Senior Cost Accountant

  • location: Irvine, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $78,000 - $82,000 per year
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Senior Cost Accountant

job summary:
Cost Accountant

Location: Irvine, CA

This position would be accountable for the ongoing analysis of average costs, target costings projects, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The cost accountant must also be able to understand standard costing and monitor those cost effect data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information.

location: Irvine, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $78,000 - 82,000 per year
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 4 Years
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organize and monitor all activities of the cost accounting function
  • Maintain a cost model for new product introductions
  • Assemble absorption cost for freight and duty (landed cost)
  • Review the controls needed for absorption cost and reporting systems
  • Maintain and update accurate standard and full absorption costs
  • Review and reconcile standard and actual costs
  • Maintain and update excess and obsolete and lower of cost or market reserves
  • Validate inventory balances and cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
  • Able to transition from Average costs to Standard costs
  • Work with the operations and sales to locate and dispose of obsolete inventory
  • Conduct ongoing inventory analysis and make recommendations
  • Report on Inventory balances by several locations
  • Report on periodic variances and their causes
  • Perform cost accumulation tasks as a member of the target costing group
  • Find opportunities to reduce product cost and make recommendations

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • 3-7 years progressive experience in account/finance
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience creating and driving process improvement
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience manipulating large databases
  • NetSuite/Oracle experience a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
skills: Cost Accounting
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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