Eaton Corporation Lead Cost Accountant in Los Angeles, California
The Eaton Los Angeles Aerospace plant has an immediate opening for a Lead Cost Accountant. The Lead Cost Accountant is considered a key member of the plant finance team and is responsible for managing the finance activities which drive the financial performance of the Eaton Los Angeles plant. This role will be instrumental in maintaining cost accounting measures for the plant to capture, report and resolve manufacturing variances, and will be responsible for working with cross-functional teams to drive improvements into the manufacturing environment. Areas of focus for this role include reconciling sales at month end, maintaining processes to review BOMs and routers, setting and maintaining standard costing, supporting the plant annual physical inventory, assisting in financial audits and analyzing utilization and productivity metrics. This role will have a wide exposure to the business and is an excellent position for someone looking to develop a long-term career within Finance or Operations.
Owns month-end sales reconciliation process
Reviews manufacturing variances on a daily basis
Develops and implements key metrics to achieve desired behaviors from business partners
Reviews utilization and productivity metrics for opportunities to improve the labor reporting process
Drives improvements into the plant cost environment through analysis and correction of manufacturing variances
Provides monthly analysis and detail of key drivers for manufacturing variance variances to forecast
Performs month end close functions including journal entries and reconciliations as necessary
Reviews BOMs and routings
Sets and maintains standard costing according to Eaton Financial policies
Supports the plant annual physical inventory
Owns and monitors key compliance reporting and controls
Supports Accounting Manager and Controller with ad hoc analysis and projects
Maintains standard work and documents systems, processes and procedures used in cost accounting
Assist in annual profit plan preparation
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business from an accredited institution
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in finance and accounting in a manufacturing environment
This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee
Experience in a large manufacturing organization
Proven cross functional engagement or experience
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Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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