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Senior Cost Accountant

Company: Michael Page
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Perform general duties in the Accounting Department that involve the costs of business activities, participate in the monthly closing process and act as an accounting interface in coordinating and monitoring the finance and accounting portions of the enterprise resource planning system, working within the limits of established policies.Client DetailsOur Client is a semiconductor manufacturer working mostly with customers in Aerospace and Military industries. They also offer engineering services. The company is a global organization with an office in Milpitas.Description

  • Plan, study, and collect data to determine costs of business components/services, such as raw material purchases, inventory, labor, and overhead. Recommend methods to improve use, collection, tracking, and analysis of data.
  • Analyze labor and materials cost data obtained and record results in spreadsheets or software programs.
  • Detail actual manufacturing costs and prepare monthly reports comparing estimated costs to actual production costs.
  • Collecting and analyzing data about a company's operational costs, and Setting standard costs of manufactured goods, Developing and analyzing cost standards
  • Provide management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products and services.
  • Act as an accounting interface in the design, development, coordination and functionality of the finance and accounting portions of the enterprise resource planning system.
  • Participate in the month end close by analyzing various business segments and creating the journals to support the business activity for the period. Particularly Payroll, Intercompany activity and cash management.
  • Performs statistical analyses to determine trends, estimates, and significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings.
  • Analyzes financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize and interpret current and projected company financial position for other managers.
  • Monitors monthly financial statements to ensure compliance with US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP) and company procedures.
  • Prepare the monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts and any corrective journals required.
  • Prepare and file monthly/quarterly sales and use tax returns.
  • Processing orders entries, Daily enter key data for sales orders, Checking data accuracy in orders to be ready for billing process
  • Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests. Perform buying duties when necessary
  • Others tasks assigned by the supervisorProfile
    • Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder(due to export control/trusted supplier rules)
    • Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university
    • 4-8 years of experience in Accounting
    • Solid understanding of US GAAP
    • ERP systems experienceOther Skills:
      • Ability to synthesize complex or diverse information
      • Collects and researches data and uses intuition and experience to complement data
      • Designs work flows and procedures
      • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
      • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully to develop solutions
      • Works well in group problem solving situations
      • Listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions
      • Demonstrates group presentation skills and participates in meetings
      • Balances team and individual responsibilities well
      • Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedbackJob OfferSalary and benefits according to candidate experience, interview performance, and references.MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

Keywords: Michael Page, Milpitas , Senior Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Milpitas, California

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