Valens Agritech/Professional: Cost Accountant (Manufacturing)

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The Cost Accountant position plays a pivotal role in our growing business by working with our finance and production teams to analyze all costs associated with the manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail-oriented, and a great team player.

Duties

  • Responsible for all areas of costing including labour, material, machine and overhead cost analysis, manufacturing cost variance analysis, including:
    • Determining costs of raw material purchases, inventory and labour
    • Analyzing manufacturing costs
    • Recording cost information
    • Making estimates of new and proposed product costs
    • Providing management with reports
    • Maintain cost accounting system
    • Conducting physical inventories and reconciling finished goods inventories
    • Analyze inventory flow from raw materials through finished goods to ensure consumption and output data is accurate
  • Assist with full cycle accounting, data entry and month end processes as needed, including:
    • Preparing sales invoices, ensuring accuracy with contract terms
    • Preparing and process payroll on a semi-monthly basis
    • Compilation of information for external auditors on a quarterly basis

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience in a cost accounting role, ideally in a manufacturing setting
  • University Degree or College Diploma with a focus on Accounting and Finance; CPA designation or CPA student would be preferred
  • Accounting experience in a public company setting an asset
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word in particular)
  • Experience with ERP software
  • High degree of accuracy with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to set priorities and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements
  • Criminal record check required

Plus submit applications for the Cost Accountant position to info@valensgroworks.com.

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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