Posted 3 weeks ago

Sr. Cost Accountant

Company: Jel Sert
Category: Accounting and Finance, Food Production, Manufacturing

 West Chicago

Type: Full Time

For nearly a century, The Jel Sert Company has focused on creating high-quality, high-value foods and beverages that help bring people together.  We are currently looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as an SR. COST ACCOUNTANT.  If you are looking for a work environment that encourages personal growth, responsibility, and a shared vision for creating incredible products that help create lasting memories, then Jel Sert wants you!

The SR. COST ACCOUNTANT is responsible for the proper accounting of product cost, inventories, and operations support expenses.  Additional responsibilities include preparing monthly reconciliations and analyses, posting monthly journal entries leading the annual operations budgeting process, and other various departmental tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare item routings and work centers for operational processing.
  • Review new item structure for correct production costing data.
  • Review bill of material structure to ensure multi-level cost accuracy.
  • Manage standard costs, labor, burden, and fixed overhead rates.
  • Manage the closing of jobs and job costing analysis on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare monthly and yearly account and direct labor analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly journal entries and analysis.
  • Prepare operations departmental budget templates and lead annual budget preparation.
  • Prepare variance month, budget and year-end analysis and reporting documents.
  • Work with other departments in the manufacturing environment investigating and resolving variances & process issues.