Northridge, CA

Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

Location: Northridge, CA (Onsite)

3-6 Month Contract Assignment (potential to convert)

Pay: $45-48 / HR

Our client, a global leader in drug delivery & manufacturing is navigating a period of dynamic change and growth. They are seeking for a talented Cost Accountant to join their team.

Summary of Position

Analyze and communicate production variances and track absorption weekly; participate in month end by completing journals and reviewing PPV and production variances; perform monthly balance sheet account recs specifically inventory.

Job Responsibilities :

· Analyze and evaluate weekly manufacturing variances including PPV, labor/OH absorption, and inventory valuation and implement timely adjustments. Collaborate with the manufacturing operations to analyze variance and drive improvements.

· Assist in developing standard costs for materials, labor and overhead.

· Prepare month end journal entries manually & review for anomalies & inconsistencies.

· Prepare monthly inventory account reconciliations and identify why any unreconciled variances exist.

· Assist in developing an inventory reserve policy and perform monthly analysis.

· Develop plant expense guidelines to ensure correct classification of controlled expenses.

· Assist in budget and forecast preparation and ensure timely completion.

· Assist with annual financial audits as it relates to inventory and standard costs.

· Perform cost-benefit analyses as needed.

· Participate in the cycle count process with Supply Chain quarterly.

Education & Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree from accredited university in accounting/finance or related field.

· 1-4 years relevant work experience in accounting, manufacturing and cost accounting experience is a plus.

· Experience using Microsoft Dynamics (D365)

· Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including strong Excel skills.

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