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Cost Accountant

Company: Aston Carter
Location: South Gate
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description --- Recommend changes to the company's processes and policies to reduce cost and maximize profit--- Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs--- Advise executives and upper management on appropriate costing based on financial data--- Records and reports cost information for use in controlling expenditures, conducting audits as necessary--- Assist in audits and general ledger preparation--- Preparing audit reports and findings to management--- Prepare and complete internal cost audits--- Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services--- Setting standard costs of manufactured goods--- Work with engineering and manufacturing staff to develop costs and pricing of new and proposed products --- Develop and analyze cost standards--- Carry out cost-volume-profit (CVP) analysis--- Collect and analyze data from ERP system and establish operational costs of business activities such as manufactured products and goods, labor, and overhead--- Perform account reconciliations--- Assist in physical inventory and operations audits--- Monitor inventory transactions and processes--- Complete General Ledger month-end closing activities--- Assist in preparation of monthly consolidated financial statements, Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow statements and other accounting books.--- Prepare journal entries, schedules, and analyses--- Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements--- Comply with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirementsSkills:Cost accounting, Accounting, General ledger, Bill of material, Cost analysis, Reporting, BOM, Audit, Reconciliation, Month End Close, ExcelAdditional Skills & Qualifications:--- Minimum of 2 years of Cost Accounting work experience in a manufacturing environment required--- Experience with Infor SyteLine (CSI) preferred--- Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field preferred--- Knowledgeable regarding Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements --- Sound understanding of accounting principles--- Advanced knowledge of mathematics and statistics --- Understanding of organizational accounting concepts--- Strong financial analysis skills--- Ability to prepare financial reports and give recommendations based on available data--- Excellent attention to detail About Aston Carter: Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you. At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless. Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit . Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions. The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, South Gate , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , South Gate, California

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