Senior Cost Accountant


: $83,540.00 - $129,030.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Accounting

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Kelly Services is seeking a Senior Cost Accountant for a leading manufacturer of optical and digital precision technology located in San Jose, CA.Job Title: Senior Cost Accountant
Location: San Jose, CA 95131
Type: Temp, potential temp-to-perm
Length: September 2019 12/31/2019
Hours: 8:00 am 5:00 pm, M-F
Pay Rate: $50 - $60 per hour Summary: Provide financial analysis and support to operating departments. Maintain appropriate accounting records, and control, in accordance with corporate and statutory guidelines. Essential job duties include:

  • Develop and maintain standard costs for all products manufactured at the location
  • Issue weekly key performance measurements reports (KPI) tracking scrap, labor utilization and other critical metrics
  • Coordinate, control and monitor cycle count program
  • Prepare month end journal entries
  • Assist in the preparation of month end operating reports
  • Analyse manufacturing work order variances
  • Maintain database of labor and scrap statistics (the data base is accessed by operations personnel)
  • Assist in preparation in annual budgets and periodic forecast updates.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • BA, BS or equivalent in Accounting
  • 7+ years experience
  • Experience in accounting preferably in manufacturing, life sciences sector or other regulated industry.
  • Must be analytical, detail orientated and possess in depth working knowledge of Excel.
  • Must be team player, comfortable working in a production/manufacturing repair environment.
  • Experience with Oracle, Hyperion and related Excel addons preferred
  • MicroStrategy/business objects preferred

APPLY TODAY!**Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position however, your resume should be uploaded via the SUBMIT RESUME button included within**

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About Kelly

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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