Senior Cost Accountant

CAMARILLO, CA

Reporting to the Controller, this role is responsible for all the cost accounting related activities of the company.

This hands-on role will be responsible for the integrity of the company’s costing systems and the associated financial information.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Other duties may be assigned. Responsibilities/Duties/  Skills Include:

  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of the Standard Costing System.
  • Analyze Material, Labor and Overhead variances and determine root cause of the variances

  • Analyze Purchase Price Variances.
  • Review all inventory related transactions for errors and insure proper impact on both the G/L and perpetual records.
  • Calculate and rollup standard material, labor and overhead rates per company policy.
  • Perform monthly accounting close process including journal entries
  • Prepare timely and accurate monthly reporting to management
  • Reconcile all inventory related balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Calculate and maintain appropriate reserves for excess/obsolete inventory.
  • Monitor and provide support to the company’s cycle count program, including reporting and root cause analysis
  • Lead annual physical inventory process and related reconciliation.
  • Provide inputs into the company’s forecasting and budgeting processes.
  • Support new product development with project projections, BOM and router development
  • Work closely with operations team on a daily basis
  • Other Adhoc requests/projects as needed

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

  • Analysis, Risk-aware, Internal Controls, Reconciliation, Multi-tasking, High Degree of integrity and confidentiality.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • Highly analytical
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Hands on approach
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Can-do attitude
  • Strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to meet deadlines

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Must have 4-year degree in Accounting
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years cost accounting within a manufacturing environment.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Experience working with MRP systems
  • Syspro experience a plus, not required

 

Qualified and interested candidates are urged to apply immediately.  Jackie Hoofring, Avalon Staffing, jackie@avalonstaffing.com, Office:805.367.3260

This is a direct-hire/full-time position.

Application

  • Please upload a PDF of your resume here