Senior Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Van Nuys, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Senior Cost Accountant


Parker+Lynch is hiring a Senior Cost Accountant for a private manufacturing company located in Van Nuys, CA. This is a highly visible role that will partner with Operational & Finance leaders on ad hoc initiatives, including process enhancements, operating procedures and building relationships. The company had a record year in sales last year.


Responsibilities include:

  • Analyze manufacturing variances from standard cost and report on the impact of those variances (both projected and historical)
  • Verify accuracy of inventory value at standard cost (Items Costs, Bills of Materials, Routings)
  • Prepare the monthly inventory valuation schedule and reconcile inventory accounts to the general ledger
  • Calculate annual labor and overhead rates and explain fluctuations from prior periods
  • Develop monthly COGS and gross margin analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree | Accounting or Finance
  • 5 years of cost accounting experience | manufacturing industry required
  • Experience with an ERP system | strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work well as an individual & collaborate with Accounting & Operations

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