Senior Cost Accountant

Location: San Jose, CA
Date Posted: 06-27-2017
Senior Cost Accountant
Xceed Staffing is looking for a Senior Cost Accountant for a public manufacturing company located in San Jose.  

This role will responsible for cost accounting activities related to the manufacturing operations in the US. Candidates should have strong analytical skills, be able to multitask as well as possess excellent communications skills. Key responsibilities are listed, but not limited to, those noted below:
  • Perform assigned cost accounting activities including month end close, preparation of various journal entries, quarterly standard cost revaluation, variance analysis, margin analysis, inventory control and physical counts, etc.
  • Prepare E&O and LCM reserves analyses quarterly in conjunction with policies.
  • Prepare  quarterly Inventory and Cost of Goods Sold P&L Flux Analyses
  • Support costing activities; analyze actual labor, material, overhead cost and capacity. Interact with Production Control team to ensure Bills of Materials (BOM) and Routing are accurate and up to date.
  • Assist with monthly Other Cost of Goods Sold (“OCNIS”) forecasts
  • Calculate, analyze and report warranty expense and related reserves
  • Work closely with manufacturing operation partners and IT to drive process improvements
  • Able to interface with the internal operations team to implement process improvements
  • Collaborate with external audit staff for quarterly and annual year-end audit procedures
  • Develop, maintain and ensure ongoing compliance with accounting policies and procedures
  • Understand, analyze, and offer insight into manufacturing processes at a semi-conductor fab, along with chip assembly operations, BOM structures, routings, labor rates, and manufacturing overhead rates
  • Perform independent analysis on operations performance to validate yield rates and throughout capacity.

  • Understanding of US GAAP and monthly accounting close processes and internal accounting controls for SOX compliance
  • Bachelor’s degree in business with accounting or finance concentration
  • Over five years of cost accounting experience in a high-tech manufacturing environment
  • Experience in managing multiple tasks/projects and priorities with the ability to escalate in an appropriate and timely manner
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Experience and knowledge of Oracle R12 is preferred
  • ERP / MRP systems, process and controls implementation experience desired
  • Experience in interactions with international accounting team members is desirable
  • Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A track record of attention to detail, organized and thorough with desire for continuous improvement
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