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PVT Staff Accountant of Operations - United States  

Perrigo (company)


Posted on : 08 May 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • Our company is the largest supplier of store-brand infant formula in the world with distribution to leading retailers. 
  • The facility is the only ISO 9001 certified infant formula manufacturing facility in the United States. 
  • The Staff Accountant of Operations is responsible for the gathering and preparation of financial information for certain period end close duties, reporting of operating activities, inventory, and capital investments, product cost analysis, and other business activities.   
  • Provides analysis of information to help support decision making processes. 

Major Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:  
  • Responsible for cost accounting activities including weekly/monthly work order accounting, production variance analysis, and yield/scrap analysis. 
  • Weekly/monthly reporting packages – Prepare various reporting packages for Operations function.  
  • Analyze results and assist site Controller in communication of this analysis in order to drive results. 
  • New product cost estimate preparation and analysis. 
  • Perform quarterly and annual standard cost reviews, calculations, and updates. 
  • Inventory accounting including reserve calculations, reconciliations, cycle counting, and inventory status reporting.   

Required Experience 
  • Must possess a bachelor degree in accounting or finance combined two plus years of manufacturing accounting experience. 
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills are necessary. 
  • Strong computer skills are essential; medium to advanced level Excel user ability and experience with ERP systems, familiarity SAP strongly preferred. 
  • Knowledge of accounting theory and application of financial and accounting principles is necessary. 
  • Must be self-motivated, have demonstrated ability to work independently to meet deadlines, and be willing to work additional or flexible hours, if needed. 
  • Strong attention to detail and a high accuracy level is essential.