Job Listing Description

Sr. Cost Accountant

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Sr. Cost Accountant for an opening in El Segundo, CA.

Seeking a Cost Accountant III to join our Finance Team within the Aerospace Division. In this role, the successful candidate will apply principles of cost accounting, determine and implement cost accounting procedures and methods. At this level, tasks and assignments tend to be general but may involve complex and/or non-routine assignments and duties are performed under limited supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
" Perform month-end closing.
" Prepare and record journal entries.
" Preparation and analysis of cost reports and costing audits.
" Examine and review unusual cost records and ensures cost data is allocated correctly.
" Plan, study and collect data to determine cost of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.
" Analyze changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided to determine effects on costs.
" Analyze actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
" Record cost information for use in controlling expenditures.
" Analyze audits of costs and prepares reports.
" Compile cost information to be used in operating budget preparation
" Make estimates of new and proposed product or service costs.
" Recommend cost efficiencies in new product layouts.
" Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
" Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals/deadlines.

" Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Cost Accounting or equivalent such as Finance from four-year college or university and minimum of five (5) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
" Experience working in a government contracting environment along with a general understanding of general and cost accounting principles and practices is preferred.
" Must have prior experience in Accounting / ERP Systems.
" Working knowledge of MAPICS XA (ERP), INFOR, and Spreadsheet Server experience preferred.
" Must have experience with all Microsoft Office applications: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Project; Advance skill with Excel

M-F, 1st Shift

Job Number: 192649
Job Location: El Segundo, CA
Rate: $35 to $39.00 DOE
Duration: Direct
Input Date: 07/16/2021
Last Updated: 07/29/2021
Attention: Silmese Graves
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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