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29 Apr 2022

Full-Time Cost Accountant

Jamieson Wellness – Posted by JamiesonWellness Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Job Description

Job Title: Cost Accountant Posting Date: April 5, 2022
Department: Finance Closing Date: April 12, 2022
Reports to: Senior Controller, Operational Finance Location: Windsor
Posting Number: 61-22-JLL-SAL
Company Overview
At Jamieson Wellness, we’re dedicated to improving the world’s health and wellness with our portfolio of innovative natural health brands. Established in 1922, Jamieson Vitamins is our heritage brand, available in over 45 countries and recognized as Canada’s #1 consumer health brand. We manufacture and market sports nutrition products and specialty supplements under our Progressive, Precision and Iron Vegan brands, and market products by Smart Solutions, the #1 women’s natural health focused brand in Canada. In 2017, Jamieson Wellness was named one of the top ten most reputable companies in Canada. For more information, please visit jamiesonwellness.com.
Overall Responsibilities
Reporting to the Senior Controller, the Cost Accountant will be responsible for the preparation of our cost estimates for our Health Food product segments and will assist with the branded and strategic partner product costs; including the review of product cost change requests for components. The incumbent will also support the reporting and analysis of manufacturing variances and identify and implement processes that will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the reporting. In addition to the daily and regular reporting requirements the Cost Accountant will assist with month end close and audit processes by processing Journal Entries, completing account recs and responding to inquiries.
Specific Key Responsibilities & Duties
• Reconcile JLL Applied Labour to ADP reports daily
• Review and prioritize requests for costing
• Accumulate required inputs and prepare cost estimates for new products, product extensions and/or process changes
• Process and review product changes through PCC notification to ensure all items have the proper cost
• Review production and manufacturing variance reports as well as related GL reconciliation details. Assist with interpretation and root cause analysis
• Recommend and support process improvements for production reporting both in and outside the finance department
• Prepare monthly reports for all inventory disposed for both damaged and aged inventory
• Work with Toronto Finance Reps to ensure international inventory sub ledgers are reconciled for monthly reporting
• Prepare weekly Inventory Valuation report for Management
• Prepare monthly account reconciliations (including inventory, unapplied labour)
• Prepare monthly journal entries (including production volume, reclass of inventory adjustments, revenue recognition, intercompany charges)
• Print and review the Bible on a monthly basis; report significant changes
• Annual review of actual and standard labour for bulk and finished goods in preparation of new standards.
• Assist in the process of updating new standards and budget preparation for the new year
• Other duties as assigned
• Working in compliance with the company’s Health & Safety Policies/SOPs including but not limited to the Safety Responsibilities Procedure
• Will comply with Good Manufacturing Practices in all GMP sensitive areas of Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. facilities
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requirements
• Successful completion of College or University diploma/degree in accounting or business; or equivalent work experience (minimum 1 [one] year) in a costing/inventory environment
• Computer literate in spread sheeting (Excel) & word processing (Word) programs
• Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently with good time management skills
Our Values
ACCOUNTABILITY
• We take personal ownership and pride in everything we do
• We demonstrate a bias for action
• We challenge the status quo constantly seeking to improve
• We eliminate barriers and bias to empower others to achieve our goals
• We are accountable to build and promote environments free of bias in regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, and all other types of discrimination
TEAMWORK
• We constructively challenge ourselves and others to achieve desired outcomes
• We demonstrate mutual respect, inspire trust and promote equality with colleagues and partners alike
• We collaborate toward common vision and objectives across all persons, levels, functions and locations as one company
• We recognize, celebrate and value each other’s differences, styles and contributions as one of our greatest strength
• We lead with a passion for winning together
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
• We are empowered to pursue opportunities that will have great impact
• Our curiosity drives us to find better ways to accoumplish our goals
• We are agile, embrace change and persevere through adversity
• We demonstrate initiative and take calculated risks together
INTEGRITY
• We do what is right even when it’s not easy
• We demonstrate humility in everything we do
• We courageously stand up and support our diverse heritages, traditions, experiences, beliefs and styles
• We allow ourselves to be vulnerable, admit mistakes, learn from them and move forward
TRANSPARENCY
• We respectfully communicate honestly and directly in a timely manner
• We proactively seek diversity of ideas and provide real feedback in the interest of improvement and development
• We constructively share and respect each other’s opinions and ideas to enable sound decision-making at all levels
• We encourage differing point of views and productive debate to develop the best solutions
EXTERNAL FOCUS
• We focus our efforts with the community, consumer and customer in mind
• We continually seek opportunities through insights that affect our business, customers, consumers, government, environment, technology, competition and suppliers
• We foster positive collaboration with external partners that promote diverse and inclusive environments
How

How to Apply

  How to Apply: All those interested in applying for this job may do so by submitting an application to the Human Resources Department by the closing date noted above. All full-time employees who have been in their current position for six months are eligible to post for the said position. Previous work history will be considered in the final section. Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages applications from all interested and qualified candidates. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation

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