Inventory Staff Accountant

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:

Our client, is currently searching for an Inventory Staff Accountant in Modesto,CA. The ideal candidate is someone who is diligent, versatile and enjoys working in a team environment. This position also requires someone with strong analytical abilities and communication skills. 

Job Duties:

  • Performing inventory counts and preparing adjusting entries
  • Month-end close procedures including journal entries and GL reconciliations as required
  • Variance and trend analysis over costs
  • Assist in inventory forecasting
  • Publish daily Stock Status report and review issues with the plant
  • Review Idocs (Intermediate Docs) Highjump to SAP transaction that fail to post in SAP. Determine cause and clear
  • Publish Shelf Life report
  • Record packaging, ingredients and purchase for resale (PFR) purchases in(purchase receipt file)
  • Run monthly usage reports and send to Director of Purchasing
  • Assist with monthly physical inventory
  • Notify operations of deadlines for month-end and provide Non-HighJump count sheets
  • Enter Non-HighJump month-end ending inventories and WIP
  • Review month-end ending HighJump inventories for accuracy and send to production reporting staff for entry 
  • Process SAP month-end inventory true up file
  • Record month end Work in Process
  • Review and analyze standard vs actual usage variances


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance is desired 
  • 3+ years of experience as an inventory/cost accountant (or other relevant work experience)
  • Experience in a large ERP system
  • Familiar with setting up Bills of Materials (BOMS)
  • Understanding of the purchase order / inventory receipts process
  • Understand inventory costing, management, and variance

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