Cost Accounting Supervisor (Contract-to-Hire)

Location: San Jose, California
Date Posted: 04-25-2018
Xceed Staffing seeks a Cost Accounting Manager/Senior Cost Accountant level candidate for an established high-tech manufacturing company located in San Jose.  The candidate will be expected to manage and document cost accounting functions related inventory processes, valuation, tracking, reconciliations and reporting. The individual will also be involved with the development of processes and controls to maintain compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.   
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  • Hands on experience with Factory Information Systems (FIS) or Manufacturing Execution System (MES) including inventory tracking, scrap and yield reporting, process costing and integration with the ERP system.
  • Support USA finance in the setting, monitoring, and measuring of standard and actual costs of production
  • Manage the physical inventory process including procedures, physical count control, valuation and reconciliation to the perpetual records.
  • Provide analytical support, with root cause analysis, for ERP and MES system users, including communication of required software changes.
  • Experience in general ledger inventory valuation and period cost of sales.
  • Experience with standard cost system for inventory valuation, including variance reporting and analysis.  
  • Implementation and management of a financial cost system using a major ERP application such as Oracle (preferred) or SAP.
  • Develop detailed scrap and yield reporting procedures.
  • The ability to travel to Taiwan if necessary.
  • Participate in budget preparation and maintains budget control.
  • Recommend, document and implement processes to improve the operation of the finance function.

  • Over 10 years direct cost accounting experience in a semiconductor or other related high-tech manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership in building sound relationships with operations, finance, IT and manufacturing personnel in the business.  
  • Implementation and support experience with a major software package such as Oracle or SAP
  • Strong enterprise software experience and proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Mandarin proficiency a plus
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