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Plant Cost Accountant - Lansing

Lansing, Illinois
Job Type
9 Sep 2022
Business Unit Overview:

Michael Foods, Inc. is a leader in the food processing and distribution industry with business in egg products, refrigerated grocery and potato products. We offer exciting job possibilities throughout our organization where you can enhance your career, sharpen your talents and make an impact. Join our company and be part of an innovative team that's First in Food.

Location Description:

Michael Foods, Inc located in Lansing, Illinois is the best of both worlds! Small town charm, deep-seated family values, top-notch education systems and a select regional location await those who investigate the resources of this community. Our location pasteurizes raw eggs to remove harmful bacteria for a more safe product.

  • Responsible for weekly operational reporting related to manufacturing processing at the Lansing & Flandreau facilities.
  • Accumulate and review daily production documents and enter production statistics into files for additional reporting.
  • Responsible for monitoring inventories (chemicals, raw materials, work in process, rework, and finished goods) to ensure their accuracy. Activities include:  physical count updates in SAP, periodic cycle counts, and research of material count variances, reconciliations and applicable shrink reporting.
  • Responsible for material setup, of new or existing items. Monitor updates to existing products and materials as necessary. 
  • Responsible for maintaining and preparing standard cost estimates.
  • Responsible for assisting in the month-end accounting including the completion of journal entries as assigned.
  • Assist with the completion of annual budgets.
  • Assist in the development of new reports as requested to support plant operations.
  • Complete special projects or other duties as required.
  • Adhere to practices that ensure SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Act) compliance. To include, but not limited to, obtaining management approval of material order variances and coordinating raw material cycle counting utilizing A, B, C methodology.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 2+ years of relative cost accounting experience
  • MS Office Excel intermediate to advance level expertise required.
  • ERP experience, SAP preferred.
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  • Job Reference: 707690932-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Foods Inc.
  • Location: Lansing, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent