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Interim Director - Cost Accounting in Culver City, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for a strategic consultant with a background in cost accounting to give structure and organization to the cost accounting department. You will be building the function from the ground up. This position is a longer-term contract and benefits are offered on day 1 of the project. If you like making an impact on the success of an organization, apply now.

You will be responsible for:

Developing standards of collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.

Reviewing data collected and interpreting results

Strategizing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost

Developing the periodic reports necessary to compare standard costs to actual production costs

Determining the cost information necessary for use in controlling expenditures

Making estimates of new and proposed product costs

Implementing Cost Accounting System

Assisting in Month end close of the General Ledger

Establishing physical inventory procedures and cycle count program

Job Requirements

You must have the following qualifications:
At least 5 – 7 solid years of Cost Accounting experience
Experience working in a start-up environment
Experience working with engineering and manufacturing personnel on development and analysis of cost standards
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (or related field)
Advanced user in Excel
Strong Cost systems background
Excellent analytical skills
Sound understanding of accounting principles
Experience with Microsoft AX a plus
Ability to travel domestically