Kerry Group

Cost Accountant

Kerry Group
Not disclosed
09 Apr 2021
21 Apr 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work

Our Beloit, WI location is home to our Corporate Headquarters for the North American Region. This location has approximately 700 employees at this location that in roles such as regulatory, RD&A, finance, procurement, supply chain and customer care. It is easily commutable from the Rockford, Madison, and Milwaukee areas. You'll enjoy your time inside and outside of the office as we offer a full cafeteria, fitness center, and beautiful walking paths around the campus. This location is involved and committed to giving back to the community multiple times throughout the year through our Kerry Employee Engagement Program volunteering with various organizations.

What you'll do

You will lead and support the Operations Finance function for Product Costing in SAP. This includes proper valuation of raw materials, intermediates and finished goods products, and review of data integrity for manufacturing KPIs.

You will provide key support for daily, weekly and monthly accounting activities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • SAP daily / weekly / monthly checklist tasks
  • SAP cockpit reviews of TECO status process orders
  • PCE and PUP reviews including MR22 preparation
  • Preventative Maintenance settlements
  • New product costing setups (NPIs)
  • Technical approval for stock adjustments
  • Process Order review meetings focusing on completeness/accuracy
  • Technical support for annual budgeting
  • P-card reconciliation
  • Internal/External audit support
  • Backfill coverage of PCO tasks for vacations/absences
  • Maintain process documentation for job responsibilities and update as necessary
  • What you'll need to be successful

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 1-2 years experience in food manufacturing or retail experience preferable
  • Financial qualification in accountancy preferable
  • Results driven, attention to detail with a keen eye for continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to build relationships across a matrix organisation.
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • SAP Product Costing experience preferred
  • Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here.

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