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Robert Half International Sr. Cost Accountant in Monrovia, California


Our firm is looking for an interim cost accounting consultant. This consultant will ensure the accurate and timely preparation of all financial reports, calculate and record monthly cost of goods sold, monitor cycle counts and investigate and report significant variances to Global Director Cost of Accounting, prepare monthly operations review package, monthly gross profit analysis, and monthly budget to actual comparisons emphasizing significant variances. Additional duties could include monitoring the Accounts Payable area for accounting records and coordinating Accounts Payable and Cost Accounting efforts with General Accounting Manager to ensure accurate and timely close. This consultant will value inventories (Raw material, WIP, FGI) and record book to physical adjustments and analyze and record inventory reserves as appropriate. A resource based in Southern California is preferred for this need.


· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field required.

· Minimum five years manufacturing cost accounting experience in an environment utilizing integrated manufacturing control systems, preferably in a job cost system.

· Demonstrated good understanding of cost accounting principles and manufacturing control systems, including costing, planning/scheduling, variance calculation and shop floor control.

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Excellent analytical, prioritization, decision-making, and management skills.

· Excellent PC skills, including advanced knowledge of Excel.

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