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Senior Cost Accountant


Location: Parsippany NJ, United States (US)
Job Function: Finance
Career Level: Professionals
Company: Roehm America LLC



We are a leading supplier of methacrylate chemistry. As a global company with around 2,900 employees, we are represented on four continents. We serve a global market with our MERACRYL® methacrylates and PMMA molding compounds under the PLEXIGLAS® brand (in the Americas registered under the trademark ACRYLITE®), which we manufacture in our worldwide production network. Our products supply growth markets including the automotive, construction, and medical technology industries.


Röhm is committed to operating with social responsibility, and sustainability forms an integral part of our business strategy. We view our employees as our strength, and we value diversity and inclusion. If you thrive in an environment where individual contributions are both visible and recognized, Röhm may be right for you.




The Senior Cost Accountant will direct, coordinate, and control financial-related activities for 2 manufacturing plant sites: Osceola and Wallingford in support of the Molding Compounds Business units.  This role includes product costing, budgeting, reporting, cost center monitoring, variance analysis and monthly closing activities. 

The position will also perform other key duties in support of the entire Roehm Accounting organization including LIFO calculation and standard & Actual Cost runs. 




  • Monitor and analyze manufacturing costs for 2 plant sites, including materials, labor and overhead vs budgets and provide regular analysis to management. 

  • Costing of all new products for Molding Compounds products.  

  • Performs the monthly Standard & Actual Cost runs and analyzes results to ensure deviations are explainable and no inaccuracies. 

  •  Performs month-end closing activities  including variance analysis, cost center accruals, cost center review.  

  • Ensure proper internal controls over inventory and coordinates the annual physical inventory verification process.  

  • Prepares monthly inventory balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring a full understanding of monthly movements in stock. 

  • Prepares the yearly LIFO calculation and annual Inventory Reserve calculation. 

  • Coordinate the annual financial budgets with site management. 

  • Provide necessary reports and analysis in support of Internal and External audits. 

  • Drive and ensure site compliance to internal and external audit policies. 

  • Participate in safety and housekeeping programs as required. 

  • Participate in staff/production meetings with Operations as requested. 

  • Travel up to 5% yearly. 




  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. 

  • Minimum 5 Years of  Cost Accounting experience and 10 years of financial experience. 

  • Technical proficiency in SAP system. 

  • Proficiency with Excel & PowerPoint. 

  • Strong communication & leadership skills. 







We listen: Your ideas along our corporate values of creativity, openness, responsibility and entrepreneurial spirit are important to us.

  • Remuneration: Attractive salary in the chemical tariff, special payments, participation in the company's success
  • Coverage: Company subsidized pension scheme and long-term account, group accident insurance, support for caring for relatives, sickness benefit subsidy
  • Work-life-balance: Flexible working, possibility of mobile working, 30 days of vacation per year, free parking
  • Health and social affairs: Prevention programs, social and employee counseling, company sports & discounts in various fitness studios, meal allowance

...and much more. You can find an overview of our benefits on our careers page.



Sounds interesting? Learn more about us and apply here: Realize your dreams at Röhm!


If you have any questions regarding your application or the application process please contact Kristina Harris at and refer to the Requisition ID cited below.


Röhm actively strives to find the most qualified candidates, and takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to foster a workplace where talent and skills are the only criteria for employment, and where diversity is valued and respected.


Requisition ID:  2989