Sr. Cost Accountant in Santa Ana, CA at Behr Process Corporation

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

Job Description


  • Participate in the monthly fiscal accounting closing process - prepare and enter journal entries and prepare and distribute reconciliations.
  • Perform required system maintenance to set-up new raw material, WIP and finished goods.
  • Prepare process order variance reports to ensure accurate process order variance reporting.
  • Prepare monthly gross margin reports for management.
  • Assist in the annual update of standard costs.
  • Prepare timely and pertinent cost variance reports and make recommendations or take action on items as needed.
  • Partner with operational management to improve controls, accuracy and quality of manufacturing costs and resolve extraordinary variances.
  • Analyze and report on inventory variances of raw materials and finished goods.
  • Prepare accurate cost estimates for new and/or existing products on request.
  • Contribute pertinent cost analysis associated with the annual budgeting process.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit schedules and support.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A minimum of 3 years Senior level cost accounting experience is required.
  • Manufacturing industry experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of GAAP and ethical standards associated with confidential and fiduciary responsibilities
  • Previous experience using SAP financial software a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills. (verbal and written)
  • Strong PC skills, proficiency with Windows, MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

BEHR (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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