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Sr. Cost Accountant in Torrance, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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    Torrance, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Vaco is looking for a strong candidate to fill a Senior Cost Accountant Job at a fast growing company in Torrance! You will be responsible for the cost/financial accounting needs for the company with an emphasis on working with operations to ensure accuracy of inventory, cost forecasting and analyzing, establishing and improving inventory controls and increasing company profitability.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze standard and actual costs for accuracy
  • Partner on new product modeling and analysis of pricing/costing issues
  • Analyze and report yield and profit margins
  • Perform month-end and year-end close activities
  • Review general ledger cost of sales, reconciling accounts and preparing journal entries
  • Investigate cycle count variances and resolve issues
  • Aid in the annual budget process by evaluating costs, analyzing variances, preparing analysis and reports
  • Identify and recommend cost-effective solutions to lower production costs, minimize inventory shortages, and reconcile discrepancies
  • Provide cost reporting, analysis and recommendations to management

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • 5 years related cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel data mining and modeling skills
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX, Oracle, SAP, and Hyperion
  • Strict attention to detail, highly organized and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills