Cost Accountant

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Gardena, CA
Mar 27, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Businesses & Consultants
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

  • Implementation and maintenance of product cost accounting procedures and methods
  • Perform variance analysis (PPV, Labor, overhead, material usage, etc)
  • Sales analysis including COGS and calculation of gross margin by product and market segment. Compare actual results to forecasted/planned results to obtain volume/mix drivers
  • Monitor cost absorption and calculate actual costs including fixed and variable cost allocations monthly
  • Inventory valuation costing and review including inventory obsolescence and LCM calculations
  • Prepare ad-hoc analysis, reports, and financial system data and present information to management
  • Work with Manufacturing Engineers to coordinate modification of BOMs with rolling of updated costs as products are added or revised
  • Demonstrate ethical and professional behavior in accordance with company values
  • Perform job duties in a manner that maintains compliance with environmental, health and safety regulations, policies and procedures
  • All other duties as assigned

  • Ability to work well alone as well as with others
  • Advanced in Excel, ERP financial systems, and reporting systems
  • Strong analytical, financial, and accounting skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Flexibility to deal with a range of issues both financial and non-financial
  • Ability to identify problems and prioritize to meet goals
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance/Accounting

Experience Required:
  • Four to six years of relevant costing experience

Company Description
We are a recruiting firm specializing in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Tax, Audit, Operations, and Information Systems for fortune 1000 companies. We provide our clients with temporary and permanent professionals that possess high technical skills.

Gardena, CA


Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:34:22 PDT