PLANT ACCOUNTANT

Accounting Gurnee, Illinois


Description

PLANT ACCOUNTANT

Miracapo Pizza Company is the leading North American manufacturer of specialty frozen pizzas for some of the world’s largest retail, foodservice and consumer branded companies. For over 30 years we have specialized in contract manufacturing, private label, and brand development.

 

PURPOSE
Plant Accountant will as
sist production operations by providing reporting, performance against standards, recommendations for improvement, and plant purchase order processing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
Duties may include, but not limited to the following:
  • Close production work orders daily and review material usage, labor, and machine hours.
  • Obtain production data & prepare the daily management report which includes labor, actual material usage vs. standard, cycle count adjustments, scrap and certain indirect expenditures.
  • Weekly and monthly reconciliation and analysis of component usage to PL and labor usage to payroll reports.
  • Create plant related purchase orders and track invoices.
  • Track weekly Nitrogen gas consumption including matching receipts to billing.
  • Print, analyze and distribute Component Usage Analysis reports to management giving insight and opinions on optimization.
  • Track committed spending vs. actual invoices received.
  • Analyze monthly indirect expense variances.
  • Monthly plant-related accrual and reclassification journal entries.
  • Prepare chargebacks for vendor credits.
  • Additional participation and assistance as needed.
COMPETECIES
  • Ability to effectively analyze data to make informed decisions
  • Ability to multi task and effectively manage competing priorities
  • Effectively copes with change and is able to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Drives continuous improvement and motivates others
  • Committed to organizational success and takes ownership for results
  • Effective cross functional communication, both oral and written
  • Proficiency in:   MS Office Suite (Advanced Excel Skills), ERP systems (JustFoods a plus)
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting preferred
  • 3 years prior accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Business knowledge in production operations
  • Self-starter who can accomplish results in an ambiguous environment with little or no direction in order to drive business results
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interface with all levels of plant employees
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Advanced Excel skills
BENEFITS
  • $2,000 Bonus
  • 15 Days PTO
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K

    As an equal opportunity employer, Miracapo Pizza Company recruits, hires and promotes the most qualified individual, without regard to race, creed, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, marital status or sexual orientation. All employment decisions are administered in a non-discriminatory manner and consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws.