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Senior Cost Accounting Analyst

Senior Cost Accounting Analyst

 

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:

As the Senior Cost Accounting Analyst, you will be responsible for assisting the Factory Controller in the financial control of the operations including cost analysis, yields and efficiency analysis, monthly financial closes, periodic reporting, preparation of the annual operating budget, and proper application/ maintenance of SAP. You will serve as finance co-pilot to the local leadership team to help drive continuous improvements and cost excellence within the site.

 

Highlighted Responsibilities:

  • Partner with operations to maximize performance by designing financial and non-financial measurements and KPIs. 
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the factory operations to assist production management in the identification, analysis, and correction of excessive losses, machine inefficiencies, and labor inefficiencies. 
  • Provide direction in the proper application of Nestlé costing standards to the operation and provide support for financial reporting systems.
  • Financial Analysis/Costing Reporting: Collection, assimilation, transactional audit and analysis of financial information-variance calculating/reporting, yield analysis, labor analysis, and maintenance spend.
  • Manage the Capitalization of Assets by partnering with Engineering to manage costs and monitor capitalization.
  • Support Focused Improvement (FI) Pillar by helping to identify, lead, and validate cost savings initiatives.
  • Issue daily, weekly, monthly variance reporting internally for Fixed Factory Overhead (FFOH).
  • Develop and manage standards for finance/costing activities in the factory.
  • Monitor and coordinate inventory adjustments and physical counts for the factory.
  • Perform GLOBE master data set-up for new/existing materials-maintain cost and accounting views. Execute costing reality checks with new cost estimate.
  • Support budget process, period end close steps, and costing health checks.
  • Provide manufacturing cost management expertise to the factory.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

 

Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Finance, Accounting, or related area of study.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Cost Accounting.
  • Experience in a manufacturing site or distribution center preferred.
  • SAP experience strongly preferred but not required.

 

Requisition ID: 283721 

 

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.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

 

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:

As the Senior Cost Accounting Analyst, you will be responsible for assisting the Factory Controller in the financial control of the operations including cost analysis, yields and efficiency analysis, monthly financial closes, periodic reporting, preparation of the annual operating budget, and proper application/ maintenance of SAP. You will serve as finance co-pilot to the local leadership team to help drive continuous improvements and cost excellence within the site.

 

Highlighted Responsibilities:

  • Partner with operations to maximize performance by designing financial and non-financial measurements and KPIs. 
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of the factory operations to assist production management in the identification, analysis, and correction of excessive losses, machine inefficiencies, and labor inefficiencies. 
  • Provide direction in the proper application of Nestlé costing standards to the operation and provide support for financial reporting systems.
  • Financial Analysis/Costing Reporting: Collection, assimilation, transactional audit and analysis of financial information-variance calculating/reporting, yield analysis, labor analysis, and maintenance spend.
  • Manage the Capitalization of Assets by partnering with Engineering to manage costs and monitor capitalization.
  • Support Focused Improvement (FI) Pillar by helping to identify, lead, and validate cost savings initiatives.
  • Issue daily, weekly, monthly variance reporting internally for Fixed Factory Overhead (FFOH).
  • Develop and manage standards for finance/costing activities in the factory.
  • Monitor and coordinate inventory adjustments and physical counts for the factory.
  • Perform GLOBE master data set-up for new/existing materials-maintain cost and accounting views. Execute costing reality checks with new cost estimate.
  • Support budget process, period end close steps, and costing health checks.
  • Provide manufacturing cost management expertise to the factory.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.

 

Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Finance, Accounting, or related area of study.
  • At least 3 years of experience in Cost Accounting.
  • Experience in a manufacturing site or distribution center preferred.
  • SAP experience strongly preferred but not required.

 

Requisition ID: 283721 

 

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.

 

Review our applicant privacy notice before applying at https://www.nestlejobs.com/privacy

Glendale, AZ, US, 85355

Glendale, AZ, US, 85355


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