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Plant Accountant

Company: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Plant Accountant is a key member of the finance team reporting directly to Plant Controller. The Plant Accountant provides accounting and finance services for plant by analyzing, monitoring, and providing monthly cost and business performance updates and analysis.Job Duties and ResponsibilitiesResponsible for setting up the standard costs for bill of material (BOM), maintenance and updating of items monthly.Analyzes actual costs versus standard costs and prepares and presents reports of variances.Performs intercompany accounting procedures by calculating intercompany pricing, creating invoices for intercompany charges, and recording expenditures and product receivedUpdates costs for Materials, Ingredients, Packaging (MIP) and Purchase for Resale (PFR) itemsPrepares estimates of new or proposed product costs working closely with procurement team and plant administration teamSupports routine or ad hoc financial analysis related to significant financial performance variances, product and customer profitability, operating costs, etc.Helps drive process and improvements in WIP and FG inventory management including reducing waste in raw milk and finished goodsManage cream gains tracking and efficiencySupports annual budgeting process including providing product and operating cost dataSupports internal and external compliance and audit requirements, including completing market administrator reportMay require supervision of administrative staffRequirements:Job Requirements:Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) in accounting, business, finance, or related fieldA minimum of 2 years Accounting or finance related experienceMinimum of 1-year direct Standard Cost Accounting experience preferred.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, proficient at Excel.Ability to adapt to changing organizational and operational needs, in addition to leading people through change.Ability to work collaboratively with all departments, levels within the company, and external stakeholders.Must be able to pass all pre-employment screens (including drug, background, and criminal checks).An Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Inc., Birmingham , Plant Accountant, Professions , Birmingham, Alabama

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