Cost Accountant

Our client in the consumer products industry is looking for a Cost Accountant to join their team in the San Fernando Valley


Job Description:

  • Assist in month end closing
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Compare actual costs to estimates and analyze variances
  • Maintaining accurate costs in the system,
  • Develop new product costs, and other cost accounting
  • Prepare the monthly inventory valuation schedule and reconcile
  • Assist in the improvement of internal controls
  • Produce annual labor and overhead rates
  • Help monitor inventory transactions
  • Develop monthly gross margin analysis, inventory reports and variance analysis
  • Perform current cost roll-up and cost updates
  • Manage weekly operations reporting
  • Help analyze manufacturing variances and report variances
  • Assist in internal and external annual audits
  • Prepare monthly journal



  • Cosmetic industry background preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, including strong Excel skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organization skills
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to communicate with professionals at all levels
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Able to work on multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines
  • Able to adapt to changing priorities
  • Detail-oriented
  • A team player
  • Strong work ethic


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field and a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience

Ref#: 20462

Dora DangCost Accountant