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Staff Cost Accountant in Santa Barbara, CA ,  at Arthrex

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

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Staff Cost Accountant
Arthrex California Inc
Santa Barbara, CA

Main Objective:

Perform general cost accounting duties in regards to ensuring material standards are accurate and timely.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate costing inputs and perform cost rolls associated with master data Change Orders
  • Work with various cross functional teams as the costing liason
  • Create reports to review the impact of cost changes on current inventory levels
  • Analyze work order variances
  • Review work order status and error reports
  • Complete assigned month-end closing functions
  • Assist with daily / monthly metrics reports for the Ops management group
  • Complete assigned portions of external audits
  • Assist with special projects as required
  • May require moderate local travel

Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or similar field required.
  • 1-2 years experience in a manufacturing environment highly preferred.
  • Experience with SAP standard costing functions highly preferred.
  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Excel highly preferred.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Strong Accounting Knowledge
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects with daily requirements
  • Good Organizational Skills

Machine, Tools, and/or Software Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

Reasoning Ability:

Has the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Has the ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions, in mathematical or diagram form, and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Mathematical Skills

Has the ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 

Language and Communication Skills:

Has the ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Has the ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Has the ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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