Randstad Cost Accountant in Irvine, California
Irvine, CA Salary:
US$ 78,000 - US$ 89,000 per year Date Posted:
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Randstad Finance & Accounting
Performs professional general accounting, cost accounting and financial analysis and reporting. Requires thorough knowledge of cost accounting methods, principles and practices. Computes unit cost of company products or services, establishing cost standards and evaluating business processes for opportunities for improvements. Develops basis of allocation of overhead expenses and prepares product line P&L s, providing assistance to the general accounting function as necessary.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Prepare Journal Entries for month-end cost accounting closing.
Prepare General ledger reconciliation
Prepare cost accounting reports: labor reports/R&D project cost reports/service profitability reports
Maintain integrity of inventory detail balance at moving average cost/standard cost on monthly basis
Plan and direct physical inventory count with cost team.
Plan and direct physical inventory count reconciliations for all segments
Plan and lead annual standard cost roll
Perform annual standard cost variance (current to New Year) analysis by segment at year end with cost team
Support segments in developing standard unit costs for direct materials, labor and overhead.
Develop annual Material Burden Rate and Freight & Duty rate
Perform analysis of product and project costs including material & labor variances, cost center spending and labor efficiencies
Support quarterly audit in areas of inventory roll forwards / inventory detail consignment inventory/WIP validation and inventory revaluation to moving average/shrinkage/obsolescence
Responsible for pricing and purchasing variance analysis and reporting
Work with segments on improving efficiencies
Evaluate process deficiencies, formulate corrective action plans, and develop process improvements and/or procedural controls
Support financial reviews and audits conducted by independent auditors
Other general and cost accounting responsibilities and special projects as required
May require some limited travel to remove subsidiaries
Ad hoc Request / Project
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of general and cost accounting principles and practices.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to interact with all levels of management.
Good organization skills, works well with a team (external & internal customers)
Self-starter, self-directed and detailed oriented individual.
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Bachelor s degree in accounting or finance a must.
Minimum five years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably with standard cost and job cost.
SAP FI/CO experience preferred.
Offers a full benefit package which includes:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life & Disability
401(k) with Company Match
Flexible Spending Account
Vacation, Sick and Holiday Pay