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Cost Accountant

Golden Hippo is looking for a Solid Accountant with Cost Accounting Experience!

The Cost Accountant will be responsible for applying principles of cost accounting to conduct studies which provide detailed cost information not supplied by the general accounting system.


  • Prepares and reviews various daily operating metrics to monitor business performance.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Accounting for Inventory, and a solid understanding of GAAP.
  • Product Costing, including markup and gross profit analysis
  • Participation in Month End activities (Accruals, Journal Entries, etc.)
  • Assist with ERP implementation (GL, WMS).
  • Accounting liaison with Operations department and warehouse. 
  • Experienced with best practices for inventory tracking and management.
  • Manage inventory observations and cycle counts on a reoccurring basis.
  • Prepare bill of material and costing reports.
  • Review Invoices for Freight and Inventory. 
  • Variance analysis, such as for changes in precut cost, raw materials, margins, trends, etc.



  • Cost Accounting Experience: 2 years. 
  • Education: B.A. in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or similar. 
  • CMA or CPA is a plus. 
  • Experience with Bill of Materials, Standard Cost, FIFO, Average Cost, etc. 
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Solid understanding of GAAP
  • Roll up the sleeve attitude 
  • Ability to deliver results in a timely manner
  • Great verbal and written communication skills and ability to work effectively with all level.
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy 
  • The desire to progress and further advance career with new internal opportunities.


  • Competitive salary (DOE)
  • Employer-paid benefits (medical, dental, vision), matching 401k
  • Opportunity for monthly team bonuses
  • Full gourmet kitchen
  • In-office Crossfit gym with free classes
  • Yoga and meditation breaks
  • Casual, “no dress code” atmosphere and an open office space
  • Highly interactive work with a talented, passionate team
  • UNLIMITED room for growth and results-based pay increases

Golden Hippo Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


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