Cost Accountant Job Opening at Downs Food Group in Mankato, MN


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Position:Cost Accountant
Company:Downs Food Group
Job Location(s): Mankato, MN
Start Date:Feb. 2013
 
Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type:Full Time
Hours per Week: 40
Work Hours (i.e. shift): 8 to 5
Starting Salary Range:
 
Required Education: Associate Degree
Required Experience: 2 to 20+ years
Required Security Clearance: None
Related Categories:Accounting - General

Position Description

Cost Accountant:
Basic Function: The cost accountant position is accountable for reporting daily plant costs to appropriate personnel , submitting daily/month end inventories, daily productivity reports and other daily/monthly cost accounting reports required by the Plant Management.
Principal Accountabilities:
Inventory
  1. Coordinate physical inventory counts and cycle counts
  2. Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
  3. Update standard costs in the bill of materials
Other Responsibilities:  The cost accounting position is also involved with maintenance parts management including inventory control (using a maintenance tracking program), issuance/tracking of plant purchase orders and tracking of plant project expenditures.  This position may also include training of a back-up for absenteeism purposes.  Additional responsibilities may also be required as requested. 
Desired Qualifications:  3+ years of accounting/finance experience.   Also, a BA/BS degree, as well as excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team. Also helpful to have experience manipulating large databases.
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