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Accountant Cost, Senior YCC

Sunsweet Growers, Inc. • Yuba City, CA
a month ago

Senior Cost Accountant


  • Plan, study and collect data to determine cost of business activity such as raw material purchases, labor and overhead.
  • Review and update standard costs of all products
  • Maintain cost and accounting views of the material master for new and existing products.
  • Review vendor co pack operations and ensure that costs are accounted for properly.
  • Develop/maintain models for application of overhead to production processes.
  • Coordinate Business Process Flow to capture proper gross margin, production variances, invoicing, and packing costs.
  • Analyze monthly production variances; summarize cause and effect, and corrective action required.
  • Design cost estimates for new products and continue reviewing changes in existing products or service costs and recommend cost efficiencies.
  • Conduct profitability analysis on requested customers/products.
  • Perform independent specialized accounting functions of a complex nature in SAP environment for new products or services and provide technical advice in team structures.


  • Understand brokerage fees based on contract rates to be able to set up conditions for the budget.
  • Develop/maintain models for absorption of freight costs from all sources.
  • Perform over/under absorption cost analysis and reporting for all aspects of freight.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual operating budget and revised forecasts.
  • Compile cost information to be used in operating budget and forecast preparation.
  • Furnish monthly, quarterly, and year-end analyses and reports for senior management
  • Provide sales and cost data for insurance purposes.


  • Develop SAP modification for improvements to existing procedures and new business structure flow.
  • Maintain Business Process Procedures for cost accounting area.
  • Accounting Technical Advisor on special projects.
  • Assist in other inter-departmental activities as needed.


  • Demonstrate commitment to continued personal and professional growth and development.
  • Exercise tact and discretion in interpersonal contacts.
  • Respect confidentiality of privileged information.


  • Bachelor of Science- Accounting or equivalent


  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in cost/financial accounting.

Special skills, certifications, and expertise required:

  • Excel, SAP Application