Class Produce Group LLC

8477 Dorsey Run Rd
Jessup , MD
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Cost Accountant

Class Produce Group LLC
Jessup, MD Full-time
Posted on August 14, 2019

Summary:  The Cost Accountant will be primarily responsible for collecting and analyzing various types of data.

Job Duties & Responsibilities Include:

  • Collect and analyze data and identify opportunities to improve profitability
  • Identify opportunities to reduce costs via discounts, price thresholds, changing buying patterns, vendor negotiations etc.
  • Perform market analysis and forecasting
  • Evaluate/recommend inventory and other controls as needed to reduce costs or increase profitability
  • Effectively communicate with warehouse, operations, office and sales personnel
  • Establish/Interpret predictive analytics based on KPIs and develop useful reports for management from this data
  • Identify opportunities to improve operating efficiencies based on data analysis
  • Work a flexible schedule with hours and days to reflect seasonal and business needs

Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance including cost accounting coursework; Two (2) or more years’ experience in accounting desired.  Prior experience working in manufacturing or production process operations, distribution, produce or a fresh-cut/processing environment a plus.

Training, Skills, Licenses:  Administrative/Accounting experience is required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are needed. Proficiency with statistics is a plus. Proficient in MS Office; specifically Outlook, Word and Excel. Attention to detail a must.  Ability to provide accurate information and analysis in a changing environment is essential.  Accuracy with figures and the ability to work efficiently and independently as well as part of a team is critical.

Working Conditions:  This position is located in an office environment with moderate to low noise levels and is typically sedentary.  Daily use of a computer and phone system is necessary as is the requisite interaction with colleagues, management, teammates and fulfillment partners on various levels.