Senior Cost Accountant

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Parker and Lynch San Francisco, CA

Company
Parker and Lynch
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23179265.19136945
AJE Ref #
576147624
Location
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
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span B Senior Cost Accountant /B br A medium sized startup is looking for a Senior Cost Accountant to assist with current projects. The idea consultant will assist in the areas of cost analysis, cost accounting, and cost optimization for the cost accounting group. In addition, you will also oversee the application of cost accounting theory and work with external auditors to ensure that the cost accounting & reporting adheres to GAAP standards. br B   /B br B Responsibilities: /B br ul
li Manage all aspects of cost accounting including the preparation, review and analysis of research product and professional services, standard costing, overhead allocation and variance analysis. /li li Planning, analyzing, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity for research products and professional services, and to determine effects on costs. /li li Compiles, monitors, and analyzes cost changes and related reports (quarterly pricing, pricing schedules, cost savings projects) in research products, professional services, analyst involvement, overhead, production methods, and wages to facilitate pricing decisions. /li li Assist with month-end closing and reporting and reconcile monthly revenue to forecast and discuss variances with Assistant Controller. /li li Provides financial leadership and guidance to influence strategic decision-making at every level of the organization. /li /ul
B   /B br B Qualifications: /B br ul
li Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance. /li li 5+ years of professional experience in cost accounting and cost analysis. /li li Strong cost systems background with excellent analytical skills and sound understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). /li li Computer literacy, including effective working skills of MS Word, PowerPoint required with advanced Excel skills. /li li Must possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment /li /ul
B   /B br B If you are interested in learning more about this position please contact Shelly Lipson with a resume at shelly.lipson@parkerlynch.com /B br /span