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Cost Accountant

Company: Fresh N' Lean
Location: Anaheim
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Classification:ExemptSalary Grade LevelReports to:Chief Financial Officer & Chief Accounting OfficerSummary:Under the direction of the CFO & CAO the Cost Accountant will be responsible for preparing financial records and budgets of diverse account analysis. Most essential duties will also involve carrying out cost accounting closing functions on a daily and weekly basis while developing and analyzing general ledger and statements of finances every month.All employees are responsible to follow all of Nutrition Corp. protocols of Food Safety.Essential Functions:Prepare, analyze, and report weekly, monthly, quarterly gross margin analysis by brandPrepare and analyze weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual cost of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, and laborAnalyze changes on in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on costAnalyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costsRecording cost information for use in controlling expendituresMaking estimates of new and proposed product costsProviding management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or servicesInventory control including development and implementation of cycle count processAssist in month-end closing, prepare journal entries as necessary, analyze inventory evaluation, inventory roll forward, and general ledger account analysisIn partnership with Operations, develop and implement hours control labor planning and reporting processesMaintaining Cost Accounting SystemMaintain internal control documentation and test internal controls to ensure integrity of financial reporting and safeguarding of assetsContinuously evaluate ways to streamline and improve finance department processesPrepare detailed account analysis and reconcile sales, cost and inventory, liability accountsAssist with reporting requirements such as audit schedules, tax schedules, and othersEnsure timely submission, accuracy, and validity of inventory, gross margin schedules to managementProvides economic payback analysis for proposed product changes, including packaging changes product line extensions product category extensions, and new productsProvide financial and operational analysis for supported departments/teams in a timely manner and explain how their actions impacted results, and suggest process, improvements to enhance efficiencies, and reduce wasteWork on various other accounting projects as requestedProvide ad hoc analyses and projections as needed All employees are responsible to follow all of Nutrition Corp. protocols of Food Safety.. Requirements:Critical Skills:Food industry experience a plusSAP experience preferred5+ years of accounting experience3+ years cost accounting experienceExcellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detailExcellent communication skillsDemonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processesAbility to apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles & Cost Accounting StandardsMust be able to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gatherings and analysisAbility to research, compile, analyze and interpret dataMicrosoft Office skillset across Excel, Word and PowerpointCompetencies:Desire to grow and learn new skillsPositive attitudeTake responsibilitySelf-confidentEffective communicatorGives their absolute bestRespectfulTeam-orientedSupervisor Responsibility:NoneWork Environment:While performing duties, the employee will work in an office setting with a fast-past environment.Physical Demands:While performing the duties of the job, the employee regularly sits for a long period of time, use of hands, fingers, talk and hear.Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:This is a full-time position. Standard days and hours of work are Monday-Friday and hours schedule are open to discuss with the CFO & CAO for a set schedule.TravelNoneRequired Education:Bachelor's degree (or higher) in accounting or financeWork Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)Authorized to work in the USAAAP/EEOOffice/AdministrationBENEFITS:--- Medical--- Dental--- Vision--- 401K--- PTO--- Employee Discount--- Employee Referral ProgramOther Duties:Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Fresh N' Lean, Anaheim , Cost Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Anaheim, California

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