Cost Accountant

Careers Cost Accountant

San Diego (Carlsbad), CA | Finance | Full-time

The Role

As a Cost Accountant, you are accountable for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. You will construct and monitor necessary data accumulation systems to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

You will:

  • Develop and maintain the cost accounting system, documents, and records of the organization
  • Analyze and recommend costs and cost savings
  • Prepare and complete internal cost audits
  • Comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for financial statements
  • Analyze the data collected and log a detailed record of the results
  • Analyze any changes in goods or services provided in order to determine what effect it has on the cost
  • Analyze manufacturing costs and prepare regular reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs
  • Provide management with reports that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of products or services
  • Assist in audits and general ledger preparation
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor the cycle count program

Your skills include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • 2+ years of accounting/finance experience or 5+ years experience in industrial engineering
  • Ability to work under extreme uncertainty
  • International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) accreditation
  • CPA license preferred
  • Solid cost systems background
  • Experience with NetSuite
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience manipulating large databases
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work comfortably under pressure and deliver results on tight deadlines

About Aptera Motors

Aptera Motors delivers the most technologically advanced solar electric vehicles (sEVs) with breakthroughs in battery efficiency, aerodynamics, material science and manufacturing. The first in a series of eco-friendly vehicles, Aptera has the longest range of any production vehicle with 1,000 miles per charge and the ability to travel up to 40 miles a day on free power from its integrated solar panels. Its unique body shape allows it to slip through the air using far less energy than other electric and hybrid vehicles on the road today.

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