TreeHouse Foods Senior Cost Accountant - R04743 in Oak Brook, Illinois

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Full time

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IL Oak Brook

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Finance Planning / Analysis

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Senior Cost Accountant

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The Senior Cost Accountant is an accounting position within the Warehouse accounting group. The position will report to the Warehouse Controller with dotted line responsibility to the Logistics Senior Finance Manager. This group has financial oversight/ownership of 18 Distribution Centers.

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The Senior Cost Accountant will be expected to collaborate with SC Logistics and supporting departments and provide financial guidance from a warehouse and freight aspect. Analyze warehouse related profit and loss statements, project cost trackers, yearly/monthly budgeting, and ad hoc reports. Actively participate in project management meetings and collaborate with cross functional teams to help determine project feasibility based on the information compiled. This is including providing guidance on network warehouse cost estimates to the business.

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Provide detailed guidance on drivers of period expense, material usage variances and purchase price variances to Category Controllers. This would include develop/improve reporting package at month end close.

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Review and maintain standard costs for finished goods at the Distribution Centers, including monthly review of costing issues. This includes creating a monthly process to communicate with to the supply planning team on sourcing impacts and corrections needed to sourcing entered into SAP.

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Work with the business to provide warehouse and freight costing guidance for new development and existing products.

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Facilitate reconciliation process for month end inventory balances between THS SAP and at outside storage facility's warehouse management system.

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Plans, studies, and collects data to determine costs of business activity such as inventory, labor, storage, and transportation.

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Develop additional controls to ensure the Distribution Centers are compliant with Sarbanes-Oxley and other requirements by working with the warehouse accounting team to maintain controls.

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Mentor Logistics Financial Analyst

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nSkills, Experience and Education:n

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n Bachelor's Degree Required n

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n Certification/Licensure Required for Job: CPA preferredn

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nMinimum Experience Preferred (Number of years and type):n

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At least 4 years' experience in Accounting or Finance Role

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nTravel Requirements:n

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Minimal Travel - Approx. 5%

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nKey Competencies:n

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+ nAdaptability to Change


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+ nBusiness and Financial Acumen


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+ nCollaboration/Teamwork


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+ nCommunication


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+ nCustomer Focus


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+ nDecision Making


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+ nDirecting and Developing Others


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+ nDrive for Results


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+ nInnovation


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+ nIntegrity and Moral Courage


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+ nProblem Resolution


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+ nStrategic Capabilities


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nDisability Assistancen

TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to ndisability-accommo ations@treehousefoods.com . In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

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nEEO Considerationsn

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.