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Cost Accountant

Seal Beach, CA

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RemX Irvine is looking for a Contract Cost Accountant for our client located in the city of Seal Beach 5-6-month Contract offering $40-$47p/hr.

Cost Accountant Duties:

  • Prepares all supporting documents for cost accounting and fixed assets for the annual audit.
  • Analyze the actual costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs for audit purpose. 
  • Prepare inventory movement and COGS substantive analysis.
  • Prepares monthly roll forward of fixed assets and related accumulated depreciation accounts and reconcile GL balance and sub ledger.
  • 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.
  • Identify monthly material consumption, WIP quantity, labor cost, OH for processing production month end closing and book monthly COGS JEs.
  • Coordinate the monthly closing with accounting team monthly insuring correct results with minimal adjustments; Generate general ledger entries; Prepare monthly financial reporting (CIP, PPV) and balance sheet reconciliations (inventory, liabilities); Provide information for weekly flash reports; Prepare additional analysis as required to explain and summarize financial activity.
  • 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
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