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AMETEK, Inc. Senior Cost Accountant in Orange, California

Senior Cost Accountant

  • Job ID: 17815

  • Functional Area: Finance

  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular

  • Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years

  • Hours of Work:

  • Shift:

  • Location: US - California - Orange

  • Division: AHV - Power Systems & Instruments

  • Education Required: Not Indicated

  • Relocation Provided: No

  • Travel Percentage: 0.00

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Position Description:

Position Summary:

Establish, maintain, monitor and report accurate product costing and inventory data. Collect data and prepare reports for all manufacturing and operational activity. Compare budget to actual expenses and analyze variances. Assist in establishing and implementing new or modified cost accounting systems, methods and procedures. Provide cost accounting support to all areas of the company as needed with an emphasis on operations. Act as the liaison to external and internal auditors for all cost and inventory accounting requests.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

• Assist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory valuation and prepare inventory roll forward

• Monthly reconciliation for inventory accounts from perpetual to GL

• Analyze production variances and propose adjustments as needed

• Review activity recorded via time and labor posting, reclassify as needed, notify appropriate staff of any changes required to ensure accurate reporting

• Report on cost metrics including product line margins and variances, labor costs and efficiencies, etc

• Maintain internal control documentation and test internal controls

• Review and analyze inventory and margin reports, conduct research and perform analytical studies in regards to cost analyses and profitability

• Ensure timely submission, accuracy and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to management

• Analyze cost accounting data and assist with cycle count/physical inventories

• Assist in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 implementation

• Coordinate with IT department for system, data request and reporting issues.

• Perform annual cost roll

• Create annual ABC cycle count program and manage daily cycle count process

• Manage annual Physical count process

• Assist in developing full standard costing for finished parts

• Manage open WO – aging, completion, variance analysis

• Track materials cost savings, PPV and other analysis

• Act as liaison to operations personnel for cost accounting and product related reporting.

• Special projects as assigned

Position Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance

• Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 5 or more years of related experience

• Ability to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting Standards

• Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data

• Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills

• Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and reserves

• Strong organizational and communicational skills

• Strong data mining skills, advance excel skills

• Manufacturing experience required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.