Sr. Cost Accountant
B/E Aerospace - Medley, FL

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Applies principles of cost accounting to conduct studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by general accounting systems.


Cost Management

Manages inventory and related work order systems including physical to perpetual to general ledger reconciliations, journal entries, audit explanations, and standard costs.

Manages periodic requirements of manufacturing systems to ensure timing and accuracy of standards and gross margins and provides meaningful analysis of results.

Manages preparation and execution of annual standard cost roll.

Manages processes involving establishment of standard costs of new parts, and review and analysis of standard costs for existing parts.

Analyzes the of purchase price variance general ledger account.

Audits cycle count activity, selection of items to be counted, recount decisions, research of discrepancies, and reports on root causes and progress toward making improvements for greater quantity and physical accuracy.

Prepares, reviews and distributes daily absorption report and compares with forecast.

Provides cost support to cross functional areas as requested.

Provides product cost information utilized in month end financial closing.

Performs reporting activities throughout the month on margins, absorption, PPV and other metrics to ensure timing and accuracy of standards and gross margins.

Directs development of and reviews cost analysis reports and works with manufacturing department heads to formulate corrective actions.

Maintains the DSI time keeping system for the business unit.

Maintains the integrity and accuracy of product cost data.

Updates and distributes program costing on a monthly basis.

May supervise and/or mentor other members of the cost accounting staff.

General Accounting

Prepares account reconciliations.

Performs monthly closing activities including preparation and approval of journal entries.

Financial Reporting/Sox

Assists in SOX compliance audits, internal and external audits.

Financial Systems

Assists in the development and installation of accounting systems, procedures and controls associated with cost accounting.

Ensures JDE system integrity and accuracy of general ledger and cost accounting data.

Bid Support

Provides support for bids on new contracts.

Manages cost accounting requirements in support of sales & marketing and customer service sales quotation process.

Performs product cost and profitability analysis related to customer RFQ process.


Performs reporting and analysis of costs and gross margins related to customer booking.

Performs other related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting from a four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Minimum of five years related experience along with manufacturing experience.

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BE Aerospace, Inc. is manufacturer of cabin interior products for commercial aircraft and business jets and the world’s distributor of...