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Temp Inventory Analyst

Location: Irvine, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Date Posted: Apr 13


Billabong was founded on Australia's Gold Coast in 1973 by surfer and surfboard shaper Gordon Merchant and his then partner, Rena. Those early days were rather inauspicious, with the pair designing boardshorts at home, cutting them out on the kitchen table and then carting the finished product around to the local surf shop to sell.

From these humble beginnings, Billabong was born.

The Billabong Group is now one of the largest boardsport and lifestyle brands in the world. We have an impressive team of unique brands including Billabong, RVCA, Element, Von Zipper, Honolua and Xcel and retail banners including Quiet Flight, Becker Surf and Beachworks.

We are seeking a Temporary Inventory Analyst who is interested, curious, detail oriented and has excellent judgement.  If you appreciate the importance of getting coding done correctly, understand supply chain, gross margin, and inventory flow you will fit seamlessly into this role.  The right candidate should be excited about finding errors for the sake of correcting them and providing precise information to management.  The cost and Inventory Analyst applies principles of cost accounting and inventory control to create a clear picture of what the actual landed cost of an item is.  They will use excel skills to put together information from different sources to ensure that the landed cost in the system is the most accurate that we can be using for inventory valuation. Building on this information the Analyst will work alongside production to create estimates that are more accurate for the future. 

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Collects data to determine actual landed cost of products.
  • Compares actual landed cost to the estimate.
  • Analyzes data to determine if bills are coded appropriately.
  • Analyzes data obtained to determine the reasons for the variances from estimate to actual and works with production to lesson variances in the future.
  • Understanding of the life cycle of product and inventory movement effects on the GL
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 4 or more years of related experience
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Cost Accounting.
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data
  • Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products
  • Strong organizational and communicational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
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