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Position Summary:

Coordinates the cost accounting function of Country Life, LLC. Responsible for the proper valuation of Country Life inventory. Drives process improvements to accurately account for inventory movement and inventory valuation.

Position Scope:

Over 5,000 active inventory SKU’s and over $80 million in costed transactions.

Position Responsibility:

  • Assists in the development and implementation of a cost accounting system.
  • Compiles month end inventory and prepares journal entry to record same.
  • Determines monthly inventory reserve requirements by reviewing excess, slow moving and /or expiring items, and recommends actions to be taken.
  • Identifies and analyzes material (e.g. purchase price), labor and overhead variances in order to establish proper rates.
  • Drives effort to improve processes and procedures to accurately account for inventory movement and inventory valuation.
  • Ensures accuracy of inventory records by monitoring adjustments to perpetual balances.
  • Reviews inventory costs for accuracy.
  • Conducts cost studies of new and existing products and creates new items (SKUs) in AccuTerm.
  • Analyzes and evaluates inventory problems and proposes solutions.
  • Assists in the monthly, quarterly and year-to-date analysis of financial reporting results relating to gross profit through the development of reports (i.e. Sales Price Volume Variance, Effect of Raw Material Cost Changes).
  • Conducts physical inventories.
  • Coordinates year-end audit as it relates to inventory and cost accounting.
  • Assists in the monthly closing activities.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational symposia; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies, etc.
  • Satisfactory completion of appropriate corporate training as related to the position and/or department.
  • Assures compliance by following Food and Drug Agency's Good Manufacturing Practices as well as other regulatory standards as required by the department.
  • Contributes to overall achievement by accomplishing related tasks and demonstrating characteristics that exemplify team building and support.
  • The above is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities. Other activities may be assigned as required by management.
Qualifications

Experience and Skills:

  • Five years experience in general accounting, including three years in cost accounting.
  • Computer experience: Excel (advanced skills required), Word and Outlook software. Experience with Pick system a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills required.

Education and Certifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
Additional Information

Only qualified candidates will be considered.

All responses must include salary expectations.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

About Country Life, LLC:

Since our founding in 1971, we have always been passionate about providing you with the opportunity to achieve great health. Throughout our 40+ year history as a leader in the natural health industry, we’ve reached a number of milestones in the pursuit of helping you reach a healthier, happier you.About Country Life:

1971 — Country Life is founded on Long Island, New York.

1992 — Country Life acquires Desert Essence® and expands into new health and beauty categories with all-natural botanicals and pure ingredients from across the globe.

1994 — Country Life is a leader in efforts to pass the DSHEA (the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act).

1997 — BioChem® proteins arBioChem® proteins are introduced for the active individuals among us.e introduced for the active individuals among us.

1998 — Our brand new manufacturing facility opens in Hauppauge, New York.

1999 — We acquire the Iron-Tek® supplement brand, expanding our support for the serious athlete.

2008 — Country Life becomes the first supplement company to be certified as entirely gluten-free.

2011 — Country Life celebrates 40 years as an industry leader by becoming one of the largest vitamin and supplement companies to receive NSF-GMP certification for our manufacturing and distribution facilities.

2012 — Country Life’s manufacturing facility receives USDA Organic manufacturing certification.

Our Brands

Country Life® Vitamins
The founding brand of our Country Life family, We have been providing you with whole goodness through our nutritional supplements for over 40 years. A wealth of trusted choices for your healthy day-to-day living, our products are always of the highest quality and purity due to our continued commitment to ensure our products uphold our pledge of integrity. Our vitamins are packaged in iconic amber glass for maximum freshness and product integrity, so you can feel good about treating yourself well with Country Life Vitamins.

BioChem®
Our complete line of everyday fitness products to help the individual who chooses to stay active. BioChem’s Whey protein powders are made from vegan and raw foods, and are always artificial hormone-free.

Iron-Tek®
Our full line of cutting-edge protein powders to aid the serious athlete’s workout and bodybuilder’s state of mind.

Desert Essence®
You already take care of the inside of your body with Country Life Vitamins. Desert Essence is here to help you take care of the outside as well. A full range of top-of-the-line body wash, body care, face care, hair care, deodorant and dental care products, all based on all-natural botanicals.

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