Cost Accountant

Beacon Resources
June 24, 2022
Gardena, CA
Job Type


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 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


  • Accept other various financial and accounting tasks as needed



  • 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


  • CPA
  • Public Accounting experience




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


  • 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



  • Navision

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