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Cost Accountant

Date: Nov 8, 2018

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

The Cost Accountant will ensure accurate valuation and reporting of inventory costs. 


Essential Functions:

  • Oversee production order processing for multiple plants as well as their aging
  • Financially own and take responsibility for inventory cost valuations, including quarterly standard cost updates and overheads
    • Cost checks
    • New item costing
  • Contribute to key metrics reporting and analysis for operations – MUV and PPV
    • Purchase Price Variance reporting
    • Material Usage Variance (Yields) reporting
  • Productivity improvement analysis
  • Forecasting and budgeting
    • Recovery
    • MUV
    • PPV
  • Other duties as assigned


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Intermediate to Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve multiple objectives with varying timelines
  • Communicates effectively and builds relationships with internal/external stakeholders



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1- 3 years of expereience


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago