Cost & Inventory Accounting Manager
Posted on 1/12/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Financial analysis
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Manufacturing experience with weighted average costing, standard costing and manufacturing variances, overhead and indirect absorption costs
  • Understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Ability to collaborate successfully with various stakeholders involved in our inventory process, including key business partners in supply chain and finance
  • Strong financial analysis skills
  • Ability to prepare financial reports and give recommendations based on available data
  • Experience with NetSuite
  • Analytical thinker with attention to details and strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to tick-and-tie data across multiple data sources and ensure accuracy and completeness of data
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (e.g. Pivot Tables, V-Lookups, etc.)
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal, able to communicate complex concepts and risk factors to stakeholders and influence decision making
  • Experienced business partner, skilled in building trust and inspiring others while ramping up in a new business and role in a complex environment
  • Excellent knowledge and proven track record in assessing, developing, and implementing internal controls
  • Excitement around navigating a hyper-growth, rapidly changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Manage and maintain accountability for inventory and COGS accuracy
  • Responsible for designing and maintaining controls related to hardware inventory and COGS
  • Responsible for the accounting of the bill of materials (BOM), and other costs related to hardware inventory (freight, contract labor, etc.)
  • Overseeing inventory payables and inventory cost accruals
  • Owning the reconciliation of inventory movements from production to consumption (shipped, revenue recognized, used for research and development, etc.)
  • Support profitability analysis of different product lines by sales channel
  • Work closely with Inventory Logistics and Contract Manufacturers for Cycle Counts and Annual Physical Counts
  • Support in the month-end close, process improvements, and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing audit reports and presenting their findings to management
  • Recommending changes to the company's processes and policies to reduce cost and maximize profit
Desired Qualifications
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Prior experience working at a Big 4 firm
  • Experience with intercompany transactions and consolidations

51-200 employees

Residential energy storage & eletrification devices
Company Overview
Span’s mission is to design, build, and deploy products that electrify to aid in decarbonizing the world and to slow the effects of climate change. The company is reimagining the 100-year-old electrical panel by providing electrification upgrades like solar, home battery, and EV charging equipment.
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 6-month parental leave
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Teambuilding & career growth
Company Core Values
  • Openly sharing information
  • Challenging each other
  • Promoting the best ideas