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Staff Accountant - Operations

Do you have the appetite to Grow Your Magic?

 

Consumers everywhere are increasingly conscious of the quality of the food they eat. Puratos develops, produces and distributes a unique range of ingredients for bakers, pastry-chefs and chocolatiers who demand the very highest quality.

 

Founded in Belgium in 1919, Puratos is growing rapidly with over 8500 employees in 74 countries, with a consolidated turnover of over €1,85 billion in 2017. Our passion for innovation, pioneering spirit and core values continue to propel our global ambitions. This, coupled with our commitment to our communities, is what makes working at Puratos so magical.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

                                                                                                                                            

  • Report, monitor and review daily inventory transactions for inefficiencies & perform research to determine the root cause.
  • Patriciate in plant inventories and audit cycle counts.
  • Maintain cost accounting system, including updates of the standard costs & finished good routing times.
  • Analyze Purchase Price Variance & book all related journal entries.
  • Analyze manufacturing variances from standard costs & report.
  • Analyze & post monthly provision for obsolete stock.
  • Coordinate optimal inventory storage concepts, including inventory relocations and storage re-configurations.
  • Support business development programs such as continuous improvement, working capital reduction, cost savings, & SKU reduction.
  • Participate on site internal/external audits.
  • Ad-hoc support of operations/finance with respect to the above.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

 

  • 1-3 years’ experience
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Cost Accounting experience preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP.
  • Possible travel required to each site once per year for physical inventory count.