Cost Accounting Manager

Our client in the manufacturing industry is looking for a Cost Accounting Manager to join their team in Santa Barbara County


Job Description:

  • Help plan, organize and direct all activities of the cost accounting function
  • Perform monthly close activities
  • Develop reports and metrics to track major cost drivers and analyses
  • Help review and analyze production, purchase price and absorption variances
  • Develop and maintain standard costs
  • Prepare budget and forecasts
  • Prepare ROI for capital purchases within the businesses
  • Perform ad hoc financial analysis
  • Prepare system and workflow improvements
  • Develop and recommend policies and procedures
  • Help maintain internal controls



  • Master’s degree preferred
  • CPA license
  • Experience in medical device, product manufacturing industry preferred
  • Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, including strong Excel and ERP system 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 adapt to changing priorities
  • Able to work on multiple projects with accuracy and efficiency, while keeping to deadlines
  • 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

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