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Robert Half International Cost Accountant in Salinas, California


Our growing and expanding company is looking for a master multi-tasker with excellent communication skills and an achievement oriented attitude! We are expanding our Accounting team. We are looking for someone who is detail oriented, polite, and attentive while also being accurate. You should always be prepared and responsive and willing to meet challenges directly. Principle Responsibilities: · Calculates the cost per unit of the products the company manufacturers. · Reconcile production accounting activities related to inventory. · Implement controls throughout the manufacturing process. · Liaise with production teams to ensure procedures are being followed. · Create new product set up. · Conduct and monitor inventory and cycle counts. · Process weekly vendor check runs. · Sort & file vendor invoicing including matching backup documentation. · Assist controller with month end closing. · Assist with weekly/monthly bank reporting. · Support account reconciliations A/R, A/P, inventory · Reports to Controller

Daily, Weekly, and Monthly compilation of key performance indicators for management review. Preparation of monthly closing journal entries for recording and allocating direct costs. Assist in the maintenance and update of the standard cost system. Perform daily review of inventory cycle count adjustments and weekly and monthly inventory reconciliations. Perform quarterly inventory observations. Participate in the development of annual plant budgets. Perform variance analysis of direct labor, material usage variance, yields, purchase price variances, and overhead expenses. Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

Posted by Recruiting Manager: Scott Moore


Qualifications: · 3+ years of full cycle accounting experience · Strong proficiency in Excel · Foundational knowledge of financial, inventory and bank reconciliation · Good interpersonal skills · Ability to multi-task and manage through change. · Associates or Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business (BS Desired) · Food production experience preferred.

1- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines 2- Manufacturing, Food or Agriculture experience 3- Reliability, able to work independently

Cost Accounting, Annual Standard Cost, Microsoft Excel

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Salary: $65,000.00 - $90,000.00 / Yearly

Location: Salinas, CA

Date Posted: February 21, 2021

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Reference: 00070-0011709815

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting u0026 Finance