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Senior Plant Accountant

Company: Darigold, Inc.
Location: Boise
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Darigold is seeking a highly motivated and professional individual to join their Finance team supporting and located at Darigold production plant in Boise, Idaho.. This position reports directly to the Plant Controller and will support accounting, control, and analysis for all areas of the plant accounting processes. The Plant Accountant will also partner with Operations in support of plant initiatives, reporting, monitoring, and analysis through development of strong working relationships with production and support departments at the plant as well as Corporate Accounting and Finance functions.Darigold is seeking a highly motivated and professional individual to join their Finance team supporting and located at Darigold production plant in Boise, Idaho.. This position reports directly to the Plant Controller and will support accounting, control, and analysis for all areas of the plant accounting processes. The Plant Accountant will also partner with Operations in support of plant initiatives, reporting, monitoring, and analysis through development of strong working relationships with production and support departments at the plant as well as Corporate Accounting and Finance functions.Title: Senior Plant Accountant (Boise, Idaho) Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties as assigned):General Accounting - Ensure compliance with Darigold and plant accounting processes, policies, and procedures. Maintain integrity of plant general ledger and balance sheet. Participate in plant reporting, account reconciliations, variance analysis, fixed asset accounting and reviews, customer claims, etc. Takes a lead role in inventory accounting. Liaison with, and support requests from, Corporate Finance personnel including General Accounting, Manufacturing Accounting, Supply Chain Finance, Cost Accounting, Shared Financial Services and Tax. Other duties as assigned.Cost Accounting - Provide direct support for the monthly financial close and reporting cycle. Prepare a variety of month-end journal entries, reconciliations, and reports. Assist in reviewing and refining product cost standards for losses/shrinks, labor, and overhead.Inventory Management - Responsible for physical inventory controls, accurate inventory valuation and maintenance of standards. Generate manufacturing variance, finished goods, and material inventory reports. Collaborate with production and warehouse teams to resolve discrepancies.Operations Analysis - Support Boise Plant Controller by analyzing trends, compiling historical data, preparing schedules, managing plant AP tasks, investigating plant spend changes, and performing other duties as assigned.Decision Support/Business Partnering - Partner with plant management and staff to support objectives of Operations team including the Focused Improvement program. Participate in plant problem solving and analytics to help drive performance. Participate in plant continuous improvement activities/teams as assigned. Provide manufacturing support and analysis in a variety of areas including process performance and line efficiency, capital spending, inventory management, production costing, cost reduction initiatives, etc.Boise Accounting Staff Support - In addition to supporting the daily finance management tasks at the plant - this role is responsible for backfilling the other accounting staff duties as needed.Data Integrity/Internal Controls - Support the Plant Controller to ensure that plant activity for production, shipments, plant expenses, inventory adjustments are recorded timely and accurately so that information can be relied upon for accounting, financial reporting, supply chain execution, and analysis (e.g. manufacturing losses).Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Accounting experience with month-end closing processes including journal entries, accruals, account reconciliations, and analysis to ensure accurate period reporting.Self-starter with personal accountability for professional development and a results orientation to meet deadlines in an efficient and accurate manner.Strong team player with demonstrated interpersonal and communication skills.Working experience with accounting or plant systems (e.g. Oracle, Kronos, Reporting Tools)Internal control orientation and understanding of basic U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)Intermediate proficiency in EXCEL (creation of pivot tables, look up functions, troubleshoot formula errors)Possesses a continuous improvement mindset and constructively challenges the status quo.Education, Experience and Certifications: - Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting - 3-5 years prior accounting experience (manufacturing environment preferred; food processing experience is a plus) - Future mobility is desirable for professional and career developmentfield1Our vision at Darigold is to Lead Dairy Forward - achieving that vision requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Darigold, Inc., Boise , Senior Plant Accountant, Professions , Boise, Idaho

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