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Manufacturing Cost Accountant

Company: RTC Aerospace
Location: Chatsworth
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

About RTC Aerospace:RTC Aerospace is a 60-year-old aerospace manufacturer of complex, high-tolerance, difficult-to-machine parts. We have 3 facilities across the nation bringing exceptional cellular manufacturing capabilities and unique engineered solutions to our clients' designed products. We are a company driven by ambitious individuals, working together to become an industry leader in lean-cell manufacturing. Come be a part of something exceptional at RTC Aerospace! How You'll Make an Impact 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 is responsible for the cost system including system integrity, data collection, and margin analysis reporting. What you'll be doing as a Cost Accountant:

  • Working a Full-time, onsite position at our Chatsworth, CA location.
  • Perform all cost accounting activities including inventory valuation, cost of sales, product profitability and cost ratio analyses, variance analysis, etc.
  • Provide reporting and analysis including manufacturing productivity, capital budget review, budget and forecasting support, quoting support, as well as developing labor and overhead rates, etc.
  • Setting standard costs of manufactured goods
  • Developing and analyzing cost standards
  • Support Controller(s) as required for the monthly financial close to ensure timely financial reporting.
  • Communicate and explain cost and financial performance results to a broad range of audiences.
  • Participate in development of annual budgets and operating plans.
  • Lead cycle count procedures, ensuring accuracy of inventory records.
  • Validate revenue and cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close and forecast.
  • Supporting other company accountants with invoicing and capital expenditure
  • Effectively collaborate with staff at all levels from all departments including manufacturing, sales, engineering, and procurement.
  • Analyze and lead improvement teams in relevant value streams and processes.
  • Support external financial audits on product costing and inventory valuation.
  • Provide analysis to assist operational improvement initiatives, developing and maintaining key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Provide analysis on capital expenditure projects.
  • Adhere to all workplace safety guidelines, policies, and laws determined by the Company, state, and federal authorities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.Requirements:
    • Available to work a full-time position with pre-determined shift times.
    • 3-5 years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. Aerospace and government contracting experience is a plus.
    • Strong analytical skills, accuracy, and attention to detail
    • ERP system experience
    • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
    • Dedication and requisite skills to meet critical business deadlines
    • Self-starter and strong ethical standards
    • BA/BS or equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Economics
    • Proficient with spreadsheets and databases
    • Ability to work in a dynamic and changing environment
    • Attention to detail and proven ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement
    • Experienced organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
    • Experience in manufacturing, aerospace, and defense a plus Physical Demands: 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:
      • Ability to lift or move up to 50lbs.
      • Reach forward, up, down and to the side in order to move equipment.
      • Continuous standing and walking throughout the workday.
      • Ability to reach with hands and arms; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel material.
      • Access, input, and retrieve information from a computer. Work Environment: A large percentage of work time is spent in a machine shop where temperatures vary from hot to cold. The environment may also include exposure to noise, dust, fumes, vapor from coolant, etc. Industry standard safety equipment is provided by the Company, and specific notice is posted in areas where safety equipment is required. Compensation and Benefits: Employee Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance, long-term disability and 401(k) with up to 6% QACA company match. The Cost Accountant Compensation range for onsite California applicants is $75,000 - $85,000 annually commensurate with experience. Some shifts may include shift differential pay rates. Other site ranges may differ.Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 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. Affirmative Action and Disability Accommodation Applicants wishing to receive information on RTC's Affirmative Action Plans, or applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the application and/or interview process, please contact the RTC Human Resources Department. 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 an accommodation, contact the RTC 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. 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 an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Department.


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

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