• Sr. Accountant - Inventory & COGS

    Job Location US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/28/2018 10:14 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employee Type
    R- Regular
    Full Time / Part Time
    Full Time
    Corporate Service
  • Overview

    Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World

    Trend Micro, the world’s largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digital information. Our solutions for consumers, businesses and governments provide layered security to protect information on mobile devices, endpoints, gateways, servers and the cloud. Trend Micro enables the smart protection of information, with innovative technology that is simple to deploy and manage, and security that fits an evolving ecosystem. Our solutions are supported by over 5000 employees in over 50 countries and powered by the world’s most advanced cloud-based global threat intelligence, the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™.


    The Sr Accountant - Inventory & COGS is a member of the General Ledger Accounting Team responsible for all aspects of Inventory & COGS.  The qualified candidate will be able to work comfortably with many groups including Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, Purchasing, Financial Planning & Analysis, etc. to ensure that inventory & COGS are accounted for properly.  More than just posting related journal entries, the Sr. Accountant - Inventory & COGS will be expected to complete analysis, provide reporting, create, improve & document processes, and work with internal & external auditors.  While there will be opportunity to help in other areas of accounting as well, this is a highly specialized role as the Sr. Accountant - Inventory & COGS will be the primary point of contact for accounting inventory issues and the accounting representative on inventory related projects.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Manage the Inventory accounting process
    • Perform physical counts of inventory with the Logistics team
    • Perform detailed reserve analysis for all inventory types
    • Complete COGS Analysis including budget preparation support
    • Perform various analyses including Transfer Pricing Analysis, Discount Analysis, Analysis of Logistics Cost, & Forward-Looking Analysis
    • Help manage inventory levels
    • Act as the inventory systems expert
    • Be the primary point of contact for Global Trend Regions and their questions regarding all inventory types + Intercompany sales process and pricing
    • Provide J-Sox, Internal Audit & External Audit support
    • Create, improve, and document processes as needed
    • Accounting for Enterprise Inventory including month-end close journal entries and account reconciliations


    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and quantitative abilities
    • Detail oriented with a commitment to quality, dependability & follow through
    • Strong interpersonal skills; good oral/written communication skill
    • Proficient using Microsoft Office suite, especially Microsoft Excel

    Trend Micro provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. Trend Micro does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy and childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care leave status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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