OSI Systems, Inc

  • Cost Accountant

    Location US-CA-Torrance
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/23/2018 7:28 PM)
    Company
    Rapiscan Systems, Inc
    Requisition #
    14085
  • Overview

    Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.

     

    Rapiscan Systems seeks an accounting professional to serve in the position of Cost Accountant, reporting to the Controller –North America Detection Products. The position is located in Torrance CA and covers the Torrance CA, Andover MA and Longmont Co manufacturing facilities.

     

    The Cost Accountant will possess significant accounting experience and outstanding reconciliation and analysis skills. The Cost Accountant is a key contributor to the monthly close process, handling a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. It will be critical to this individual’s success that he/she be a versatile team member with the ability to reconcile and analyze complex accounts in an expeditious manner.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the cost accounting function, project accounting including estimates to complete, monitor inventories; work with Operations to minimize inventory levels.
    • Run Weekly North America Revenue calls; participate in the preparation of all Division forecasts and budgets. Ensure that input into all financial reports and forecasts are coordinated with Sales, Marketing, Engineering, Operations & Customer Service. 
    • Key team player in the monthly closing process and balance sheet review process. Participate in analyzing financial results.
    • Responsible for the analysis of monthly product line financial statements with a focus on gross margin accuracy and overhead expense trends.
    • Participate in all financial and internal control compliance audits to ensure a strong SOX-compliant control environment.
    • Lead Special projects as assigned by the Controller; participate in process improvement activities in Finance. Drive continuous improvement in processes and controls with a focus on efficiency and effectiveness, leveraging key systems.
    • Will ensure timely completion of work and meet monthly reporting deadlines by overseeing priorities and schedules.
    • Ensure effective use of Navision Dynamics ERP system, participate in the ERP upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics AX.
    • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.
    • Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.
    • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
    • 5+ years accounting background including inventory management in an actual cost environment, project accounting and thorough knowledge of revenue recognition principles.
    • Outstanding reconciliation and analytical skills required to analyze General Ledger and Sub-Ledger entries, excess & obsolete inventory, scrap and goods in transit.
    • Strong Excel skills with a high level of proficiency in other MS Office products required to analyze/report sales backlog and forecasted sales.
    • Knowledge of transactions captured in sub-ledgers and how they reconcile to the General Ledger is important.
    • Ability to multi task and perform against challenging deadlines.
    • Ability to effectively read, write and communicate using the English language.

     

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

    EEO is the Law

     

    Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

     

    OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.


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