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Cost Accounting Manager 

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Category Accounting/Finance  

Cost Accounting Manager

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range is $130-$150k. In addition to a competitive market-based salary, Sciton provides an opportunity to participate in equity/stock incentive programs, a profit-sharing bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package, including 401K with matching.

Position Summary

Sciton is growing rapidly and seeking a Cost Accounting Manager to support our fast-growing Finance team and is responsible for day to day cost accounting activities.

This individual will be responsible for overall accounting and costing functions, including audit. Responsibilities require in-depth knowledge in cost accounting, manufacturing processes, GAAP and best practices.

A substantial portion of this position will involve participating in teams driving continuous process improvements within our team. We are looking for an individual to deliver accurate and timely financial reporting, be proactive in streamlining business processes, and support an efficient and compliant finance infrastructure.

In this role, you will:

  • Perform monthly close processes, including cost accounting accruals, inventory costing, obsolescence, balance sheet reviews and account reconciliations.
  • Analyze actual manufacturing costs, prepare periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs and maintain the standard cost system ensuring standards represent actual costs
  • Drive recurring accounting procedures in inventory, including, but not limited to, accounting for variances, valuation, cost allocations, and physical inventory.
  • Prepare inventory, warranty reserve and E&O analysis and work with other for inputs
  • Perform product COGS, variances and margin analysis
  • Participate in the planning, design and implement processes and controls for physical inventories and cycle counts.
  • Support cost accounting activities with Sciton Japan and Sciton Canada
  • Interface with external auditors and assist in annual audit.
  • Participate in other accounting and/or projects as necessary.
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting with a CMA/CPA preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in manufacturing or medical device industry preferred.
  • Strong GAAP accounting and analytical skills
  • Experience with Infor Syteline or similar enterprise reporting systems preferred.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment
  • Commitment to providing quality work in a timely manner.
  • Team-player and self-starter with a can-do attitude
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Cost Accounting Manager  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization

SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people's lives, our top-tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer-focused, and results-driven individuals.

At the heart of it, innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that welcomes and fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate, and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

Life at Sciton:

At Sciton, people matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

• The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

• Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.

• Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization.


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