Sr. Operations Accountant in Monrovia, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/4/2021

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Sr. Operations Accountant

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:
The Cost Accountant is a key member of the finance organization and is responsible for all aspects of the accounting and cost accounting procedures; timely and accurate processes and reporting in accordance with company policy, and in compliance with all requirements related to Sarbanes Oxley. This role will provide leadership and guidance to other accountants and participate in functional initiatives and strategic planning as needed. 

Essential Functions:

  • Performs analysis and validation of monthly Gross Profit reports and General Ledger inputs including components of cost (DL, Mat’l, Burden, Scrap etc)
  • Performs analysis of spending trends on a monthly and YTD basis by value stream.
  • Maintain effective controls on inventory / COGS and ensure compliance with Sarbanes – Oxley
  • Coordinates and participates in cycle counts and annual physical inventories
  • Complete monthly checklist of tasks and ensure the timely documentation in accordance with defined procedures and noted SOX controls.
  • Compute and prepare financial statements, statistical reports; prepare analyses and make recommendations resulting from the analyses
  • Prepare and reconcile the monthly reports for various general accounting activities including but not limited to: sales, bookings, backlog, fixed assets, and other general ledger accounts
  • Prepare supporting documentation and journal entries
  • Responsible for maintenance of certain supporting workpapers for each assigned entity (bad debt roll forward, fix assets roll forwarded, inventory reserves, etc.)
  • Provide support in development of Annual Operating Plan for business unit

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:

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, skills, qualifications, competencies, abilities and any physical demands if required.  Physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential requirements of this job. 

  • Demonstrated and thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and practices
  • Thorough knowledge of manufacturing terminology used in accounting activities
  • Strong verbal and organizational skills, and ability to communicate accounting practices
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to interact with people at all levels and functions inside and outside Ducommun
  • Leadership skills - people management, meeting facilitation, presentation, and customer support
  • Excellent interpersonal skills (customer oriented, positive attitude, team participation)
  • Intermediate level of computer skills in email, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access; Expert level of experience with Excel preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively and respond to and reduce customer complaints.
  • Understanding of ERP/ MRP systems and concepts

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered.  List in bullet fashion what they must possess. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.
  • 5-8 years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment. (Aerospace/Defense experience preferred).

Licenses, Certifications, etc.:

  • CPA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


801 Royal Oaks
Monrovia, California, 91016
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled