Position Summary: The Jr Cost Accountant will be responsible for preparation of accruals: Pallets, Storage, Freight (transfers), Glanbia Rebates, aluminum PPV’s. Also, this individual will be responsible for allocating the change in POS inventory values worldwide. Assist Cost Mgrs with analysis of various cost variances as needed. The ideal candidate will be well organized, have good communication skills, with strong calculation and excel skills.
Essential Job Functions:
Analyze and explain cost changes as they relate to operations; freight, storage, purchase price variances.
Preparation of monthly accruals for freight, storage & purchase Price variances.
Review coding of freight, storage and other significant cost related invoices ensuring proper authorization and allocation of cost center
Prepare POS Roll-forward reports and journal entries to offset changes in POS inventory values.
Prepare monthly/quarterly POS activity reports as needed.
Responsible for inventory and cost schedules required by external auditors during quarterly and year-end audits
Assist with internal and external auditors for any inquiries regarding areas of responsibility
Back up for special project requested from management.
Accounting Degree and/or 3 years minimum work experience in General Accounting, A/P, A/R.
Strong excel skills which include use of pivot tables and V lookups
Attention to details with emphasis on calculations and numbers
Well organized, able to work independently
Good communications skills (verbal/written)