Cost Accounting Analyst - Government Experience Required in Riverside, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

Job Snapshot

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    Riverside, CA
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Accountants, don't get lost in the numbers! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Senior Accountant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco advocate for you. At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Accountant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Cost Accounting Analyst your typical day may involve:

  • Processes all end of month closing duties
  • Ensures all direct costs are properly accounted for my performing adequate accruals, stage payment reconciliations and allocations as needed
  • Maintains full knowledge of Projects including budgets, forecasts, actual costs and variance analysis
  • Updates weekly performance metrics and weekly progress summaries for all Projects within area of responsibility
  • Performs weekly and monthly Program / Project Accounting to include inventory analysis and allocations of material, labor and overhead
  • Assists in the review of Cost Performance Reports when requested
  • Creates weekly and monthly reports to provide management with status of Projects
  • Creates ad hoc reporting as necessary
  • Tracks costs from the lowest level charge (Purchase Order or Payroll) to various summary levels
  • Assists Compliance with audit requests from external audit firm or government agencies
  • Other related costing activities requested by management
  • College degree in Accounting
  • At least five (5) years related experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel and Access required)
  • Knowledge of CAS, FAR, and DFAR, a plus