Senior Cost Accountant

Santee, California
Jun 21, 2024
Jun 22, 2024
Staff, Senior
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Work from office
Full Time
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Salary: $85,000 - $90,000 per year

A bit about us:

An established medical diagnostic equipment manufacturing company is looking to hire a Senior Cost Accountant to partner with the CFO!

Why join us?
  • Established, stable company
  • Room for Growth
  • Relaxed environment

Job Details

Job Details:

Our company, a leading player in the scientific industry, seeks a dynamic and experienced Senior Cost Accountant to join our team. This permanent role is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned professional to apply their expertise in a challenging and rewarding environment. We are a fast-paced organization that values innovation, integrity, and collaboration. As a Senior Cost Accountant, you will play an integral role in our financial management, particularly in costing and budget control, to ensure our financial health and business growth.


As a Senior Cost Accountant, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

1. Taking charge of the preparation and analysis of cost reports and costing audits.
2. Conducting regular ledger maintenance and reconciliation.
3. Collaborating with various departments to compile and interpret financial data for strategic decision-making.
4. Developing and implementing effective cost accounting systems and processes to optimize resources.
5. Assisting in the preparation of annual budgets and financial forecasts.
6. Performing cost variance analysis, identifying trends, and making recommendations for improvements.
7. Ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
8. Reviewing and updating standard costs in the bill of materials.
9. Collaborating with the internal audit team to ensure accurate financial reporting.
10. Providing guidance and support to junior cost accountants and other staff members as needed.


The successful candidate must possess:

1. A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. An advanced degree or professional certification such as CMA, CPA, or ACCA is a plus.
2. A minimum of five years of experience in a cost accounting role, preferably in the scientific industry.
3. Proficiency in ledger and other accounting software.
4. Strong analytical skills with a deep understanding of financial data analysis and forecasting.
5. Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
6. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with team members and present financial information to non-financial colleagues.
7. Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
8. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to make well-judged decisions.
9. Knowledge of cost accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
10. High ethical standards and professionalism, with a commitment to confidentiality.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking company. If you are a seasoned cost accountant looking for a challenging and rewarding role, we would love to hear from you.

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