Cost Accountant (Cost analysis) in Carson, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences has an immediate need for a Cost Accountant to work at one of the largest Aerospace companies in the Carson, Ca area! Contract-to-hire opportunity!


  • Assist with General Accounting functions such as financial reporting, fixed assets management, inter-company accounting, and daily expense analysis. 
  • Assist with month end closing including preparing and posting of journal entries 
  • Assist in monitoring and managing of day-to-day cost accounting function including Raw material, Work-in-process and Finished goods inventory management 
  • Review open and close work orders to analyze and correct variances and costing errors in the system. 
  • Calculate inventory reserves and perform inventory reconciliations to report the final balances to Headquarter 
  • Work with operations managers and planners to perform work orders weigh count and raw material and finished goods inventory cycle count audit 
  • Assist in the preparation of the monthly business review and Business Unit Staff meeting packages 
  • Perform a monthly testing of internal controls to maintain internal controls and to ensure that the location follows internal audit and headquarters’ policies and procedures. 
  • Prepare and analyze monthly financial reports as required by corporate headquarter 
  • Assist controller with monthly forecast, planning and budgeting as needed. 


  • Proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Oracle and ERP, GAAP, IFRS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong analytical skills and ability. 
  • Degree/Education: B.S. in Finance, Accounting, or related field. 
  • 2+ years of experience required.

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