Cost Accountant

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 28-02-2018
We are looking for a smart, detail-oriented, motivated individual with an entrepreneurial spirit who is excited by the opportunity to help build something incredible from the ground up. Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the ideal candidate will have strong cost accounting knowledge in a production environment such as manufacturing or cultivation, a customer service focus, the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations and a desire to work with a professional, results-driven team. This job is full time and will be based in Culver City, California. Some travel may be required.

Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Oversight of inventory costing and related activities at multiple locations; analyzing production variances and providing insight into inventory cost fluctuations
  • Review invoice approval and coding, including supplier payments
  • Maintain accurate cost of goods sold accounting
  • Aid in the preparation of various month-end/year-end reports and schedules including inventory reconciliations, journal entries, cost of goods sold analysis, inventory on hand reports, etc.
  • Support monthly, quarterly and annual GL close processes and year-end audit as required
  • Assist in accounting participation in physical inventory count activities
  • Planning, studying and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and labor
  • Development, updating, and maintenance of standard costs and BOMs
  • Monitor, analyze and report on cost trends of inventory and raw materials to interpret overall cost of goods sold and margin variations, including analyzing actual cultivation and manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Assist with annual budget process, including development of production cost center expenses, labor budgets, activity rates for labor and overhead to be used in standard costing
  • Performing other duties as assigned

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, communication and technical GAAP accounting skills
  • The ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly collaborative team player with the ability to enforce policies and procedures
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Advanced PC skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, preferably Microsoft NAV

Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree combined with 3-7 years of relevant work experience
  • A combination of public and private accounting (preferred)
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