Karma Automotive

  • Senior Cost Accountant

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    Karma Automotive is passionate, responsible and uncompromising.


    We make beautiful, ecologically sensitive products, and we will provide a memorable ownership experience for our customers.


    Our work environment is casual, and our culture is results-oriented.


    The primary emphasis of the Senior Cost Accountant is to ensure accurate financial reporting by analyzing manufacturing costs and variances, and working with the operations team to ensure appropriate procedures and controls are in place at the manufacturing plant. The candidate must be an energetic self-starter, able to collaborate with management and staff to identify areas for process improvement. 


    ** This position will work in our Irvine, CA Corporate Headquarters.**


    • Maintain bills of materials cost rollup, routings and overall item cost management
    • Lead in teh preparation and execution of standard cost updates
    • Monitor variances between standard costs and actual costs, and prepare analyses as needed
    • SAP product costing subject matter expert
    • Prepare and analyze weekly KPI
    • Maintain and analyze rework and subcontracting accounting
    • Support Tier 2 to Tier1 accounting and work with the procurement team
    • Review with purchasing team on parts with duplicate info record
    • Assist in forecasting and budgeting of expenses and variances
    • Develop needed reporting to support efficiency/cost saving inititatives
    • Support the month-end close process, reporting, and analysis



    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited university
    • 10 plus years of Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive preferred)
    • Experience working with ERP systems
    • Excellent working knowledge of SAP is essential (Oracel also acceptable)
    • High energy, willing to work in a dynamic, high-paced organization
    • Proven ability to work with all levels of the organization from shop-floor to executive management
    • Process-improvement mindset, focused on efficiency, simplification, and cost reduction
    • Strong MS Excel skills


    No 3rd Party Agencies.  Principles Only, Please


    Come and join the great Karma Team, where you can make a career! Karma Automotive offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD; paid vacation, holidays and personal days; and a 401K with matching contributions.  Relocation assistance is available.


    Karma Automotive LLC is an equal employment opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, color, race, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, age, religion, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law. Karma Automotive LLC, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act to ensure equal access to all qualified individuals with a disability. Valid driver’s license may be required based on essential duties.







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