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Cost Accounting Associate in Green Bay, WI at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Green Bay, WI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


WI Green Bay Willowbrook

Job Type:

Finance Cost Accounting

Job Posting Title:

Cost Accounting Associate

Job Description:

The Cost Associate will be responsible for supporting the Cost Accounting Team.  Duties for this position include maintaining accurate cost records, assisting with master data updates in ERP systems, and supporting cost structure of inventory. Will gain an understanding of how manufacturing activities and their costs are linked to products, processes, and customers to support the overall standard costing function.  This person should be able to handle basic issues and problems, referring more complex issues to higher-level staff. Performing month-end activities, including basic journal entries and reconciliations for inventory accounts under the direct supervision of the Cost Accounting team will also be part of the position.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with monitoring the Product Lifecycle Management process under the direction of the Cost Accounting team by reviewing the standard cost on projects that the company is considering for production
  • Assists with preparing journal entries for inventory adjustments, weekly inventory material master analysis, and other ad hoc requests related to inventory and standard cost management
  • Assists with inventory reporting during month-end close (consolidation and obsolescence)
  • Assists with standard costing material master data input during annual budgeting cycle and supports cost savings projects related to SAP implementations and acquisitions as requested
  • Performs job duties under Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and participates in internal and external audits as requested

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred: Accounting, Finance or Business
  • 0-2 years of progressive accounting experience (costing exposure/interest desired)
  • Must be a highly motivated / self-starting individual who can use their work experience and apply theory to prepare cost analysis.
  • Requires strong analytical skills, ability to multi-task, and ability to learn new systems quickly.
  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets information.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment, consistently meeting deadlines with accurate and detailed results.
  • Occasional travel to business meetings required

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.