Cost Accountant

Global distribution company is seeking a Cost Accountant to join their very stable and growing organization. In this role you will collaborate with other accountants and financial staff in the company to provide financial and accounting support to executives and department heads who establish goals and budgets for the organization.

Job Profile: Cost Accountant

Vacancy: 1

Experience: 1+ years as Cost Accountant

Location: Irvine, CA

Salary: $80,000 - $85,000

Responsibilities

  • Collecting and analyzing data about a company’s operational costs
  • Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
  • Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems
  • Setting standard costs of manufactured goods
  • Developing and analyzing cost standards
  • Carrying out cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis
  • Establishing costs of business processes such as administration, labor, shipping, etc.
  • Performing account reconciliations
  • Preparing audit reports and presenting their findings to management
  • Recommending changes to the company’s processes and policies to reduce cost and maximize profit
  • Advising executives and upper management on appropriate costing based on financial data
  • Managing the company’s balance sheet and accounting books
  • Perform cost accumulation tasks as a member of the target costing group

Requirements

  • 1+ years of accounting/finance experience
  • BA/BS degree, Finance related
  • Excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team
  • Helpful to have experience manipulating large databases