Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.
Danone North America is looking for aCost Accountant--SLC in their
Salt Lake City, Utah manufacturing facility.
Under the direction of the Plant Controller, applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information and prepare financial reports by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Analyzes daily production
Maintains parts files; creates new bill of material and updates finished good parts file. Updates costs as needed.
Analyzes, and accounts all variances, which affect the plant
Prepares daily or weekly reports of variances, which enable plant management to manage the plant
Analyzes outside warehouse inventory levels
Maintains standards. Helps control and maintain part and labor standards. Established costs and inputs bill of material.
Assist with budget process
Serves as back-up for Accounts Payable
Balance sheet account reconciliation
Processes timekeeping records for payroll
Assists Plant Controller with Government reports, taxes, insurance, capital requests and other special projects
Provides direct supervision to subordinates, including making hiring/firing decisions, providing training and development opportunities, and conducting performance reviews and coaching sessions
Other duties as assigned
Responsible for reporting daily inventory Key Performance Indicators
Perform analytical review of financial results and understand factors driving variance
Is responsible for all inventory transactions at the plant.
Daily verification of production postings to insure proper inventory is reported.
To research any discrepancies in regards to lot locations.
To ensure that inventory is correct at all times.
To track low code products and notify management of low code items.
Conduct physical inventory when the required monthly inventories are required by corporate.
Keep Plant Controller, Logistics Manager and Plant Manager informed of any inventory issues.
Analyzes outside warehouse inventory levels.
Analyzes all inventory variances and reports them to plant management.
Preferred Candidate Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance Required
1 -3 years related experience preferred; Prior Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
Computer literate with a strong background in MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Proficiency in MS Excel to include pivot tables, vlook ups, etc. is required. SAP experience is a plus, not required.
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times
Using mathematics to solve problems
Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices inWhite Plains, NYandBroomfield, CO.For more information, please visit
Danone North Americais an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.#LI-NORAM