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Senior Accountant 9/3/2016

Confidential Company Los Angeles, CA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28104842
AJE Ref #
576086628
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Located in Los Angeles, we are searching for a Senior Accountant who will be responsible for overseeing the accounting and inventory, reviewing standard costing, analyzing gross margin and costing variances, and other items as assigned.

JOB EXPECTATIONS:

* Reviewing standard costing to ensure accuracy
* Monitoring and providing reporting on variances between standard and actual inventory costs
* Monitoring inventory movement transactions
* Preparing the analysis of gross margin and inventory variances
* Preparing management and BOD reporting schedules for inventory and gross margin
* Preparing monthly inventory and costing journal entries
* Preparing monthly reserve for slow moving inventory calculation
* Reconciling inventory accounts to the general ledger
* Overseeing annual inventory counts
* Implementing procedures to improve accuracy of standard costing
* Assisting in the improvement in internal controls related to inventory
* Support the Controller with special projects

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting required
* Minimum 7+ years of progressive accounting related work experience in costing and or inventory
* Inventory accounting work experience at a manufacturing company, preferred
* A proven background in leadership and management of a company's accounting function
* Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
* Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
* Strong interpersonal and organization skills and able to work well with a team
* Self-starter who is action oriented and possess a strong sense of urgency
* Proficient in Microsoft Office products with strong Excel skills required
* Large ERP experience is required, experience using Microsoft Dynamics AX a plus