Cost Accounting & Analysis Manager Jawbone
Finance and accounting team:
As a member of the Finance team, you will help build processes and collaborate with teammates in implementing reporting controls and decision support for Jawbone?s growing business.
The ideal candidate is an individual ready to jump into a fast-paced fun environment, adept at change, and capable of innovating and building controlled scalable processes.
The successful applicant will own the end-to-end cost accounting process and work closely with procurement and supply chain on product cost reduction projects, analysis of the 3rd party contract manufacturer and logistics operations, and customer support and freight spend. This role reports to the Corporate Controller.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for all cost accounting functions and inventory accounting, including standard cost review, variance analysis, inventory transaction analysis, overhead capitalization analysis, and inventory reserves analysis.
Key driver for the month end and year end close process. Review account reconciliations, vendor liability, purchase commitments, E&O, and other inventory/cost related issues.
Finance lead on cross functional team (Engineering, Product Management, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Operations) to drive down product COGS to improve gross margin.
Provide key audit support for year end and bank audits.
Supervise and mentor Senior Cost Accountant to ensure timely issue escalation, monitoring of operational controls and accounting treatment, and other activities.
Lead for cost accounting process improvements, implementation, and documentation
Develop cost metrics and other analytics for evaluating operations
Provide monthly cost reports and analysis to management to assist with operational requirements
Assist with month end close process ? other modules outside of cost/inventory
Key member of the ERP implementation team (NetSuite)
Develop policies and procedures
Skills to be successful in this role:
Hands-on and detailed. This is not a place for people who want to just delegate and manage
Strong technical cost accounting skills ---- standards setting, cost roll, BOM setup, variances, inventory roll forwards, inventory reserves analysis
Excellent professional verbal and written communication skills
Able to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
Good judgment, especially when to escalate issues for resolution
Self-starter: works with minimal direction
Education and experience:
B.S. Accounting or A.A. Degree in Accounting/Finance and/or equivalent years of applicable experience
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Environment, Excel in particular
ERP system experience. (We use NetSuite. But experience with SAP, Oracle, Great Plains, Baan, Peoplesoft is useful.)
6 to 12 years of cumulative work experience, including
CPA, Internal Audit or CMA certification
Manufacturing or distribution industry experience with a medium to large company (> $100 million revenue) operating on an ERP system
Must have held a Senior Cost Accountant and/or Cost Analyst role
An operations role is helpful (e.g. Procurement, Master Scheduler, Supply Planner, Logistics Analyst, etc).
Jawbone makes human-centered products for better daily living. For over a decade, we?ve been creating award-winning wearable technology and audio devices. We?re set apart by the unparalleled innovation, ease of use, and sophisticated design in our Jawbone ERA and ICON Bluetooth headsets, our JAMBOX and BIG JAMBOX wireless speakers, and UP, our lifestyle tracking wristband and companion software.
Privately held and headquartered in San Francisco, we?re an equal opportunity employer with openings for talented, qualified professionals. We provide competitive compensation, equity in a company with strong VC support, and the chance to work with some of the best design and technology minds (and products) in the world. We also offer premium perks like free food, 401K, and generous paid time off.
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