L3 Electron Devices is the industry’s foremost domestic manufacturer of high-power radio frequency amplifiers used in satellite communications and radar applications. In addition to offering a full range of microwave- and millimeter-wave amplifiers to space and defense customers, we also develop and manufacture state-of-the-art electric thrusters for satellite station keeping and interplanetary spacecraft propulsion. We’re a division of L3 Technologies, a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. We currently have an opening for a talented COST ANALYST at our Torrance, California location. In this position you will provide analytical and strategic support by understanding all planned assumptions, identifying and interpreting all variances, and communicating information in a way that enables the management team to take appropriate action. You’ll be directly responsible for all necessary inventory-related entries during the month and at month-end for closing purposes, and perform analysis of material usage variances and cost of non-conformance. Other responsibilities will include: Collecting, organizing and analyzing data regarding actual and projected manufacturing costs, labor, scrap, raw material, and efficiency metrics to determine the cost, trends and effects on the business. Supporting and organizing physical inventories and cycle counts, monitoring inventory levels, and calculating costs of excess and obsolete items. Preparing overhead and other rates to support internal planning and analysis. Preparing rate submissions for the DCAA/DCMA and providing audit support. Preparing margin analysis reports to support special projects. Fully supporting the month-to-month forecast process and variance analysis at month-end close. Preparing analysis to support the division’s Annual Plan. Participating in the budget development process. Playing an active role in day-to-day Finance operations and actively participating in continuous improvement programs. Using analysis skills and practical understanding of Lean principles to work with departments within the organization, making determinations and recommendations for continuous improvement. Working directly with the Controller on special projects.
You will need at least seven years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing setting. Other qualifications that will enable you to perform successfully in this position include: Government contract accounting experience and ASC 606 (familiarity with FAR/CAS a plus). Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, with superior Excel skills. Proficiency with ERP systems; experience with Infor or BAAN software preferred. A bachelor’s degree in accounting or a related field is necessary, with an MBA or CPA/CMA preferred. In use on satellites, land-based devices, and airborne platforms that meet the critical needs of our customers, our products have a proven history of high reliability. Be a part of that heritage by putting your unique skills to work with us as we develop and manufacture some of the most advanced products to be found on – or above – the planet. With your contributions to our success you’ll enjoy a competitive salary, excellent benefits, a 9/80 work schedule, and a small-company atmosphere with the backing of a Fortune 500 organization. If you’ve got what it takes to be L3, we look forward to hearing from you. To learn more about L3 Electron Devices, visit us at www.L3T.com/edd. L3 Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
Internal Number: 097550
About L3 Technologies
L3 Technologies is a leading provider of a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military, homeland security and commercial platforms. L3 is also a prime contractor in aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training.