Cost Accountant for a fast growing company in CA!

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Cost Accountant

Our client is looking for a Cost Accountant to support activities including cost analysis, standard costing, inventory, fixed assets, general ledger accounting, receivables, and performance reporting. This position is located in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.



Responsible for the cost accounting function and for maintain cost accounting records. This individual will perform analysis of all the cost components including standard costs, labor, overhead and routing variances, and labor and overhead absorption. In addition, this position is responsible for standard cost rolls and revisions. Financial management may require assistance in other areas within the department such as special projects and cross-training for other accounting responsibilities.



This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks.

  • Assisting in performing internal auditing for the Financial and Business processes within the plant.
  • Performing essential cost accounting functions to ensure proper product costing and inventory valuation
  • Monitoring spending levels and providing appropriate feedback to production.
  • Providing general accounting support ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place, Corporate Policies are followed, account reconciliations are completed, and aged items are monitored until resolution.
  • Supporting the monthly closing process.
  • Supporting the completion of the physical inventory of metal and fixed assets per Corporate requirement.
  • Collaborate across functions to drive profitability through pricing and process.
  • Monitoring & tracking of spend related to capital projects, including alignment with budgets and identifying projects at completion to ensure timely capitalization.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience with Cost Accounting - standard cost methodology, inventory valuation and controls
  • Minimum 3 years of accounting experience.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


  • Strong analytical and evaluative skills
  • Developed written and oral communication skills
  • Sound judgment and appropriate level of risk for the situation at hand
  • Experience user of Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with Epicor, Oracle, and Hyperion a plus

Posted On: Saturday, July 3, 2021
Compensation: Market

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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