Senior Cost Accountant

  • Location
    Placentia, California
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 80000 - $ 110000

I am hiring for a Senior Cost Accountant for a large industry in Placentia, Ca Area.

Company offers competitive salary and benefits and opportunities for growth. Position pays 80K to 110K plus bonus depending on experience and skill sets.


  • Responsible for cost accounting such as:
    • Compares actual costs to estimates and analyzes variances.
    • Analyze and monitor raw material inventory.
    • Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic reports comparing budget costs to actual production costs; this includes product margin reporting and analytics.
    • Maintain the inventory system with integrity and standardization.
    • Have strong technical skills involving inventory reconciliation, cost analysis and month-end close.
    • Based on analysis make recommendations to improve operations and efficiencies in manufacturing (identify cost variations and ways to mitigate, areas to focus on cost reduction strategies, inefficiencies etc.)
  • Monthly journal entries, inventory costing and analysis, general ledger account reconciliations and other month-end accounting functions.
  • Review expected product and project margins against actual results. Analyze variances.

You are qualified if you have:

·       Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA preferred.

·       5-10 years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.

·       Proficient in all MS Office Products. Advance excel required.

·       Significant experience with ERP systems in a manufacturing environment.

·       Strong cost analytical and financial analysis skills.

·       Excellent presentation and communications skills

If you have the desire qualifications, please email resume to 


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