Currently seeking a Cost Accountant for a position in Oxnard, CA.
The Cost Accountant develops and assesses appropriate cost practices, controls, and procedures while maintaining ERP cost system accurately in defining product costing.
This role works closely with the operation team to share data analysis, develop KPIs, and help with process improvements in a variety of areas.
Update and manage costs in ERP system ensuring product cost is correctly stated per standards
Assist with budgeting and forecasting while establishing plant’s conversion rates
Identify and provide root-cause drivers while assessing the following manufacturing variances such as material usage, labor efficiency, scrap and Purchase Price Variance (PPV).
Prepare cost journal entries during month end close
Work with Operations team to develop manufacturing KPI’s to provide timely insight
Develop timely analysis and reports in areas including departmental reporting, inventory metrics, labor efficiency, etc
Manage and improve the cycle count audit and physical inventory programs
Lead projects such as product costing corrections and SKU Rationalization
Support continuous improvement cost savings projects
Support capital expenditure ROI analysis
Perform various ad hoc analysis to identify root causes and opportunities
Drive process improvement in all areas of manufacturing operation
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
Attention to detail and accuracy
Self-starter with strong teamwork skills and ability to develop relationships with key stakeholders across functional areas
Demonstrates problem solving ability with experience providing practical business insights from large, complex data sets
Bachelor's Degree Accounting or related.
4-6 years Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
In-depth knowledge of QAD, or Oracle/SAP and other ERP systems
Monday - Friday 8AM to 5PM
Oxnard, CA 93030
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