• Junior Cost Accountant

    Location US-CT-West Hartford
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/17/2018 2:09 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So, whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
    Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.
    Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter, and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 500 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units, and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket/spares end markets.


    The Junior Cost Accountant will obtain a foundation within our growing company and learn more about the role of internal cost accountant. Candidate should be a problem solver while having a basic understanding of accounting concepts. In this role, the Junior Cost Accountant shall support the business with internal controls and follow process to maintain systems integrity. The Junior Cost Accountant position is one to support the growth of the employee while also meeting the needs of the business.


    • Producing reliable and accurate reports to support Operations and communicate internal financial metrics.
    • Maintaining item master integrity and ensuring standard costing accuracy.
    • Monitoring variance accounts and creating related reports.
    • Supporting various continuous improvement projects throughout the year.
    • Learning to reconcile inventory accounts and identify reconciling items.
    • Understanding reserve changes and related impacts to the financial statements.
    • Providing detailed data that supports the budgets and forecasts.
    • Supporting cycle counts and annual physical inventory.
    • Transferring labor and monitoring indirect work orders to help support accurate time charging.
    • Monitoring system errors and researching the cause to help correct current and prevent future errors.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance a must.
    • Up to 2 years of prior related accounting experience preferred; new graduates with a few accounting internships may be considered.
    • Experience with Excel and awareness of ERP system capabilities.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
    • Must be a problem solver and team player.


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