Cost Accounting Manager

Position Purpose

Job Description

We are seeking someone with extensive Cost Accounting specific experience (this is critical) for this Managerial role. We are growing at an amazing rate and this role will play an integral part in accounting and the development of supply chain finance operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

Perform all cost accounting activities including month end close; journal entry, reconciliation, inventory flux analysis, variance analysis, margin analysis, inventory control and reporting
Calculate, analyze and report warranty and sales return expense and reserves
Track and monitor R&D inventory movement and capitalization
Assist with ERP implementation
Work with operations to ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) are accurate and up to date
Cost accounting policies and process for existing and future products
Develop, maintain and ensure ongoing compliance with accounting policies and procedures
Review all standard cost variance including purchase price variance
Inventory reconciliation against purchases, shipments and returns
Actively participate in internal and external audits
Partner with operational teams to drive process improvement and cost reduction initiatives
Assist with forecasting supply chain impact to financial statements
Provide management reports and analysis
Ad hoc analysis and tasks as needed
Must-Have Qualifications

Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Willing and able to work in a fast paced environment, perform well under pressure, juggle multiple priorities, meet aggressive deadlines and doing hands work on while understanding the big picture
Able to drive new processes and take on additional responsibilities as necessary
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong work ethic
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA and/or MBA a plus
5-8 years cost accounting experience in a contract-manufacturing environment (retail and tech a plus)
Highly technical with GAAP; IFRS a plus
Strong interest in technology
Tech savvy –Excel guru
Tier 1 ERP experience
Strong understanding of financial and operational controls

Competitive salaries, stock options and great benefits (health, subsidized public transportation costs, generous vacation)
Great San Francisco office with lots of light and great views, convenient to every mode of mass transit – on wheels, on rails and on water
Early stage start-up where you’ll help shape the culture and have a huge impact
Free catered lunches, snacks and drinks
You get to work on innovative products and challenging problems with some amazingly talented (and fun) people!

Job Summary

  • San Francisco, CA, US
Date Posted:
15 Sep 2014