Sr. Cost Accountant in Thousand Oaks, California at Implant Direct

Date Posted: 7/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: IMP000568

About Us

Implant Direct is one of the fastest growing major dental implant companies in the world today. We’re one of the many operating companies within Danaher Corporation’s dynamic portfolio of dental companies.  

Implant Direct operates a state of the art manufacturing facility in Thousand Oaks, California. We manufacture and distribute a broad range of value priced surgical, prosthetic and regenerative solutions to dental professionals in the US, Canada, and around the globe. We design and develop products which make high quality implants more accessible to patients around the world. We educate dentists on how to place implants and improve their patient care.

If you are interested in working in a lean, fast moving, entrepreneurial environment where you can learn, grow and make a difference, join us at Implant Direct. 


Seeking a motivated, self-starter who is ready to roll-up their sleeves to analyze results, troubleshoot problems, and identify areas of cost savings for company. The Sr. Accountant will perform variance analysis between actual and standard costs, monitor, analyze and report on inventory valuation, production and various other costs, and perform productivity analysis, and be able to summarize and report information to management to support decision making. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 

  • Participate in monthly cost accounting close process, including the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, SOX documentation, and financial statement review.
  • Analyze and reconcile monthly sub-ledger activity related to inventory. 
  • Maintain and update standard cost modules. 
  • Ensure timely process of product cost roll-up.
  • Provide analysis and reporting for Purchase Price Variance (PPV) and manufacturing variances.
  • Perform capital spend plans and capital appropriation request process (CAR).
  • Lead budgeting process for manufacturing.
  • Provide strategy for setting intra-company transfer pricing.
  • Perform trending, variance and ad hoc financial analysis as required.
  • Work closely with Financial Planning and Analysis (FP & A), manufacturing and operations to resolve issues on cost and inventory. 
  • Identify and implement continuous cost improvement opportunities.
  • Compile product costs including direct labor, raw materials, and overhead on a semi-annual basis and sign off on final costing.
  • Assist the accounting team with GL and other ad-hoc projects as needed.
  • Coordinate cycle counts and physical inventory process.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3 Years Accounting or Finance Experience.
  • Advance Excel Skills to include Mested formulas and Pivot Tables

  • 3 years of Cost Accounting experience
  • 3 years Inventory accounting experience
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to multi-task, work with flexibility, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting concepts, practices, procedures, and systems.
  • Competency with U.S. GAAP
  • Advanced computer skills with MSOffice suite required.  
  • Syteline or other common ERPs knowledge a plus
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects. The employees frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear and will occasionally be required to bend, stoop, kneel and frequently climb stairs.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

TRAVEL: Occasional visits to other sites are required (Las Vegas, Valencia).

Implant Direct is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
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