Cost Accountant

Industry

Accountancy

Advert ID

USA_392436

Location

Milpitas

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD20-25/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2960 Stevens Creek Blvd CA San Jose , CA - 95128 Phone : 408-241-4900

ContactNumber

408-241-4900

Job Description

PURPOSE:

The Cost Accounting will be based in Milpitas, CA responsible for preparing and analyzing financial reports in support of business needs in order to ensure accurate and timely reporting as well as to support Milpitas, CA specific business unit models.



PRINCIPLE ACCOUNT-ABILITIES/ DUTIES:

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

* Intense collaboration

* Passionate customer focus

* Thoughtful, fast disciplined execution

* Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement

* Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do:

* Aggregate and prepare actual and forecast financial data. Compare the current forecast against the prior forecast.

* Develop detailed commentary correlating physical activity at reporting entities to changes in forecasts and to deviations from targeted financial metrics

* Assist in month end and quarter end close with journal entries registration

* Assist in quarterly reviews and year-end audit activities

* Advise reporting entities on corporate accounting policies and U.S. GAAP

* Generate/review financial key operating statistics and work with locations to assure adherence to data and calculation definitions.

* Analyze actual and forecast data and provide detailed commentary addressing deviations from targeted financial metrics as well as addressing balance sheet variances

* Generate financial reports for review by leadership team, Milpitas Pillars

* Prepare reports (scheduled and ad-hoc) support of financial analysis and/or leadership team.

* Conduct cost analyses as required

* Make recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies

* Coordinates with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, acquisition activity, new business planning, trended future requirements and operating forecasts.



PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: (include experience required with specific software applications, equipment, or specific certifications and education requirements such as MSME, MSEE, APICS, etc)

REQUIRED Basic Qualifications (must have skills):

- Graduated with a B.S. Accounting/Finance/Economics

- 3 year of experience in area of study

- Computer Microsoft Software knowledge

- 3 year of cost accounting experience

PREFERRED Qualifications (nice to have skills):

- Graduated with a B.S. Accounting/Finance/Economics

- Minor and/or knowledge of IT

- 3 year of cost accounting experience



Please email resume to merry.cariaga@manpower.com