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Cost Analyst II
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
El Segundo, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • 2+ years experience in general accounting or cost accounting
  • Manufacturing and/ or inventory experience, preferably within the aerospace and defense industry
  • Ability to effectively analyze transactional level detail in an enterprise resource planning system and articulate the key findings to management
  • Ability to collaborate and build positive relationships with other teams within Finance and cross-functionally outside Finance to make recommendations, implement process improvements, etc., effectively
  • Detail-oriented and comfortable working with large data sets
  • Strong in Microsoft Office Suite; Advanced excel skills are a must
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Prior experience in a fast paced, high growth environment
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Critical thinking: ABL employees understand the "why" behind all decisions, operational events and outcomes
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity: there is not always a roadmap and ABL employees must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective
  • End-to-end ownership: projects are delivered fully complete; there is no one to pick up the slack of partially complete work
  • Prepare inventory valuations, including reconciliation of WIP work orders and on-hand inventory
  • Prepare inventory analysis, excess and obsolescence report, and monthly journal entries and present to domain leadership
  • Prepare month-end inventory reports including analysis of purchase price variances, manufacturing variances and scrap
  • Analyze complex bills of material and machine, labor and overhead cost that apply to finished products
  • Prepare quarterly inventory flux analysis
  • Assist in the determination of annual labor rates and overhead
  • Assist with preparation of inventory audit requests
  • Assist with other inventory/costing initiatives, as directed by the Cost Accounting Manager
ABL Space Systems

201-500 employees

Rockets for small satellite launches
Company Overview
ABL Space Systems was founded in 2017 by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley to develop low-cost launch vehicles for the small satellite industry. More importantly, they're building a launch system they are truly proud of – no gimmicks or over-design, just reliable, rapidly deployable launches.