Creative Foods


Cost Accountant (ID. 36)

US - NY - Perry


  •  Maintain the facility's manufacturing cost accounting system, including bill of material maintenance and establishing standard costs for raw product, ingredient, packaging and overheads.
  • Prepare, analyze and distribute the facility's daily/weekly/monthly production reports and manufacturing cost variance reports to management. 
  •  Collaborate with the facility's operations team, research & development, sales, and corporate finance to develop new product costs. 
  •  Support the facility's cost savings initiatives through data analysis and financial reporting. 
  •  Perform month end close processes:
    • a) Accrue production, material & supplies consumption, direct labor and overhead absorption.  
    • b) Brand manufacturing cost variances, purchase price variances, overhead absorption and freight expense by product group.  
    • c) Reconcile production and material consumption. 
    • d) Reconcile P&L accounts 
  •  Review processes and make recommendations for improvements by utilizing lean manufacturing techniques. 
  •  Assist in the development of the facility's annual operating plan and quarterly budgets: 
    • a) Production by method and through-put analysis 
    • b) Raw product yield analysis 
    • c) Develop monthly VPC forecasts by variety and cost category
    • d) Direct labor requirement analysis and cost allocation  
    • e) Variable overhead cost allocation 
    • f) Fixed overhead cost allocation 
  •  Ensure that all internal controls are operating effectively. 
  •  Ad hoc special projects and analyses as requested. 
  •  Report daily, weekly, monthly KPI’s.  


  • Must possess B.S./B.A. degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or comparable degree.
  • 2-3 years Cost Accounting experience, within a Food Manufacturing setting strongly preferred. 
  •  Detail and process oriented with strong problem resolution abilities. 
  •  Self-starter; take charge, positive and proactive attitude. 
  •  Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  •  Excellent computer aptitude. Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access desirable. Experience in a verity of different reporting tools, Microsoft BI, Tableau, and JetReports
  • Working knowledge with external databases and accounting software. Knowledge and experience of working with ERP systems.
  •  Ethical Conduct

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Perry, NY

1 Lincoln Avenue
Perry, NY 14530

Perry, NY

1 Lincoln Avenue
Perry, NY 14530

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