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Principal Cost Accountant

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000037279


Principal ResponsibilitiesThis position is responsible for a wide range of financial activities relating to all aspects of consolidated headquarters manufacturing costing function.Responsible for collecting, validating, analyzing and communicating financial and operational data to support operations management.Maintenance of BOMs and costs for contract manufactured inventory.Support month-end close through journal entries and reconciliations.Analyze actual costs and explain variances to standards.Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies.Support and assist internal department reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules and others.Participate on cross-functional teams on new projects and integration of systems.Reconcile intercompany transaction activity between subsidiaries.Special projects as required.QualificationsBachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, or equivalent.Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through eight to twelve years of Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment (standard costing system).Strong SAP and Excel experience.Ability to analyze and reconcile complex accounts and transactions.Strong communication and collaboration skills.Ability to thrive in a dynamic working environment.