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Cost Accounting Senior Analyst

Company: Campbell Soup Company
Location: Camden
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Since 1869 we've connected people through food they love. Our history was created by remarkable people, ideas, and innovations. It serves as inspiration and foundation for our future success. We're proud to be stewards of amazing brands that people trust. We foster a culture of belonging where people come first, and diversity is embraced. And we live our values, always, while setting the highest standards for performance.Here, you will make a difference every day. You will be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and competitive team. You will be supported to build a rewarding career with opportunities to grow, innovate and inspire. Make history with us.What role will you play? How will you make history with Campbell's? Apply today!General Summary:The Cost Accounting Senior Analyst will perform multiple financial, analytical and control tasks to support centralized cost accounting processes as a member of the Supply Chain Accounting Team. This role will work with the manufacturing plants and our BPO partner, Accenture, to create and execute consistent and standardized cost accounting processes across the enterprise. The role will provide direct centralized financial support in the cost of product sold and inventory reporting monthly closing activities and the annual operating plan development of product cost standards. The successful candidate will have a continuous improvement mindset with a focus on identifying opportunities to simplify and rationalize cost accounting processes. The position will also ensure cost accounting SOX controls are met and maintained for plant cost accounting. The role will also develop into an SAP cost accounting subject matter expert working jointly with plant operations and finance IT to increase automation, troubleshoot problems, analyze variances, and address ad hoc user questions.Primary Responsibilities:Deliver the month end close for all manufacturing locations through completion of month end cost accounting activities both in headquarter and plant locationsManage 3rd party BPO tactical cost accounting activities related to process order closing, product costing and month end close to ensure proper documentation, communication and resolution. Validate BPO performance against service level metrics and escalate and resolve gaps in service delivery.Maintain standardized product costing processes across all manufacturing facilities and implement changes where inconsistency exist.Perform standard cost development for plant manufacturing AOP for all SAP manufacturing locations.Work on special projects to support optimization, rationalization and standardization of centralized cost accounting processes.Serve as cost accounting SAP subject matter expert.Job Complexity:Effectively manages multiple tasks and drives team vision and execution to reach assigned objectives.Understanding of core SAP processes to help drive consistency and manage complex issues.Ability to work with multiple facilities.Ability to effect change through communication across multiple organizational levels.Continuous interaction with 3rd party BPO vendor validating performance against service level metrics.Minimum Requirements:Minimum education required: BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, or General Business.Years of relevant experience: 3-5 years of accounting with emphasis on product costing experience.Strong proficiency in use of SAP modules, especially the CO module.CPA certification or MBA a plus.Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC requirements a plus.Knowledge, skills and abilities required:Must be customer service oriented with strong communication skills with a willingness to work with many different stakeholders.Strong team player with a desire to learn new roles and challenges.Knowledge of Microsoft packages (advanced Excel skills) and PowerBI.Ability to critically analyze processes and present the case for change to stakeholders in a logical and concise manner.Organizational skills to process a multitude of different financial transactions in an ERP system such as SAP.Ability to work cross-functionally with several different business locations.Aptitude to learn and retain functional knowledge in new areas and roles.Working Conditions:Normal office environment.Travel 10-15% for project-related work.Compensation and Benefits:The target base salary range for this full-time, salaried position is between$61,800-$97,800Individual base pay depends on work location and additional factors such as experience, job-related skills, and relevant education or training. Total pay may include other forms of compensation. In addition, we offer competitive health, dental, 401k and wellness benefits beginning on the first day of employment. Please ask your Talent Acquisition Partner for more information about our total rewards package.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion, or any other classification protected by law.In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup Company, Camden , Cost Accounting Senior Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Camden, New Jersey

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