Cost Accounting Manager

Company information

Harman Finanszírozó Kft.



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Organization introduction

HARMAN designs, engineers and produces solutions for car manufacturers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services (IoT-solutions). With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, we are admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. We have a workforce of over 30,000 people and are a fully owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.

Job information

Business area






Job title

Cost Accounting Manager

Team / organisation unit description

Tasks and activities

  • Oversight of product costing, maintaining standard costing for the supported division
  • Month-end Close and reporting responsibilities related to inventory, cost of sales, and related reserves
  • Perform monthly/quarterly inventory related reserve calculations and posts resulting journal entries
  • Prepares monthly/quarterly profit in inventory analyses in support of intercompany profit elimination
  • Supervising the cost accounting team
  • Investigate costing and inventory questions
  • Prepares/Reviews/Approves inventory reconciliations as assigned
  • Completion of monthly/quarterly supplemental schedules
  • Oversight of the annual standard cost roll for all of the supported division
  • Monitors and assists with coordination of physical inventory counts for the supported division
  • Provides training, supervision of direct reports as applicable, as well as for offshore accounting groups within the Division
  • Adheres to all Cost Accounting SOX documentation for Cost
  • Accounting Processes and assist with maintaining control documentation
  • Assists with audit inquiries and preparation of audit related analyses


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BSC diploma

Experience in this profession

8+ years

Additional requirements (certifications, special knowledge, software etc.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Advanced knowledge of cost accounting principles, e.g. variances, fixed and variable overhead, standard costing, etc.
  • Professional Certification, e.g. Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant or local equivalent preferred
  • 10+ years of Cost Accounting experience including setting standards, inventory costing, overhead rate and reserve calculations, and subsidiary ledger to GL reconciliations
  • Supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP required
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, e.g. Pivots, Vlookups, and similar functionalities
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both written and verbal

Additional information


People manager



Permanent employee for indefinite time

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