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Gardena, CA 90249

Posted: 05/03/2024 Job Titles: ACCT - Controller Job Number: 5102 Pay Rate: 160,000

Job Description

Our client is a Global aerospace manufacturing organization that is PE backed and growing through acquisition. This role will support a $36M plant in Torrance, CA. This role will manage site P&L, support all cost accounting, cost analysis, inventory valuation and be instrumental in the budgeting and re-forecast processes. 

Accounting and Financial Reporting:
  • Maintain standard material, labor and overhead costs
  • Prepare journal entries and reconcile inventories to balance sheet
  • Review and adjust inventory reserves in accordance with accounting policies
  • Analyze gross margin, other cost of sales, inventory trends and turnover ratios, and production yield data
  • Prepare audit schedules and footnote disclosures
  • Support business unit and manufacturing groups with cost, mfg., and inventory analysis
  • Assist in complying with documentation and internal control requirements
Inventory Accounting and Control:
  • Work with Manufacturing to plan and conduct physical inventories
  • Reconcile physical inventories to ERP system for applicable locations
Reporting and Analysis:
  • Validate GAAP and non-GAAP P&L results by performing detailed analysis of ‘cost of sales’ and ‘opex’ related functional areas
  • Support Product/Customer margin analysis by reviewing, correcting, and reconciling transactions that drive detailed corporate and business unit P&L reporting.  
    • Reconciliation involves detailed analysis of business activity by P&L account, profit center and profitability segment (e.g. customer/product)
  • Support the analysis of variance incurred during production and purchasing activities by comparing the basis for standard cost (info records, overhead rates from costing sheets)
Business Process:
  • Ensure timely completion of month-end process for settlement of production orders  
  • Perform allocations monthly and ensure the results correctly reflect allocation logic agreed by business units
  • Manage the periodic process for collection and processing of cost center plan data
  • Ensure the timely update to Activity Type rates (direct labor and engineering labor rates)
  • Support the process of updating standard costs
Education & Experience:
  • B.S. degree in Accounting, Information Systems, Economics, or related field
  • 10+ years professional cost accounting experience (experience in aerospace manufacturing a plus)
  • Experience in financial reporting, fixed assets, budgeting, and oversight of AP and Senior Cost Accountant. 
  • Experience with Epicor software a plus in addition to strong Excel

Meet Your Recruiter

Kyle Sakata
Recruiting Manager

Born in Hollywood and raised in Los Angeles, Kyle was destined to be a star. When that did not work out, he did the next best thing and became a recruiter. After graduating from California State University, Long Beach with a bachelor’s degree in finance, Kyle began his professional career working in accounting as an Assistant Controller and Controller for several companies in the surf industry. After a number of years working in accounting, he became an entrepreneur and developed two successful coffee-house locations in Orange County where he was the CFO (and head barista).

In 2003 Kyle again shifted his career and became a financial recruiter in the Bay area with a large national staffing company where he was responsible for building successful recruiting teams.  Kyle joined Alliance Resource Group in 2009 as a Recruiting Manager.

Kyle is a proud parent of two girls, Maya and Sage, whom are attending college in San Francisco, CA and Paris, France. In his spare time, Kyle loves to fire up the BBQ after a good surf session.

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