Cost Analyst

Location: Salem, Oregon
Status: Open

Oregon Cherry Growers, one of the top fruit packaging companies in the U.S., is seeking a Cost Analyst at its administrative offices in Salem, Oregon.  This non-exempt position is responsible for providing and maintaining accurate cost data for key-decision makers throughout the organization. This position will assist with accounts payable, will provide general accounting support to the Cost Controller, and complete other projects as assigned.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare daily cost reports.
  • Assist with monthly overhead reporting.
  • Respond to inquiries from management on cost details.
  • Assist with cost studies and standard cost updates.
  • Work with the Sales department and R&D to prepare cost projections for new and modified items.
  • Work with plant managers on labor estimates, loss studies, yield analysis, etc.
  • Perform account reconciliations.
  • Assist with year-end inventory counts and cycle counts.
  • Verify AP invoices for price, tax, freight, price extensions, due date, etc. prior to payment.
  • Process invoices for direct voucher payment batches.
  • 3-way matching of vendor invoices and PO receipts.
  • Research & resolve discrepancies with vendors and/or purchasing department related to invoices, payments, etc.
  • Respond to vendor calls regarding payment.
  • Filing as needed.
  • Perform special projects and/or reports for management.
  • Act as a backup and provide vacation coverage for other accounting staff.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associates degree in Accounting and 2+ years related AP experience within an ERP system.
  • Computer skills required with experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills; have ability to work effectively with others.
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail and ability to prioritize.
  • Strong analytical, research and problem-solving skills required.
  • This position will occasionally work overtime; and must be willing to work some weekends.

Physical Requirements

Frequent activity includes sitting, using a keyboard, gripping with hands and fingers, hearing, talking, and close vision.  Moderate physical activity includes standing, walking, lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds. This position will occasionally be required to work in a food production facility around heavy equipment and machinery.

Oregon Cherry Growers offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.   Our company offers equal employment opportunity to all applicants including females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.

Logo: Pacific Coast Producers

Oregon Cherry Growers
a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Coast Producers

1520 Woodrow NE Salem, Oregon 97301


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