SENIOR COST ACCOUNTANT

Accounting Elk Grove Village, Illinois


Description

SENIOR COST ACCOUNTANT

Corporate Office
Elk Grove Village

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
Provide cross functional financial support and analysis to finance, sales, product development and procurement with the primary focus on identifying profit enhancement opportunities through cost reduction and/or appropriate pass through of costs to customers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
Monthly actual and year-end FIFO cost development including analysis of materials & freight
Analyze historical costs and provide standard costs to be used in the annual budget process
Item master maintenance including costing at standard, costing at actual and labor routings
Update and maintain cost-plus customer pricing on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis
Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly & semi-annual customer pricing billing adjustments
Assist with month end process including account analysis, reporting, and journal entries.
Maintain reports and schedules used by various departments to make key business decisions.
Key contributor to the updated ERP reporting

COMPETENCIES
Cost accounting principles
Month end close processes
Item master data maintenance
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, especially Excel, and ERP systems (i.e., SAP)

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Bachelor’s degree in accounting along with 2-4 years cost accounting, cost analysis or financial analysis experience in a manufacturing environment.
Working knowledge of manufacturing systems essential.
Forecasting experience a plus.
Must be a self-starter who can accomplish results in a fast moving, ambiguous environment.
Strong planning and organization skills are critical to success.
Drive business results by challenging the organization to achieve high financial performance
Analyze data to assist in making informed decisions
Multi task and manage competing priorities to meet or exceed expectations
Effectively cope with change by giving and receiving feedback
Develop interpersonal relationships to achieve goals

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.