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Cost Accounting Manager

Company: Endologix
Location: Santa Rosa
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Manager, Cost Accounting will serve as the global lead for cost/manufacturing accounting including related month end close and general ledger activities. The role will also partner and provide counsel to the Operations team on all financial matters impacting cost of goods sold. Success in this role requires an individual who can proactively partner with Operations to help them improve their processes, deliver concise, actionable recommendations, and identify and put into place cost savings opportunities.


  • Serve as the Finance department's key business partner with the Operations team
  • Provide hands-on support to the Operations team with the transacting of day-to-day manufacturing and ensuring compliance with the company's standard operating procedures
  • Support FP&A with annual operating plan including setting production cost standards for labor, material, overhead, providing gross margin and cash flow projections
  • Partner with Operations to develop and track budgets vs actuals, updating forecasts, providing variance analysis, providing product cost analysis
  • Monitor and maintain targeted inventory turnover ratios
  • Own the development and maintenance of global standard inventory costs, including materials, labor and overhead rates
  • Perform monthly accounting close activities relating to inventory including inventory account reconciliations, variance capitalization analysis and excess & obsolete reserve analysis
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor cycle counts
  • Support Operations with new product build-outs/capacity expansion projects
  • Execute various finance and accounting system implementation and build-out projects, as assigned
  • Develop key reports/dashboards to continuously monitor manufacturing operations and identify areas for improvement/cost savings opportunities
  • Perform periodic and ad-hoc gross margin analyses


  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and SOX 404
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work on a team as well as independently and drive results
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint & Excel
  • Proficiency in ERP accounting software (QAD - bonus)
  • Extreme attention to detail, high levels of professionalism and excellent communication skills
  • Strong general ledger skills; involvement with process improvement
  • Works on problems of diverse scope in which analysis of data requires evaluations of identifiable factors;
  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Highly analytical and able to efficiently problem-solve in dynamic work environment
  • Normally receives no instructions on routine work, general instructions on new assignments

Keywords: Endologix, Santa Rosa , Cost Accounting Manager, Other , Santa Rosa, California

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