Cost Accountant

Irvine, CA 92618

Posted: 09/13/2018 Job Titles: COST - Cost Accounting Supervisor, COST - Sr. Cost Accountant Job Number: 2150 Pay Rate: 110,000


Job Description

Seeking a Senior Cost Accountant.  This role is primarily responsible for establishment  of the  day-to-day activities regarding  the cost accounting function. Management of  all reporting and analysis of inventory and manufacturing operating expense. In this highly visible position, the Senior Cost Accountant  will be challenged to interface regularly with senior management and operations. This position reports to the Accounting Manager.
  • Analyze inventory, reserve, variances, and manufacturing spend. Communicate issues and identify opportunities to management
  • Define policies and procedures for all cost accounting activities
  • Development and maintenance of standard costs
  • Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
  • Review work orders and variances
  • Perform monthly closing activities including journal entries, account reconciliations, reporting and analysis
  • Review operation process for financial impact, propose and communicate changes required to improve efficiency and accuracy
  • Work closely with operation and provide support when needed
  • Work with external and internal auditors


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years progressive experience in cost accounting in a Medical Device or Manufacturing  organization
  • Strong understanding of ERP system and system implementation experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advance Excel skill required
  • Proven experience in driving process improvement
  • Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proactive in communicating issues and ability to deal with challenges
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with non-accounting professionals

Benefits Include
  • 401K with company match
  • Fully Paid Health Care
  • Employer Paid HSA


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