Smithfield Foods

  • Job ID
    2018-8973
    Category
    Exempt
    FLSA Status
    Full-Time
    Type
    1st Shift
  • Overview

    The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job.  Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.

     

    This role will support the plants in reporting, departmental spending analysis, month-end close activities, bill of material maintenance and yield reporting.  It may supervises Plant Accounting Coordinators to ensure all the daily yield, inventory and labor reports for management are completed on time and accurately. Reviews the reports created by the Coordinators before distribution to management.  Creates the Bill of Materials (BOM) which identifies the cost associated with any new products or changes to products that are produced at the plant.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:

     

    Daily Reporting

    • Compiles data from various sources (SAP, ADC, manual sheets from Supervisors, etc.) to prepare various daily reports in Excel including Yield Reports, Daily Pack Report, OPS Report, and Labor Report requiring data entry, data manipulation, and simple formulas in Excel. 
    • Perform month-end activities, which include, but are not limited to journal entries, plant variance and account reconciliations.
    • Assist in timely measurement and explanation of plant variances and operating costs on a weekly and monthly basis.

    Support

    • Responsible for ensuring that Corporate policy is adhered to, specifically regarding Bill of Material audtis and Fixed Asset reviews.
    • Provides back up and support to other Accounting staff in the areas of yield reporting, finished goods inventory, payroll and other areas as assigned.
    • Will spend up to 20% of time on the production floor to understand processes and procedures.

    Reporting and Packaging

    • Using reports from the Purchasing department and SAP, coordinates and prepares weekly and monthly packaging, ingredients and MRO cycle counts and investigates and resolves differences with the Purchasing department.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.   

    • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university in Accounting or related field and 2+ years’ of professional accounting experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Experience acting as a lead by providing training, guidance or mentoring to less experienced staff or managing processes and projects, preferred.
    • Solid understanding of accounting principles.
    • Proven ability to use Excel on a daily basis including manipulation of large amounts of data and creation of simple formulas.
    • SAP experience (preferred).
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Desire and ability to fully research issues and solve problems.
    • SAP experience (preferred).
    • May be required to travel to assist at other plant locations.
    • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    • Provides leadership and guidance to employees in the accounting department.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees addressing complaints and resolving problems.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    •  Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
    • Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.
    • Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • The majority of the time is spent in an office setting outside of the production plant.  The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals.
    • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.

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