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Cost Accountant

Company: RTC Aerospace
Location: Chatsworth
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:Cost Accountant is responsible for the cost accounting systems and activities for the company. Major responsibilities include inventory valuation and control, cost of sales, product margins, and cost analyses as required. The Cost Accountant Manager is responsible for the cost system including system integrity, data collection, and reporting.Duties and Responsibilities:Performs all cost accounting activities including inventory valuation, cost of sales, product profitability and cost ratio analyses, variance analysis, etc.Sets and maintains standard costs of manufactured goods.Develops and analyzes cost standards.Validates revenue and gross margins are accurately reported.Provides reporting and analysis including manufacturing productivity, capital budget review, budget and forecasting support, quoting support, as well as developing overhead rates.Supports Controller as required for the monthly financial close to ensure timely financial reporting.Communicates and explains cost and financial performance results to a broad range of audiences.Participates in the development of annual budgets and operating plans.Leads cycle count and physical inventory procedures, ensuring the accuracy of inventory records and compliance with policies and procedures.Effectively collaborates with staff at all levels from all departments including manufacturing, sales, engineering, and procurement.Analyzes and leads improvement teams in relevant value streams and process.Supports external financial audits on product costing and inventory valuation.Provides analysis to assist operational improvement initiatives, develops and maintains key performance indicators (KPIs).Provides analysis on capital expenditure projects.Adheres to all workplace safety guidelines, policies, and laws determined by the Company, state, and federal authoritiesPerforms other duties as assignedEducation, Skills, and Experience:2-5 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. Aerospace and government contracting experience is a plus.Advanced Microsoft Office skills, with an emphasis on spreadsheet development, management and manipulation.Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.Excellent interpersonal and teamwork capabilities.Minimum of bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience.Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:Working conditions are normal for that of a manufacturing/machine shop/office environment.This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "US Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. 120.15 is required.RTC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department.Candidates will receive consideration without discrimination in accordance with the requirements of article 9 to chapter XVIII of the City of Los Angeles Municipal Code, federal and state laws of California.

Keywords: RTC Aerospace, Los Angeles , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Chatsworth, California

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