Cost Accountant - Yakima, WA

Employer: Seneca Foods

Job Description:
Seneca Foods Corporation is currently looking for a Cost Accountant to join our team at our plant located in Yakima, WA. The cost accountant will support the controller with daily operations in accurately processing accounting information and maintaining the accounting systems. The ideal candidate should have excellent math and excel skills, a basic understanding of accounting terminology and functions for finding solutions to complex problems.

Essential Functions:
Perform a wide verity of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reconciliations
Assemble and enter approved month end journal entries
Assist with year end, preparation of budget or forecast and audit
Assist with accounts payable/receivable
Takes part in the completion of daily production paperwork to maintain the inventory system for the accounting of raw materials and supplies; including raw product, containers, case and label packaging supplies (yearly inventory records).
Communicates with others in the organization to answer accounting questions or resolve issues
Ability to identify and prevent discrepancies
Juggle competing priorities while meeting deadlines.
Helps develop reports for management
Ability to input formulas, data, and create pivot tables using excel.
Functions as a backup for all clerical office positions and interface with those employees about routine issues or problems and provide resolution
Other duties as requested by controller or management as needed

Working knowledge of MS Office (advanced excel skills)
Ability to multi-task and work well under stress
Ability to work extended hours as needed
Adapt to a fast paced work environment with repetitive and monotonous projects
Excellent organization, oral, and communication skills
1-2 years accounting experience
Prior experience as cost accountant, assistant controller or other similar position is a plus

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on January 08, 2020
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