• Senior Cost Accountant

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Irvine
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  • Overview

    Based in beautiful Irvine, California, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking a Cost Accountant with at least five years experience. This is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.


    We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

    In particular, we offer:

    • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
    • Visionary leadership
    • Excellent compensation packages
    • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
    • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
    • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
    • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
    • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


    • Responsible for cost and inventory accounting, including but not limited to: manufacturing overhead and burden calculation, analysis, and reporting, inventory PPV analysis, etc.
    • Preparation of inventory and cost account reconciliations
    • Assist management in annual physical inventory counts across multiple domestic and international locations
    • Preparation of ad hoc internal reports
    • Other general accounting functions as assigned
    • Collaboration with other team members on complex accounting transactions
    • Assist management with year-end audit and quarterly review
    • Ensure compliance with SOX 404 requirements over responsible areas
    • Other ad hoc projects as needed


    Must Haves

    • Five years of public/private accounting experience; public company experience a plus
    • Cost accounting experience
    • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Business, or related fields
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
    • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
    • Detail-oriented and well-organized
    • Ability to multi-tasks and prioritize deadlines
    • Ability to travel to other domestic and/or international corporate office locations to assist in required tasks


    Strong Pluses

    • Experience with Oracle Cloud ERP and Omnify PLM applications
    • Experience in either MS Access or MS SQL


    If you are a talented Cost Accountant with at least five years of experience and an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.



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