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Cost Accountant

Aerotek • Milpitas, CA

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

$30.00 - $35.00/Hour
Accounting - Finance, Manufacturing
Accounting, Manufacturing

Job Description

The Cost Accounting will be based in Milpitas CA responsible for preparing and analyzing financial reports in support of business needs in order to ensure accurate and timely reporting as well as to support Milpitas specific business unit models.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:
* Intense collaboration
* Passionate customer focus
* Thoughtful, fast disciplined execution
* Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
* Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:
* Own end-to-end finances of some of our customers; this include customer's P&L and Balance Sheet
* Assist in month end and quarter end close with journal entries registration
* Analyze actual and forecast data and provide detailed commentary addressing deviations from targeted financial metrics and balance sheet variances
* Compare the current forecast against the prior forecast.
* Conduct cost analyses as required
* Make recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies
* Generate financial reports for review by leadership team
* Prepare reports (scheduled and ad-hoc) support of financial analysis and/or leadership team.
* Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, new business planning, trended future requirements, and operating forecasts.
* Advise reporting entities on corporate accounting policies and U.S. GAAP
* Assist in quarterly reviews and year-end audit activities

REQUIRED Basic Qualifications (must have skills):
- Graduated with a B.S. Accounting/Finance/Economics
- 3 year of experience in area of study
- Computer Microsoft Software knowledge
- 3 year of cost accounting experience
PREFERRED Qualifications (nice to have skills):
- Graduated with a B.S. Accounting/Finance/Economics
- Minor and/or knowledge of IT
- 3 year of cost accounting experience
Education or Training:
- Graduated with a B.S. Accounting/Finance/Economics

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

Job ID: 6783096
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