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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Xceed Staffing
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Xceed seeks Senior Cost Accountant for a high-tech manufacturing company located in the South Bay.

***This role requires experience using Oracle Cost Accounting***

Interested candidates please email your resume to


Perform the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial closing process for the costing and inventory modules and ensure accuracy of various system and manually generated transactions/entries
Prepare various inventory and cost accounting entries and account reconciliations
Assist with fluctuation analysis explanations for various components of worldwide gross margins for both domestic operations and foreign subsidiaries
Review manufacturing variances and work with operations teams to reduce these variances
Analyze standard costs and review the standard cost roll-ups for products, production, and service operations and investigate/resolve large variances prior to quarterly finalization of rolling standards
Work with operations teams to analyze inventory for potential excess and obsolete reserves and make related entries in accordance with the companys policies
Provide assistance with the annual operating plan, quarterly forecast, and monthly actual reporting and variance analysis in support of the business operations management teams review of departmental headcount, operating expense and capital expenditures reports
Maintain relationships with business partners and finance peers to address information reporting needs
Interact with internal/external auditors and provide various analysis and audit schedules and work to ensure compliance with all internal control procedures
Develop and document controls, processes and procedures related to manufacturing accounting and inventory to ensure SOX compliance
Perform ad hoc projects periodically upon request


Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance (with emphasis in Accounting)
Extensive manufacturing experience (5 years +) with standard costing, manufacturing variances, overhead absorption across multiple foreign and domestic operating locations
Detailed experience with inventory and COGS accounts reconciliations and related accounting
Experience with month-end closing and working in a fast-paced environment
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent computer skills including advanced MS Excel (e.g. Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, etc.)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to communicate with a variety of other functional areas including operations and warehouse teams
Strong preference for Oracle experience and experience in the semiconductor business
Strong understanding of US GAAP and SOX
Preference for experience with Spreadsheet Server, Hyperion, Blackline
Demonstrated ability to work independently with little direct daily supervision
Must be a team player and comfortable working in a collaborative environment

Keywords: Xceed Staffing, Milpitas , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Milpitas, California

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