Senior Cost Accountant
Company: Danone North America
Posted on: November 19, 2023
About the jobDanone North America is building a stand alone
structure for our Premium Organic Dairy business operations (PD+).
The following role is intended to support that business as a ground
floor opportunity supporting these exciting brands in a new
This is a unique opportunity to join an outstanding business, with
the iconic Horizon Organic brand and the innovative Wallaby yogurt
brand, a distinctive premium, organic portfolio with a long-lasting
strong commitment to sustainability across its value chain.
About the Job:
We are currently looking to hire a Senior Cost Accountant! This
position is responsible for operations accounting related
activities with the primary objective of producing timely,
accurate, reliable and relevant financial information effectively
The role can be hybrid to be based in Broomfield, CO.
Onsite at least 3 days a week.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
Conduct month-end close functions including, but not limited to,
preparing and entering journal entries, balance sheet
reconciliations, overseeing month-end inventories and inventory
reserves and variance analysis.
Develop reports and provide analysis on part cost variances,
manufacturing process costs, actual inventory activity vs. plan,
surplus and obsolescence reserve, inventory valuation, WIP aging,
cycle count results, Cost-of-Poor Quality, and other cost
accounting and inventory control areas as assigned.
Provide cost accounting guidance and support to manufacturing,
production planning, brand finance, purchasing and other
Manage the preparation and analysis of actual and estimated costed
Manage the annual standard setting process.
This includes working with procurement to set Material, Ingredients
and Packaging Standards (MIP), working with the manufacturing
facilities to set annual conversion cost standards, determining
financial impact of the standards roll and managing the year-end
cost roll process.
This Position falls under Danone's strategic portfolio review,
which includes the potential sale of the Horizon Organic and
An employee who accepts this role agrees to transition to a new
employer in the event of a sale.
The base compensation range for this position is $72,000-$109,000
commensurate with experience.
There is also an exciting Success Bonus opportunity related to this
About you Bachelor Degree in Accounting required
Operations accounting experience required
Strong knowledge and understanding of GAAP, standard cost,
inventory cost accounting, accrual basis of accounting, cost volume
profit analysis Strong computer skills (Excel, Powerpoint, BI
tools, SAP/ERP, etc.) Excellent analytical and communication
skills, both oral and written
Ability to work well in a team environment while focusing on
individual tasks and priorities Innovative problem-solving skills,
flexible mind-set, detail oriented, highly organized and able to
work independently Ability to identify issues/control weaknesses
and develop and implement recommendations for resolution
Food industry experience preferred
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