Sr. Manufacturing Accountant

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Job Posting Title:

Sr. Manufacturing Accountant

Job Description:

The Senior Manufacturing Accountant supports our Tulare, CA Finance team and is primarily responsible for providing analysis of key plant performance metrics, sharing insights with plant operations leadership of performance trends and ensuring policy compliance with monthly financial reporting.

Key responsibilities will include:
Tracking and analysis of raw material and finished good shrink to provide leadership insights including analysis of fluid dairy purchases and sales
Track and present analytics of the variable operating cost metrics for Direct Labor, Utility Efficiencies and Other Variable costs
Review and present financial and operating metrics to the plant leadership team to drive continuous improvement in plant costs.
Other duties as necessary
Required Experience & Education:
Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience
Must have a strong aptitude for numbers, be well organized and be able to demonstrate proficient computer skills in MS Office to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint and ERP Systems
Manufacturing/Production Accounting Preferred in Food, Dairy or related industries
Experience must include analyzing data and using to drive business decisions/results
Competencies-Skills (Required):
Knowledge of Enterprise Software Preferred

MS Office with intermediate skills in Excel
Highly detail oriented and organized
Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
Effectively communicates with all levels of the organization
Demonstrates excellent presentation, oral, and written communication skills
Executes outstanding internal customer communication and relationship building techniques
Experience-Education (Preferred):
Masters degree in Finance or Accounting or desire to obtain.
Manufacturing experience in Dairy

Physical demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; climb up and down stairs and ladders; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The temperature of the work environment can fluctuate due to occasional temperatures from cold/cool to warm/hot. The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud and will require ear plugs. While working in the manufacturing areas, the incumbent is required to wear personal protective equipment.
Work Schedule: Hours: 8AM - 5PM (some flexibility). This role may require off shift hours and weekend as needed.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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