Cost Accountant (f/m/d)

Cost Accountant (f/m/d)

SLM Solutions is a leading provider of metal based additive manufacturing technology, commonly referred to as 3D printers, utilizing selective laser melting powder bed fusion technology.  Our 3D printers are designed to produce parts directly from a variety of metal powders.  The customers for our metal based additive manufacturing systems come from various industries such as aerospace, energy, healthcare, and automotive.  Headquartered in Lübeck Germany, SLM Solutions has approximately 420 employees worldwide. 

Position Description

The role of SLM Solutions Cost Accountant requires a detail-oriented, diligent, and numbers savvy individual candidate who has strong analytical skills and has a character portraying utmost integrity. This is role is crucial the effective financial reporting and regulatory tax compliance.  Responsibilities include collecting and analyzing financial information and preparing financial reports to maintain a record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, as well as processing accounts payable, accounts receivable, and other financial activities within the organization.
In addition, the Cost Accountant will:
  • Ensure compliance with sales tax reporting and payments using Avalara sales tax software
  • Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes and reconcile all accounts
  • Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records
  • Review and code reimbursable expenses according to company procedures utilizing Tallie expense reporting website
  • Prepare bill payments by check, wire transfer or through payment website;
  • Generate customer invoices aligned with payment terms
  • Compile monthly financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to such matters as cash receipts, expenditures, accounts payable and receivable, and profits and losses
  • Receive and record cash receipts and prepare bank deposits
  • File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports
  • Perform customer follow up for payment of past due accounts receivables
  • Work with external auditors and prepare requested materials


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and proven compliance with federal and state laws and accounting practices
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a cost accounting role
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Experience with QuickBooks or equivalent accounting software
  • Good communication skills

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package Includes:

  • Diverse, global, growing organization with flat hierarchies in a trend-setting industry
  • Competitive compensation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance; short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts


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