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Job Number: 2176918

Cost Accounting Manager
Palo Alto (100% on-site)
$130k - $150k
Full benefits package

An experienced Cost Accounting Manager is needed to support a fast-growing company based out of Palo Alto. This position is responsible for overseeing all accounting and costing functions and requires a background in manufacturing in order to be successful.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for cost accounting accruals, inventory costing, and account reconciliations
  • Ensure timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Review and improve upon current processes and procedures
  • Ensure all cost of goods sold are accounted for an in accordance with GAAP
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Reconcile inventory balance sheets and explain variances
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs
  • Create and maintain cost estimates

Ideal qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • CPA preferred
  • Must have manufacturing experience
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • ERP systems experience


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