Cost Accounting Supervisor/Manager

Recruiting Resources, Inc.
California, United States
USD 62.50 per hour
04 Dec 2020
05 Dec 2020
Job role
Experience level
We are recruiting for a Cost Accounting Supervisor/Manager for a large aerospace manufacturing company located in the San Fernando Valley. Cost accounting experience is a MUST. Competitive compensation plus bonus. Position will be reporting to the VP of Financial Reporting and liaising with the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Supervise all inventory cost related activities within the business units
  • Assist in monthly close journal entries, balance sheet and financial statement review, and monthly variance analysis
  • Perform Monthly Inventory Reconciliation and reserves calculation process, including:
    • Balancing perpetual inventory to GL to identify differences and necessary steps to correct
    • In-transit inventory accruals;
    • Subcontracting costing;
    • Obsolete & Slow Moving Inventory Reserves;
    • Inventory Variance Reserves (PPV, Operating Variance);
    • LCM Reserve; and
    • Scrap activity reporting and balancing.
  • Preparation of monthly direct, indirect and overhead allocation, and idle capacity expense;
  • Preparation of monthly yield loss variance analysis, and idle time analysis
  • Provide guidance to operations, procurement and finance personnel in the correction or proper treatment of inventory transactions to assure accurate accounting and reporting of inventory;
  • Prepare monthly cost by projects, manufacturing and other product offering by line analysis;
  • Prepare monthly forecasts for manufacturing variances and outbound freight;
  • Prepare inventory forecasts, and ensure inventory forecasts align with cost forecasts
  • Prepare inventory budgets and cost of sales forecasts for annual operating plan preparation
  • Maintain work order-level volumes, costing and yield variance analysis
  • Assist in the development of standard costs, and ABC overhead costing, for ERP implementation
  • Maintain fixed/variable conversion cost reporting and operating variance analysis models for use in refining applied overhead rates
  • Ensure health of cycle count programs, and assist with physical inventories, if required;
  • Assist outside auditors in completing quarterly reviews and yearly audits;
  • Ensure the effectiveness of internal controls.
  • Interact with Senior and Executive Management, as required.

What You Bring:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting Required, advanced degree a plus;
  • Certified Management Accountant Preferred;
  • Preferably 5+ years cost accounting experience;
  • "In-Factory" manufacturing experience REQUIRED; aerospace manufacturing experience a plus
  • Strong understanding in ERP systems (Infor brand ERP systems a plus);
  • Excellent Excel skills Required
  • Sarbanes Oxley Act (Sox) experience
  • Good time management skills to manage fluctuating work volume.
  • Experience working is a fast pace team environment
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Desire to move upward within the organization preferred