ZOLL Circulation, Inc.

  • Cost Accounting Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/31/2018 12:33 AM)
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  • Overview

    General Summary:


    Manage and responsible for all cost accounting functions including performing the month-end accounting close for inventory, maintaining the cost accounting system and preparing and analyzing inventory valuations, cost of sales and variances. 


    Essential Functions:


    • Prepare and analyze inventory valuations, cost of sales, and variances for internal review, management reporting purposes, and monthly financial close
    • Record cost accounting related journal entries and complete cost accounting related account reconciliations
    • Prepare monthly reporting package for submission to parent company
    • Establish, input and control financial inventory flow, revaluations, and standard cost updates and maintenance.
    • Work with manufacturing, supply chain, engineering & sales personnel analyzing product costs including material, labor, and overhead, associated variances and method to control and reduce costs.
    • Responsible for the preparation of SOX documentation and audit schedules related to the both internal and external audit.  Provide all supporting information requested in conjunction with the audit(s).
    • Responsible for gross margin budget and forecast.
    • Provide Senior Management with regular reports on cost, providing visibility into significant fluctuations and activity regarding inventory, product costs, variances and obsolescence
    • Maintain and revise monthly financial closing documentation from a cost perspective on an as need basis
    • Supervise and maintain refurbished, demo, loaner, evaluation, and trade-in inventory tracking process
    • Assist in various audits, such as Property Taxes audit and Sales Taxes audit.
    • Performs special projects as requested by Management Team


    Education/Training/Experience Requirements:


    • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Accounting or Finance with 4 years’ related experience in cost accounting
    • Experience with both large and small companies. 
    • Teamwork and customer service minded
    • Creative and positive attitude
    • Advanced skills in the following areas are required: Microsoft Excel, Access, Pivot Tables.
    • Experience with ERP package also required, Oracle or Great Plains/Dynamics preferred
    • Strong team player willing to share responsibility to accomplish goals
    • Strong process re-engineering and workflow management skills. 
    • Experience with lean manufacturing and inventory principles for cost reduction are preferred
    • Excellent follow-through and meticulous eye for detail
    • Exceptional verbal/written communication skills
    • Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks simultaneously and manage multiple deadlines, and work with grace under pressure
    • Solid understanding of US GAAP
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills


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