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Cost Accountant

Company: Nation Pizza and Foods
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:--- Prepares weekly raw material variance reporting and review with operations.--- Prepares weekly direct labor reporting and review with operations.--- Prepares weekly temporary labor payroll and submit to accounts payable.--- Prepares both monthly raw material & direct labor variance summary, review with operations and post journal entries.--- Supports bill of material and labor router preparation, 24 Month annual plan and quarterly updates and operational statistics.--- Collects and prepares operational statistical information for monthly reporting.--- Maintains product bill of materials and labor routers accuracy.--- Conducts cost audits of bills of material to update standard costs for finished goods and work-in-process and to ensure Ross and bills of material are accurate.--- Prepares various monthly journal entries.--- Prepares account reconciliations.--- Analyzes month-end variances from plan, and discuss with Cost Accounting Manager, Director, and CFO.--- Prepares, analyzes & interprets cost and margin reporting.--- Assists in PPV maintenance, reporting and billing.--- Learns Billing process to act as back-up when necessary.--- Learns Cash Application to act as back-up when necessary.--- Participates in year-end inventories.--- Interact with financial auditors for yearly financial audits.--- Attends weekly inventory meeting to support Operations, Quality Control, and Material Management with any system or accounting issues.--- Participates in sensory training and evaluation to help ensure the highest quality of our products.--- Suggests ways to control labor and supply costs as well as improve processes.--- Ensures that all work activities are performed with attention to the highest standards for quality, safety and compliance with all appropriate legal and food safety requirements and a focus on continuous improvement. --- Follows all company policies & procedures as well as the GMP's (Good Manufacturing Practices).--- Maintains a high level of safety awareness for an accident-free work place.--- Reports any unsafe or hazardous work conditions or safety-related issues to Management.--- Accomplishs all tasks as appropriately assigned or requested. --- Education, Skills and Experience:Education:--- Bachelor's Degree (B.S.) in Accounting or other related field.--- CPA or MBA a plus. Cost Accounting classes a plus.--- 2 - 3 years Process Manufacturing cost accounting experience a plus. Skills and Experience:--- Ability to work overtime, irregular hours or rotating shifts.--- Ability to compute by adding, subtracting and averaging numbers.--- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from Management and vendors.--- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.--- Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. --- Ability to multi-task, be detail orientated, and have good organizational skills.--- Proficiency in Microsoft applications.--- Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment.--- Ability to multi-task, be detail orientated, and have good organizational skills. Physical Demands and Work Environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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.Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, and stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk and frequently required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in an office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.Organizational Structure:The Cost Accountant will report directly to the Cost Accounting Manager. PI181232500

Keywords: Nation Pizza and Foods, Schaumburg , Cost Accountant, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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