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Cost Accountant

Cost Accountant

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

Support the Factory Controller as a trusted co-pilot within the Factory Leadership Team (practices, initiatives/projects) on a day to day as well as on a long-term strategic view. Provide financial leadership by supplying plant and corporate management accurate and timely financial data, as well as analysis and recommended actions to identify and correct inefficient operations resulting in lower operating costs. Ensure sound costing in adherence to financial legal requirements and NAS. Develop team of direct reports as co-pilots to Local Committees, driving cost savings using Lean tools.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Support and be an active contributor for factory cost improvement opportunities.  Validate, review, and challenge assumptions for proposed savings.
2. Compile reporting of accurate actuals for period-end close in according with Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards. 
3. Prepare dynamic forecasts for the factory; ensure transparency of this process; follow up and monitoring of progress to cost savings targets. Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the factory budget with factory management; and department heads. Perform revisions or simulations if needed. 
4. Work with team members to develop new product costing in accordance with costing standards.
5. Ensure full transparency of costs and financial impact to the organization of major or strategic decisions relating to the factory.
6. Support Internal Audit team by leading and conducting Factory Internal Audits
7. Partner with Engineering to manage costs and review capital proposals.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in accounting, or other finance degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Communication, leadership, and planning skills.
  • Experience with SAP a plus

 

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to all audiences within the organization.
  • Leadership experience with direct and indirect reporting relationships.
  • Accomplished planning skills.


 

Requisition ID

176827 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Position Summary

Support the Factory Controller as a trusted co-pilot within the Factory Leadership Team (practices, initiatives/projects) on a day to day as well as on a long-term strategic view. Provide financial leadership by supplying plant and corporate management accurate and timely financial data, as well as analysis and recommended actions to identify and correct inefficient operations resulting in lower operating costs. Ensure sound costing in adherence to financial legal requirements and NAS. Develop team of direct reports as co-pilots to Local Committees, driving cost savings using Lean tools.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Support and be an active contributor for factory cost improvement opportunities.  Validate, review, and challenge assumptions for proposed savings.
2. Compile reporting of accurate actuals for period-end close in according with Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards. 
3. Prepare dynamic forecasts for the factory; ensure transparency of this process; follow up and monitoring of progress to cost savings targets. Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the factory budget with factory management; and department heads. Perform revisions or simulations if needed. 
4. Work with team members to develop new product costing in accordance with costing standards.
5. Ensure full transparency of costs and financial impact to the organization of major or strategic decisions relating to the factory.
6. Support Internal Audit team by leading and conducting Factory Internal Audits
7. Partner with Engineering to manage costs and review capital proposals.

 

Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in accounting, or other finance degree or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Communication, leadership, and planning skills.
  • Experience with SAP a plus

 

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to all audiences within the organization.
  • Leadership experience with direct and indirect reporting relationships.
  • Accomplished planning skills.


 

Requisition ID

176827 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Freehold, NJ, US, 07728

Freehold, NJ, US, 07728


Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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