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Cost Accountant Lead

Company : Safran Cabin Job field : Finance and management Location : Huntington Beach , California , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : Bachelor's Degree Required experience : More than 5 years Spoken language(s) : English Fluent Salary range : $72,670 - $114,200 USD

Job Description

• Collect and analyze data to determine production costs by performing the following:
o Variance Analysis
o Cost of Goods Sold Analysis
o Standard Costing Analysis
o Overhead & Labor Rate Calculation
o Inventory Valuation Analysis
o Ad-hoc financial analysis
• Assist Controllers by preparing financial reports and give recommendations based on available data.
• Assist Controllers with cost accounting analysis as needed.
• Demonstrate understanding of BOM & Routings for cost validation.
• Assist with part number cost rolls and releasing manufacturing order when request aligns with cost accounting procedures.
• Maintain process and procedural documentation for Cost Accounting functions
• Ensure Cross Training of Cost Accounting processes and procedures across all sites within scope.
• In charge of the homogeneity of methods and processes fort all cost accountants, in the central team as well as those who reports to site controllers / division CFO. For instance: calculation of overheads costs and landing costs, valuation of WIP and inventory etc.
• Provide monthly analysis and reporting to management on inventories, costs of goods for each facility and for the whole company Cabin Inc.
• Perform period closing activities and perform journal entries and GL account analysis.
• Perform account reconciliations to drive accuracy in inventory cycle and review with Controllers at Balance Sheet Review meetings.
• Perform Error Clearing to ensure accurate transaction posting to general ledger. Work with appropriate departments to resolve recurring issues by reviewing and adjusting accounting rules when necessary.
• Perform Annual Cost roll with multi-week validations, organize and schedule simulations before go live in order to anticipate any impact, and make them known and approved.
• Complete annual update of ERP with Overhead & Labor Rate Calculations supplied by Controllers.
• Assist with physical inventory audits as requested by sites.
• Assist as required with special projects.
• Provide internal and external audit support as requested by gathering back up, preparing reports and presenting findings to audit teams and management to improve transparency.

Complementary Description

The cost accountant is responsible for all divisions within Safran Cabin Inc. and Cabin Materials. Analyzes material, labor, or other expenses to determine production costs, cost of sales, or other cost-related performance measures. This position reports to department Manager.

The expected salary range for this position is between $72,670 - $114,200 USD. Actual compensation will be determined based on experience, education, and other factors permitted by law.

At Safran, diversity & inclusion is a source of richness that adds quality of life, performance, and innovation. We welcome diverse contributions and provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, disability/medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's or Master's Degree
Experience: 7+ years' experience in an accounting/controlling department for a large manufacturer.
Computer Skills:
• Strong demonstrated use of Windows Operating System.
• Thorough understanding/use of Microsoft Office products including : Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
• Advanced knowledge/use of Microsoft Excel.
Other Skills:
• Advanced knowledge of mathematics and statistics
• Understanding of organizational accounting concepts
• In-depth knowledge of financial guidelines and regulations
• Strong financial analysis skills
• Ability to perform risk and security assessments
• Excellent attention to detail
• Effective verbal and written communication skills and problem solving skills
• Ability to collaborate with other different functions and foster teamwork
• Provides mentoring and coaching to junior cost accountant employees.
• Handles the most complex issues.
• Possesses expert knowledge of subject matter.
• Detailed oriented and accuracy are mandatory
• Synthesis and analysis capabilities
• Works with a great deal of autonomy and initiative, while also being a team player.
• Proactive and takes the lead in proposing, managing, and implementing all continuous improvement initiatives

Additional Preferred Skills: (not required)
• Relevant Certification
• M3 Proficiency

Description: Senior-level position within field.

Specificity of the job

*Traveling may be required.

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5701, Bolsa avenue, CA 92647

Huntington Beach

California United States

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