Sr Analyst Cost Accounting in San Antonio, TX at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 11/7/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    4266 Dividend Drive
    San Antonio, TX
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  • Experience:
    2 to 4 years
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Job Description

Company Description

The Bountiful Company, a Nestlé Health Science Company, is a pure play branded leader in global nutrition, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbal and other specialty supplements, and active nutrition products, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The Bountiful Company’s portfolio of trusted brands includes Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

This senior role is responsible for assisting the Factory Finance Controller in the financial control of the operations including cost analysis, yields and efficiency analysis, monthly financial closes, periodic reporting, the preparation of the annual operating budget, and proper application and maintenance of SAP.  

Responsible for developing and implementing the cost accounting function and driving business results by utilizing cost accounting expertise to facilitate operational decision making.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Partner with operations to maximize performance throughout the organization by designing financial and non-financial measurements and KPI’s. Develop an in-depth knowledge of the factory operations in order to assist production management in the identification, analysis and correction of excessive losses, machine inefficiencies and labor inefficiencies, to provide direction in the proper application of Nestle costing standards to the operation, and provide support for financial reporting systems.
  • Financial Analysis/Costing Reporting:  Collection, assimilation, transactional audit and analysis of financial information - variance calculating/reporting, yield analysis, labor analysis & maintenance spend.
  • Manage the Capitalization of Assets by partnering with Engineering to manage costs & monitor capitalization.
  • Develop and manage standards for finance/costing activities in the plant.
  • Monitor and coordinate inventory adjustments & physical counts for the plant
  • Globe master data set-up for new/existing materials – maintain cost and accounting views.
  • Execute costing reality checks with new cost estimate.
  • Support budget process, period end close steps, and costing health-checks.
  • Provide manufacturing cost management expertise to the factory.
  • Analysis and input provided for operational decision making at Factory level which can impact Factory financial results.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree – preferably in Finance, Accounting or related area of study
  • Relevant Professional certifications a plus
  • 2-4 years prior experience in Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate to Advanced mathematical skills in order to perform moderately complex calculations
  • Ability to deal effectively with all levels of employees throughout the organization
  • Ability to read, listen and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in order to prepare formal and informal correspondence
  • Ability to stand, walk and/or sit continuously to perform essential functions for an eight-plus hour shift.
  • Ability to access and accurately input information using a computer
  • Analytical thinking and detail orientated to be able to handle complex analysis
  • Ability to manage time and organized to handle multiple projects

Ref # POS000007832


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