Cargill Cost Accountant in Wichita, Kansas
Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
The Cost Accountantposition will perform cost accounting duties for 6 Case Ready facilities and 6grind plants.These duties includedeveloping accurate product costing for business managers and sales for newproducts with tight turn arounds.Otherduties are maintaining production models in PRISM including updating yields,labor, overhead rates, and packaging bill of materials.They also analyze variances and assist in theprocess of updating standards as part of this variance analysis.They also perform budgeting processes whichincludes overhead allocation and review of the standards.New products introductions many times can getcomplex and require an analytical person to ensure we are costing our products mostappropriately.The position alsomonitors a weekly revaluation process that is performed in Bangalore, India soworking with others closely is very important.This position will partner with A&F Leads at the plants, businessmanagers, product leads and certain sales positions.A strong understanding of cost accounting andplant accounting would be highly beneficial.This position will report to the BOSCCosting & Yield Managerlocated in Wichita, KS.
60% Accurate Product Costing
Develop new product costings accurately with limited information at times basis business manager inputs and or sometimes with more perfect information both with accurate product cost
Create and maintain production models with new products with a specification into the ERP system and ensure the cost is accurate and updated through the MOC process
Monitor weekly revaluation process and ensure that all products are costed accurately
Perform annual budgeting process including large scale updates to all PM’s and updating of overhead costs
Perform weekly plant variance analysis
Perform periodic product cost comparisons and analyze differences
Perform periodic standards review and assist in the process to reset riances
20% Business Partnering
Work with business managers on developing new product costs
Work with business managers on analyzing product costs
Work with Finance professionals on answering questions on product costs
Work with A&F Leads on helping them understand standards and variance analysis
Work with A&F Leads on the annual budget process including the overhead allocation process.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
2 years accounting experience
Highly analytical, can bring insights and drive change
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels and functions
Driven, self-motivated, positive, responsible, accountable, flexible
Demonstrates strong leadership skills
Meat industry experience
Experience budgeting and analysis of variances
Cost accounting experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Primary Location US-KS-Wichita
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Req ID: WIC03994