Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant

Saputo Dairy Foods Usa

Senior Accountant

Details of the offer

The Senior Accountant will support the plant operations team by providing accounting support that accurately documents operations costs in the financial reporting system and will assist management with the identification, development and implementation of procedures that improve utilization of raw materials to minimize cost. This position will be responsible for supporting the facility’s financial reporting team with month end financial closing duties, budgeting, forecasting, and costing activities for the facility as directed. The position will be highly visible and should yield opportunities for growth. This position reports to the Finance Administration Manager (FAM).
Position Responsibilities
Ownership of Plant standard cost system, providing insight and analysis of drivers of performance
Assist corporate cost accounting team with review and input to the monthly standard cost update and review of all facility BOMs for accuracy
Daily review and control of clerical entries related to production and inventory transactions
Prepare and analyze daily material yield and loss
Assist management with development procedures that improve the accuracy of functional performance reporting and identification opportunities for further cost reduction across the operation
Participate in the development of data-driven, fact-based information to support decisions enabling productivity measures to reduce overall cost
Facilitate the monthly physical inventory process
Sustain and improve internal control environment
Play critical role in month end process closing process; preparing journal entries for approval and investigating variances
Ensures compliance with all Saputo Corporate policies and procedures
Actively applies the Saputo Values and complies with the Saputo Code of Ethics
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or another quantitative/technical discipline is required.
2+ years cost accounting experience in food manufacturing, preferably in dairy food manufacturing.
Strong attention to detail, superior analytical capability, and excellent verbal and written communications a must.
Experience in a manufacturing environment, with an emphasis on Cost and Financial Accounting.
Must be proficient in all MS Office programs, with advanced skills in Excel.
Comfortable working with and updating dashboards and communicating to plant leadership.
Must possess strong prioritization skills; flexibility and ability to multi-task on a daily basis.
Knowledge of SAP strongly desired.
Ability to function within a multi-system environment.
Ability to work within a diverse team environment.


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