Accounting Manager

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Location
los angeles, CA
Salary
$75,000 - $95,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Degree
Bachelor
Date
Aug 17, 2017
Job ID
2512952
Our client is a Fast growing, highly-innovative and entrepreneurial manufacturer in Los Angeles and is in search of an Accounting Manager/Senior Accountant to join its team.  The company has experienced rapid growth and is in the process of upgrading its accounting, costing and financial analysis functions, and is in the process of implementing an ERP. 
The successful candidate must have excellent technical and analytical skills, an understanding of general and management accounting principles, and the ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  The newly created position will report directly to the Controller.
Responsibilities:
Closing the books for two companies on a monthly basis
Prepare general ledger account reconciliations
Prepare cost accounting reports: labor/R&D project costs and SKU profitability reports
Maintain integrity of inventory accounts, prepare detailed monthly inventory reports for Senior Management
Assist in developing standard costs for direct materials, labor and overhead
Responsible for pricing, purchasing and production variance analysis and reporting
Work directly with operations to improve efficiencies
Assist with development and implementation of new ERP system
Evaluate process deficiencies, formulate corrective action plans, and develop process improvements and/or procedural controls
Assist in developing cash flow and financial forecast models
Other general and cost accounting responsibilities as required
Ad hoc requests  and Special Projects for Senior Management

Skills and Experience:
Bilingual in Spanish a plus
Bachelor`s Degree in Accounting required
5+ years of progressive accounting and finance experience
Hands on experience with computerized ledger systems
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Strong problem solving and analytical skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment
Self-starter, ambitious and detail oriented individual
Experience in a manufacturing/inventory environment