Cost Accountant

| Greater LA Area

COST ACCOUNTANT

Golden Hippo is looking for a Cost Accountant to join our Woodland Hills team. Recently voted one of the best places to work in LA, we are a fast growing, online direct-to-consumer marketing organization, with over 900 employees in four different locations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares and reviews various daily operating metrics to monitor business performance.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Accounting for Inventory, and solid understanding of GAAP.
  • Responsible for Month End Inventory reconciliations and Journal Entries.
  • Product Costing, overhead, mark up and gross profit analysis.
  • Inventory & COGS budget and forecast.
  • Manage inventory observations and monitor cycle counts on a reoccurring basis.
  • Calculate Inventory Reserves and help reduce Inventory write-offs.
  • Prepare bill of material and costing reports. Compare actual costs to BOMs.
  • Review Invoices for Freight and Inventory.
  • Analysis, such as Variance analysis (raw materials, finished goods), Margins, Trends, etc.
  • Assistance with General Accounting and Month End Close activities.
  • Provide support to external auditors as needed.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Cost Accounting experience: 3-4 years.
  • Education: B.A. in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or similar.
  • CMA or CPA is a plus.
  • Work Experience with ERP systems. Implementation experience for GL and WMS is a plus.
  • Experience with Bill of Materials, Standard Cost, FIFO, Average Cost, etc.
  • Experience working for Manufacturing and Distribution centers environments.
  • Accounting liaison with Operations department and warehouse.
  • Experienced with best practices for inventory tracking and management.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP.
  • Roll up the sleeve attitude.
  • Ability to deliver results in a timely manner.
  • Great verbal and written communication skills and ability to work effectively with all level.
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Desire to progress and further advance career with new internal opportunities.

THE PERKS

  • Competitive salary (DOE).
  • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, life), matching 401k.
  • Opportunity for monthly team bonuses.
  • Full gourmet kitchen.
  • In-office Crossfit gym with professional coaches.
  • Yoga and meditation breaks.
  • Casual, “no dress code” atmosphere and an open office space.
  • Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team.
  • UNLIMITED room for growth and results-based pay increases. 

Golden Hippo is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

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Location

Golden Hippo is located in Woodland Hills, one of Los Angeles' finest neighborhoods.
23251 Mulholland Dr., Woodland Hills, CA 91364

What are Golden Hippo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer a lot of unique company perks! Some of these include free Crossfit classes, a fully-stocked kitchen, catered birthday lunches, free yoga and meditation classes throughout the day, and a dog-friendly office!

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