Job Details - Cost Accountant Analyst - Fountain Valley, CA

Department: Consolidation

The Cost Accountant/Analyst position is responsible for gathering financial data and preparing cost variance analyses, forecasting, as well as inventory monitoring and margin optimization modeling. Demonstration of strong analytical and technical skills, as well as ability to work effectively in a team environment, including interaction with senior management and collaboration with peers in a wide range of functional areas within the Company, are essential to the success in this role.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing analysis of cost data and reports and make recommendations and process improvements. Assist team members with procedures, problem solving, and research.
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial information and key metrics for senior management.
  • Evaluate cost trends and perform cost analysis for various product segments of the company; design databases that provide multiple cost classification hierarchies to support statutory reporting, financial benchmarking, and segment management reporting.
  • Work with various functional departments and the Asia manufacturing sites.
  • Develop and maintain written corporate account policies and procedures; drive communication and create efficient processes between all functional departments.
  • Identify non-value-added processes within the department and seek solutions to drive efficiency and enhance reporting metrics and analytics


  • 5+ years of cost accounting/business analysis experiences, preferably in manufacturing environment with global operations
  • Solid background and ability to generate ad hoc reporting, qualitative & quantitative analyses
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, organization, and problem solving skills
  • Team-player, self-motivated, self-starter with the ability to work under minimal supervision while managing and prioritizing conflicting deadlines
  • BA/BS in Accounting, Finance or equivalent business degrees
  • JDE, IBM Cognos, Hubble, and Power BI experiences a plus
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