Cost Accountant Manager

Accounting / Finance | Santa Ana, CA

Job Description:

We are seeking a Cost Accountant Manager. The basic function of this position is to support and assist the Cost Accounting Supervisor and the entire Accounting Department in compiling, analyzing, improving and developing conclusions and actionable plans on all matters relating to our standard cost system, including investigating/reaching root cause and determining sustainable counter measures through a team-approach problem solving process.


  • Follow, design and/or implement cost accounting procedures
  • Ensure the continuous cycle count process is performed, completed and recorded in SAP
  • Assist in the annual physical inventory
  • Manage in the annual cost roll-up for all sites. Produce certain cost-related schedules, review external inputs and analyze results
  • Manage the preparation of cost/inventory related JE’s for month-end, QTR and YE close
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly allocations (facilities & QC, & EMS miscellaneous costs)
  • Manage the monthly reclassification of R&D inventory usage & no-charge samples to customers
  • Review all inventory, freight-in & freight-out AP transactions
  • Support and test a new product launch, and set up BOM, routing, and rollup standard cost for new part number 
  • Providing costing data as needed by corporate auditing firm and parent company
  • Accounting department super-user of SAP
  • Ad hoc requests from the controller and/or cost team
  • Responsible for annual standard cost calculation and participate in the ABC analysis
  • Prepare, review, and present financial schedules such as fluxes, absorption tests, excess capacity analysis, month-end reports, accounting memos, and other ad hoc schedules, as needed 
  • Participate in design and validation efforts in SAP improvements 
  • Lead special projects to improve accounting processes 
  • Consolidate, analyze, and report consolidated inventory balances by product/site and perform detailed monthly variance analysis 
  • Coordinate with international cost accounting and finance teams
  • Responsible for analyzing and presenting KPIs for Sr. Director of Finance, Ops, Finance, and others as required 
  • Prepare and verify product costs in support of all cost-based pricing contracts, intercompany transfer pricing, and shipping valuations 
  • Coordinate with Supply Chain and Technical Operation departments to discuss and resolve issues in areas such as production, purchasing, accounts payable, receiving, and shipping


  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting 
  • 5+ years of standard cost experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Thorough SAP experience required
  • An in-depth knowledge of accounting principles and practices and a capacity for independent thought and judgment
  • A thorough and deep knowledge of cost accounting and standard costing of inventory
  • Highly proficient computer skills and strong Excel skills
  • Must be highly organized
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Superb oral and written communication skills



Principals only. No recruiters please.

FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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