Karma Automotive

Senior Cost Accountant

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Accounting & Finance


Karma Automotive creates expressive and beautiful luxury cars that are environmentally conscious.  We deliver them with personal attention to customers in the global marketplace.  Our customers expect high levels of personalization and customization and we intend to deliver on that promise. 


The Senior Cost Accountant is responsible for cost accounting functions, including maintaining item cost, SAP product costing expert, establishing key performance matric and support month end close activities.



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


  • Lead in the 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
  • Prepare and analyze LCNRV reserves, Advanced Payment reserves and Asset impairment
  • Maintain and analyze rework and subcontracting accounting
  • Support Tier 2 to Tier 1 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 initiatives
  • 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)
  • Excellent working knowledge of SAP is essential (Oracle also acceptable)
  • High energy, willing to work in 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, cost reduction
  • Strong in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with ERP systems
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Management Systems (ISO 9001:2015) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001:2015), as applicable.


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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