Cost Accountant

Beacon Resources
Published
June 24, 2022
Location
Gardena, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Beacon Resources, in partnership with our client in the South Bay region of Southern California, seeks a Cost Accountant to join an e-commerce home furnishings company.

Job – The Cost Accountant will perform a combination of cost accounting and general accounting tasks. You will report to an Accounting Manager.

Job Site Status (Remote/Hybrid/Onsite) – The role is remote at present, but within the next couple of months, the hired accountant will be working on site a couple of days/week.

Culture – You will join a company with a heavy emphasis on teamwork and helping each other outside of their expected roles. There is a cadre of extremely intelligent people at the company with big ambitions for the company. The company is growing doing well financially.

Compensation/Benefits – Salary range begins at $80,000/year and increases depending on qualifications. A bonus is offered as well. Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage options. There are an unlimited # of PTO days.

COST ACCOUNTANT DUTIES

Cost Accounting

  • Participate in all month-end closes involving inventory issues
  • Input Journal Entries and Account Reconciliations into the General Ledger (G/L) as it involves inventory and fixed asset issues
  • Support all other accounting personnel in physical inventory counts, including shrink counts
  • Ensure all inventory counting and fixed asset assessment procedures comply with all relevant internal control systems
  • Research all possible solutions to improve inventory accounting processes, including ways to reduce shrink counts
  • Analyze variances in inventory (raw materials, finished goods) between stated and actual counts, including using the FIFO accounting method
  • Contribute to the COGS and inventory budget
  • Assist in establishing costing system in conjunction with ERP rollout

Corporate Accounting

  • Support audit process

Miscellaneous

  • Accept other various financial and accounting tasks as needed

COST ACCOUNTANT QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration
  • At least two (2) years of work experience in cost accounting
  • Experience in a manufacturing and/or food production and/or Consumer Products Goods (CPG) environment

Preferred

  • CPA
  • Public Accounting experience

COST ACCOUNTANT SKILLS

Required

Technical

  • Expert-level Excel proficiency (v-lookups, pivot tables, IF formulas, et. al)
  • Expert-level Word proficiency
  • Proficiency with an ERP system

Interpersonal

  • Superior “people” skills
  • Willingness to take on significant responsibility
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to think critically and analytically
  • Ability to write in a clear and concise manner

Preferred

Technical

  • Navision

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