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Cost Analyst-Consulting-La Mirada in La Mirada, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    La Mirada, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    COSTA56314

Job Description

Combine your financial expertise with our industry connections and you'll have yourself an advantage over your competition! Our client has an immediate opportunity for a skilled Cost Accountant. At Vaco, we advocate for you by connecting your work experience to the open job. We will promote 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 Cost Accountant, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Cost Accountant, you will be responsible for all cost accounting activities. This involves preparing and analyzing financial information as well as performing collection duties.

Cost Accountant Job Duties:

  • Develop, implement and improve standard cost processes globally
  • Complete actual versus standard cost analysis related to cost of manufacturing Prepare financial analysis related to manufacturing costs, inventory, capital investment and benchmarking as needed for decision support
  • Establish process for raw material, packaging, to accurately be reflected in cost of manufacture; creating processes to maintain bill of materials and maintain periodic cost updates globally
  • Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods, to determine effects on costs.
  • Establish standard processes to maintain and analyze overhead absorption associated with Inventory and cost of sales analysis enabling recommendations to improve capacity utilization and reduce cost
  • Establish and maintain processes to evaluate capital investment, prioritizing those investments towards strategic intent and economic return Establish and recommend standard productivity measures globally both definitions as well as processes to review in a proactive manner thereby improving cost of manufacture.
Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or finance; CMA ( Certified Management Accountant is a plus ).
  • Experience with an ERP system experience
  • 5+ years of accounting experience; cost accounting preferred
  • 3+ years of operational experience, especially with inventory and plant operations
  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions
  • Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts
  • Extremely strong Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical techniques

Job Requirements

Bachelor degree in accounting or finance; CMA ( Certified Management Accountant is a plus ). Experience with an ERP system experience 5+ years of accounting experience; cost accounting preferred 3+ years of operational experience, especially with inventory and plant operations Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail Excellent communication skills and high confidence in stating professional opinions Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts Extremely strong Excel skills, especially advanced financial modeling and analytical techniques