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Senior Cost Accounting Analyst

Tillamook County Creamery Association, Portland, OR

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 06/30/2019

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.

About you:
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.

About us:
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 Cost Analyst conducts and documents complex financial analysis to assist in strategic financial decisions and plays a key role in supporting and developing overall financial analysis. Analysis areas include, but are not limited to, Cost Accounting, Product Line Analysis, Capital Projects as well as supporting new financial analysis projects as they become available.

Here’s a day in the life:
Responsible for evaluating current financial performance in several key areas
Review Gross Margins versus budgets and forecasts and provide analysis of variances
Review costs of goods sold, non-dairy make, delivery expenses vs. budget and forecasting using financial modeling
Perform month end closing duties pertaining to COGs and manufacturing make costs, including inventory account reconciliations and other journal entries as needed
Participates in cross-functional teams and provide financial analysis to evaluate investments and process changes.
Reviews economic return for capital project requests
Partners with supply chain to evaluate current logistics costs and evaluate proposals to minimize costs and to better serve customers
Reviews economics of SKU mix for various product lines and recommend changes
Evaluates net income as a result of new product developments working in conjunction with category management and research and development
Provides economic payback analysis for proposed product changes, including packaging changes product line extensions product category extensions, and new products
Cross train with other Analysts to provide back up
Understands BOM structure; able to review BOMS for integrity
Review and updates manufacturing standards
Assists the Cost Accounting Manager in preparing monthly forecasts and annual budgets
Provides monthly analysis and explanations on product margins
Supports Manufacturing, Logistics, Supply Chain with the preparation of their annual budgets
Collaborate with external auditors to provide necessary inventory information during year end audits
Determines proper allocation methodologies for corporate department.
Act as a team player with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with employees within all levels of the organization.
Communicate effectively.
Utilize a computer with basic knowledge in Microsoft Office applications, including exceptional knowledge of Excel.
Work under pressure, meet deadlines, produce accurate reports and be flexible in working on multiple projects simultaneously.
Demonstrate excellent time-management skills with the ability to work independently with little supervision.

Skills you’ll need:
3-5+ years of experience in cost 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 and/or Dairy experience is preferred
Strong Manufacturing experience is required.
Must have strong knowledge of GAAP and fully understand accounting theory.

Industry leading benefit and reward programs:
We offer outstanding benefits to our employees. For more information, please visit the careers page:
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

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