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Sr Cost Accountant

Req ID: J2293269

  • Location
    Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States of America
    Anaheim, California, United States of America
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    Florence, Kentucky, United States of America
    Fremont, California, United States of America
    Grand Junction, Colorado, United States of America
    Hanover Park, Illinois, United States of America
    Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
    Livermore, California, United States of America
    Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    Manteca, California, United States of America
    Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States of America
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    St. Petersburg/Tampa, Florida, United States of America
    West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States of America
  • Category Finance
  • Posted Monday, November 1, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


The Senior Cost Accountant will be working out of the Albuquerque facility providing accurate and timely reporting and analysis of Sales, Material Costs, and Material Margins.


  • Act as the lead on financial related projects
  • Provide guidance to other staff members regarding related projects
  • Review the accuracy of Inventory valuation on the Balance Sheet in a Standard Cost environment. 
  • Explain the components that represent the difference between Actual and Forecasted Material Margins, reported by program. 
  • Perform analyses for management on an ad hoc and recurring basis. 
  • Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.
  • Assess the adequacy of data gathering methods utilized by purchasing, inventory control, or production planning.
  • Assure that procedures and work instructions are efficient and not redundant.
  • Offer new ideas and suggestions for improvement. 
  • Identify and implement new practices and processes that are “best in field.”
  • Meet deadlines even when dealing with frequent interruptions and additional as well as changing priorities.
  • Ensure accurate reporting.
  • Perform standard cost roll ups for existing and new part numbers in the SAP system
  • Analysis and Management of Material Variances including PPV, Bulk Variance and revaluation variances
  • Analysis and Management of E&O inventories and Blocked material reserves 
  • Analysis and follow up of NRE expenses to ensure accurate reporting and tracking
  • Participate in Physical Inventories and Cycle Counts as needed
  • Demonstrate a commitment to customer service; anticipate, meet, and exceed expectations by solving problems quickly and effectively; making customer issues a priority. 
  • Establish new measurement systems if/where appropriate.
  • Maintain controls and discipline compliant with Jabil standards.
  • Exchange knowledge and information with other Jabil facilities to ensure best practices are shared throughout the Jabil organization.
  • Ensure 100% adherence to all company policies and procedures (i.e. Health and Safety, Quality).
  • Ensure all sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately.
  • Create reports on materials to supply to BUMs and WCMs in order to identify better pricing opportunities.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.


  • Typically reports to Management. Direct supervisor job title(s) typically include: Plant Controller, Site Controller
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).



  • Advanced PC skills, including training and knowledge of Jabil’s software packages (Advanced Excel skills a must)
  • Ability to work under pressure and able to do conflict management
  • Advanced PC skills including knowledge of Jabil's software packages
  • Proficient Verbal and Written English Skill
  • Knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety standards & requirements
  • Proficiency in use of personal computers, Microsoft Office products, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project skills required.


  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in accounting.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • MBA and/or CPA is preferred.
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

The anticipated pay range for this role is $62,338 - $90,332 - $118,326. Job-related, non-discriminatory factors used to determine the actual offered rate include qualifications and experience, geographic location, education, external market data, and consideration of internal equity.

As part of the total rewards package, this position is eligible for a short-term incentive based on performance. In addition, Jabil offers benefits to enhance your health, wealth and resilient self. These include medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; 401(k) retirement plan and employee stock purpose plan; and paid time off.

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