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  • Walnut Creek, CA 94596
  • Monier Esfahani

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Cost Accounting Analyst

Ascent • Walnut Creek, CA

Posted 1 month ago

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Job Description

Cost Accountant
Location: Walnut Creek, CA
7-month contract to hire
The Cost Accountant contract role is responsible for key aspects of the company's cost accounting, reporting, and procedures. Responsibilities include month-end closing, reporting, analyzing, monitoring and maintaining certain parts of the company's manufacturing and supply chain functions. This position will regularly interface with the Cost Manager, as well as members of Supply Chain, IT and Finance.

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Closing: Perform all month-end closing responsibilities, including inventory and cost of goods sold journal entries and accruals, balance sheet inventory account reconciliations and account variance analysis and explanation.
  • Reporting: Assist Cost Manager with margins analysis, reserve analysis, manufacturing spend and supply chain cost analysis
  • Monitoring: Track daily manufacturing variances, perform daily reconciliations of perpetual inventory to the G/L and close completed work-orders
  • Maintenance: Support Cost Manager with inventory system setup including product costing, new products, Bill of Materials (BOM) and annual standard cost revaluation
  • Participate in annual and periodic physical inventories
  • Assist Cost Manager with annual budget process and periodic forecast updates
  • Prepare adhoc reports and assist in special projects and analysis as determined by Cost Manager
  • Assist Cost Manager with external audit deliverables
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • 5+ years of experience in cost accounting in standard cost environment
  • SAP
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
For immediate consideration, please email your resume in Word format, along with the best time and number to reach you.  Thanks, I look forward to hearing from you.
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Job ID: 19-04216
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