsible products in the industry.



The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, detail oriented and capable of covering a broad range of finance and accounting tasks including month end close activities, budget versus actual analysis, and Job Cost Reporting.  


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Operations and Costing:

  • Develop, maintain, and analyze standard costs
  • Analyze actual production costs vs standards and recommend changes, areas of focus
  • Collecting and analyzing data about the company’s operational costs across multiple plants
  • Prepare reports and summaries for supervisors and managers as needed
  • Prepare weekly data reporting for management
  • Prepare weekly Job Cost Reporting including budget vs actual summary and supporting details
  • Analyze standard and actual margins realized by; Customer, Product, Product size


Accounting and Inventory valuation:

  • Reconciling inventory – raw materials, work in process, & finished goods.
  • Analyze inventory valuation
  • Post to the General Ledger, trial balance, adjustments, journal entries
  • Act as an integral part of financial audits, bank audits, 401(k) audits and others as needed
  • Anticipate potential problems as they develop and communicate such to Controller
  • Analyze weekly/monthly cycle counts and report finding and suggest corrective actions
  •  Finance lead on year-end inventory count.
  • Ensure tasks are completed accurately by consistently maintaining excellent attention to detail
  • Interact with staff members and workers in a professional and ethical manner
  • Represent the company in a positive and professional manner at all times
  • Able to manage time and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and with minimal supervision



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Accounting or Finance. Prior Manufacturing experience preferred, but not required. Basic understanding of inventory movement as well as inventory costing. Superior computer skills to include Windows-based accounting software, strong Excel skills, Word, Outlook. 



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups



Ability to apply basic mathematical skills and analyze mathematical trends in data. 



Ability to analyze financial information, identify discrepancies, and provide solutions.  Ability to identify problems, collect information, establish facts, and suggest solutions.  Ability to develop and support conclusions.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet; however, safety glasses and other required protection should be worn when out in the shop area.

CPS (an Exyte Group Company) is a group of manufacturing and design companies providing innovative product solutions to the semiconductor, life science, chemical processing, gas systems, wastewater, mining, power generation and other industries. We provide a broad range of products & services including liquid, chemical, and gas storage, blending, and delivery control, pre-fabricated high purity process utility modules, corrosive fume exhaust duct, and airflow control devices. With the breadth of our product offerings and engineering capabilities we can offer broad turnkey solutions or targeted niche products depending on our customer’s needs and desires.


Critical Process System Group offers competitive compensation and a complete benefits package that includes:
Annual Performance-Based Bonuses, Pay Based on Skill Level and Overtime Potential – Earn Extra Money! Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Short/Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance. 401k deferral and match program, PTO and Paid Holidays and Employee Assistance Program.


Perfect Attendance Recognition with Monetary Awards, Discounted Gym Membership, Paid Volunteer Time Off, Above & Beyond Recognition, Free Boots and Company Gear, Wellness Program with challenges, incentives and rewards all year!  


Just for Fun: Taco Truck Day, Wellness Fair, Cornhole Tournaments, Fun Contests with Prizes, Birthday Recognition, Smoothie Truck Day


If you are looking for a future with a company known for its inventiveness and passion for progress, look no further...... your career is right here!

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