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Cost Accountant in Irvine, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Number: 2116607

Job Duties:
*Determines cost of operations by establishing standard costs and collecting operational data.
*Guides cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures.
*Provides trends and forecasts, explains processes and techniques, and provides recommendations for action.
*Conducts inventory reconciliations and reports variances in budgeted/planned costs and actual costs incurred.
*Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data, making comparative analyses, and studying proposed changes in methods and materials.
*Confirms costs incurred by collecting, interpreting, and reporting data.
*Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
*Prepares financial statements based on data collected for given time periods.
*Provides support and assistance in performing general accounting duties.
*Contributes to team efforts by completing department and team objectives as needed.
*Participates in routine department activities at each month end, quarter end, and year end.
*Performs other related duties and projects as business needs require at direction of management
Job Requirements:
*Bachelor's degree (BS or BA) in Accounting/Finance with 4 to 5 years of accounting experience.
*4-5 year of Cost Accounting/Analysis experience strongly desired.
*Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
*Ability to keyboard 45-55 wpm accurately and proficiency with a 10-key.
*Proficient in English verbal communication skills, including professional telephone manner.
*Ability to create and compose written materials with proper English grammar and punctuation.
*Reliability, dependability and flexibility.
*Organized and multi-task oriented.
*Problem solving abilities.
*Time management skills.

About Nelson:

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