Cost Accounting Manager


Hybrid - 3 days per week in our Wilmington, MA manufacturing facility

About LightForce Orthodontics

LightForce Orthodontics is a 3D printing technology company focused on the orthodontic space. Our digital platform empowers orthodontists with 3D-printed tooth-moving tools. In 2019, we launched our first product - the world’s only, fully customized 3D printed bracket system and digital treatment software. We are proud to be one of the fastest growing companies in the industry. Learn more at www.lightforceortho.com


This role is responsible for cost accounting function, which includes working with Operations and Engineering teams to ensure the integrity of the product standard cost. This role will analyze the financial results through gross margin as well as departmental spending. Responsible for inventory, pricing, costing, and other ad hoc requests relating to cost accounting. Further responsibilities include participation in annual financial and other audits as well as other duties and projects as required.


  • Perform monthly financial close activities including accurate reporting of overhead expenses & allocations, labor, inventory, and cost of goods sold
  • Monthly reporting to management on departmental spending, gross margins, and inventory
  • Oversee cycle counts, physical inventory, and other inventory related procedures
  • Business partner with Operations on the cost of the product as well as support initiatives to help produce cost savings, including materials, shipping costs, overhead expenses, and labor
  • Assist with annual audit preparations which includes preparing documentation/memos and investigating and resolving audit findings, discrepancies, and other issues of noncompliance
  • Contribute to the development of accounting systems, internal controls, documentation, and procedures
  • Perform special ad hoc projects and reporting as needed and other accounting duties assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 7+ years of Cost Accounting/Finance experience with 1-2 years managing a staff
  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • NetSuite experience preferred
  • Experience with non-US subsidiaries is preferred
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other office tools
  • Self-directed, organized, and prioritizes multiple tasks.
  • Tasks are performed timely and accurately, with attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Physical Demands

  • Requires the ability to use hands, and reach with hands and arms
  • Requires the ability to see, listen, and speak
  • Requires walking and standing for long periods of time

Work Environment

  • Work is generally performed in an open office, sedentary position.

Perks and Benefits (US Employees Only)

  • Unlimited PTO for exempt employees
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • Generous premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Group plan voluntary life insurance
  • Fringe benefits
  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Allowances for those in commercial sales positions
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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.

LightForce Orthodontics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.