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Cost Accountant

Seal Beach, CA

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RemX Irvine is looking for a Cost Accountant for our client in the city of Seal Beach Direct Hire offering $69,000-78,000p/yr.

Cost Accountant Duties:

  • Analyze the actual costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.  Provide cost information for updating ERPLx.
  • Identify monthly material consumption, quantity, labor cost, processing production month end closing and book monthly journal entries
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting (CIP, PPV) and balance sheet reconciliations (inventory, liabilities);
  • Prepare inventory movement and analysis.
  • Track the compilation of project costs into fixed asset accounts, and close out those accounts once the related projects have been completed.
  • Manage physical inventory cycle count and fixed asset.
  • Insure that proper financial controls exist in Inventory, Fixed Assets, and Requisition to Payment. Insure that all tasks are performed in compliance with internal controls and the Code of Ethics.
  • Maintain cost accounting system. Make enhancements to financial systems as business needs change to support our internal customers. Provide support as required for system implementations and upgrades.
  • Coordinating monthly closings and financial reporting, managing the budget preparation. process from schedule planning to final presentation.
  • Overseeing the standard costing process, ensuring the proper financial controls are in place.
  • Drive improvements in our financial systems.
  • Managing fixed asset movement and reconciling to GL accounts.
  • Training and developing skills of other finance personnel.
  • Partnering with others at the site to evaluate business decisions and insure financial objectives are met.
  • Reports to Controller.

Job Requirements

Cost Accountants Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting; CPA, CMA, or MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years work experience in a related job or company; Prior experience in Manufacturing Cost Accounting desirable; Prior experience with BPCS/ERPLx and PeopleSoft or similar software systems a plus.
  • Possess the ability to understand and correlate complex business issues into simple cause and effect explanations; Excellent formal and informal written and oral communication skills; Willingness to be held accountable for producing accurate information and to perform tasks by the highest ethical standards
  • Expert command of standard MS Office Applications – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Potential monthly travel required to Union City, GA. and Seattle, WA
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