Senior Cost Accounting Analyst
Come join the Tillamook Team where our philosophy is “Dairy Done Right.” As an independent farmer-owned cooperative, we have been guided by good, honest values since 1909. We believe in putting quality over profit, natural over artificial, and that hard work can never be outsmarted. We’re taking a stand for real food, because everyone deserves better.
What does real food mean to you? Is your favorite dish a cheesy casserole? Perhaps a decadent and indulgent ice cream? Either way, your identification with food is important to us. People who fit well here at Tillamook have a commitment to quality in everything they do. Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values.
Our team members understand our vision, contribute to our mission, thrive on innovative thinking, hard work and good, honest values. We live by these shared values: We are Good Stewards, We believe in Uncompromising Quality, We work as One Team, We Play to Win, and We Genuinely Care for each other.
What you will do:
The Senior Cost Accounting Analyst is responsible for the ongoing analysis of inventory and cost of goods sold, main area of focus is milk production and related sales, commodity cheese, whey production and sales. Will provide financial leadership in ongoing process development, documentation, conversion and implementation of a cost accounting systems and controls. Will provide accounting support to various operating groups and will be instrumental in maintaining accurate work-in-progress and perpetual inventory records, setting standard cost, manufacturing and material variance reporting, budgeting, forecasting of costs, assisting in analysis generation and its related accuracy working closely with and for the Cost Accounting Manager. Additionally, will work closely with and support the appropriate senior management and other staff members, to include: FP&A, Dairy Commodity Risk, Operations, Supply Chain, Category Management, and R&D. Will work with Corporate Finance and IS/Integration staff to ensure consistency in reporting and processes and in completing assigned special projects. Will provide financial operations expertise to appropriate managers and will frequently interface with the company’s external auditors.
Here’s a day in the life:
Support and assist the Cost Accounting Manager in accomplishing the requirements as set by the company which will include ensuring that all accounting entries are timely, accurate, and comply with generally accepted accounting principles.
Implement, monitor and provide continuous improvement in the standard work procedures for appropriate financial operations procedures and methods. Conduct and analyze audits of financial performance and prepares reports.
Participate in relevant Bill of Material (BOM) audits, maintenance and review for manufactured items and prepare cost estimates for new products. Perform standard BOM cost rolls for finished products manufactured and purchased along with cost change analysis.
Develop, maintain and review standard costs for materials, ingredients, finish goods and purchase for resale items.
Perform intercompany accounting procedures and operational return on investment analysis.
Mentor and help develop other analysts at the direction of the Cost Accounting Manager
Develop, maintain and review operational support allocation matrix.
Perform a much deeper collection and analysis of direct manufacturing and overhead cost with the objective of reducing cost or assisting Operations with more effective return on investments.
Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting or Business Administration is required; MBA degree a plus but not required.
Skills you’ll need:
5-7 years of experience in manufacturing accounting, financial analysis and general accounting is required.
Experience in automating and improving processes to gain efficiency, improve accuracy and produce high quality work is required.
High level ERP and system experience is required.
Consumer Packaged Good experience is preferred. Experience with a dairy Cooperative is desirable.
Strong Manufacturing experience is required.
Must have strong knowledge of GAAP and fully understand accounting methodologies.
Dairy industry preferred, specifically milk processing.
Industry leading benefit and reward programs:
We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page: www.tillamook.com/careers.
We are committed to creating a diverse culture and inclusive conditions where all employees are heard, valued and feel a sense of belonging. We rely on different perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to inform our work, to help us be better as a brand and as an employer and to fuel our success. We are seeking talent from a wide range of diversity, perspectives and backgrounds to join our exceptional organization and help us build our future.
Tillamook County Creamery Association (TCCA) is a Drug-Free Workplace. EEO/AA