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Cost Accounting Analyst

Company: JBT Corporation
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Job Description:

OverviewJBTis a leading supplier of integrated food processing solutions. From single machines to complete processing lines, we enhance value and capture quality, nutrition and taste in food products. As a local presence on six continents, we can quickly provide customers and partners in the food processing industry with know-how, service and support that ensure their profitable enterprise.Ensure that inventory is properly costed, analyze and book variances to standard, and maintain accurate inventory records per JBTs policies and the Controllers Operating Standards. Handle all Inventory reconciliations and reporting. Coordinate the yearly standard cost update. Perform LIFO reporting. Coordinate the physical inventories at outside warehouse. Complete the yearly excess and obsolete inventory review. Provide operational support to Sales, Marketing and Operations to identify opportunities for cost reductions and gross margin improvement. Be a business partner to assist in the optimization of gross margins per product. Assist in performing and documenting internal control testing to comply with BU SOx requirements and support annual audits.Responsibilities

  • Work orders are analyzed and correct variances are booked to the general ledger on a weekly basis in JD Edwards.
  • Work orders that pertain to projects are analyzed, reviewed, and adjusted to ensure that correct costs are obtained and the projects are closed in a timely manner.
  • On a yearly basis, lead and finalize the standard cost rollup. This process sets the standard costs for the following year.
  • Enter data and run the appropriate JD Edwards programs that set the costs.
  • Coordinate the verification of standard cost accuracy with each product line through the analysis of variance reports run from the JD Edwards system. Make any necessary corrections.
  • Journal entries are calculated and entered into the JD Edwards system to adjust the inventory and work order accounts to the new standard costs.
  • Book all cost and inventory related month end journal entries by the second workday
  • By the second work day reconcile all inventory related accounts to the General Ledger with discrepancies investigated and resolved.
  • Prepare Inventory Summary report by the fourth workday
  • Prepare R & D/MPI reconciliations and summary reports by the 15th of the month
  • Reconcile other accounts to the General Ledger as assigned by the Domestic Controller
  • Run reports to identify excess and obsolete inventory per the Controllers Operating Standards.
  • Review reports with product line managers and determine inventory to be written off.
  • Prepare journal entries to book written off inventory by product line.
  • Work with Manufacturing to isolate written off inventory and to determine which items should be scrapped.
  • Organize and supervise all physical inventories outside the cycle count function.
  • Create the JDE reports identifying the items to count in the physical inventory.
  • Verify the counts are accurate and resolve any large variances.
  • Enter the counts into the JDE system in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Post the counts in the JDE system along with any other adjustments resulting from the physical inventory to the General Ledger.
  • Prepare LIFO inventory list and upload into the LIFO system as required by Corporate.
  • Analyze the LIFO sample and prepare necessary BOY and EOY cost comparisons in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support Controller during internal and external audits with requests related to cost and inventory
  • Perform and document required cost related internal control testing for Controller review
  • Support and facilitate monthly variance reviews with Finance team and other management
  • Monitor purchasing, price, and labor variance throughout each monthQualificationsMandatory:
    • Four year college degree in Accounting or Finance.
    • Two years of Standard Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Prior experience analyzing manufacturing operations, performing month-end cost accounting close, maintaining cost accounting system and cost ledger, performing life cycle cost-benefit analyses, and analyzing unit cost variances.
    • Strong technology skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office application and enterprise resource planning systems.Preferred:
      • MBA, CPA, CMA or related certification
      • Familiar with JD Edwards systemsAN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIt is the policy of JBT Corporation to provide equal opportunity for qualified persons and not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law at the JBT Corporation location to which this application is submitted. In addition, as a Federal Government contractor, JBT Corporation is an affirmative action employer. If you require accommodation during the application process, please contact the local Human Resources department. EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesIf you have a disability or impairment that prevents you from completing the online application, please seek the assistance of your local employment services agency. JBT maintains active relationships with local employment services agencies, and they have pledged their support in assisting any applicant needing help in applying. To find information on agencies throughout the United States, please go to www.careeronestop.orgYou may also call Megan Centers at 844-286-4524 if your disability or impairment prevents you from applying online. NOTE: Do not use this number unless you need assistance because of a disability or impairment. The personnel attending this phone line will not be able to give you a status update regarding your application and will not be the individuals making a decision regarding your employment.Job LocationsUS-FL-LakelandRequisition ID2020-5718of Openings1Posted Date1 day ago(3/17/2020 4:22 PM)CategoryFinance

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