Sr. Cost Accountant - Hybrid in Los Angeles, CA at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/6/2022

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Job Description

JobID: 388361

JSG is hiring a Sr. Cost Accountant - Hybrid for our client in Los Angeles, CA.

The Sr. Cost Accountant is responsible for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis and tracing costs back to underlying activities. In this role, one must be detailed-oriented and have the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment.

Position Responsibilities

  • Minimum of 8 - 12 years of experience in Finance, General Accounting and/or Cost Accounting in an aerospace manufacturing environment
  • Drive accounting process within the plant to ensure accurate books, records and compliance to key control requirements including Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Function as an active member and financial advisor to Operations management team. Support Operations staff in developing and interpreting financial and non-financial performance measurements.
  • Monitors progress of Work Orders (WO) and their status address WO variance issues. Review inventory cost data for anomalies, assist in researching and identifying root causes and provide information for corrective action and process improvement as necessary.
  • Monitors and collects inventory and cost data; reviews daily/weekly/month reports and investigates variance to ensure that financial information has been recorded properly.
  • Work on creating Dashboards and Business Intelligence reporting within Oracle, identifying key performance indicators (KPI's) reflecting trends in labor and productivity.
  • Coordinate Capital Asset (CA) processes, monitor, review and assist in the development of cost estimate models and to support Estimate At Complete activities and depreciation allocations after approval.
  • Ad hoc support to perpetual inventory reviews, Quarterly E&O Reserve Analysis, Inventory Forecasting, Operational financial data analysis and ERP accuracy reviews.
  • Interfaces with Supply Chain Management and Corporate Accounting for ERP database accuracy
  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead)

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or related field is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Current expertise in: MS Office Suite (Advanced MS Excel required)
  • Experienced in and knowledgeable of GAAP

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