Financial Accounting Manager
Job Description Just 65 miles from Center City Philadelphia, Allentown – or Lehigh Valley – is in close proximity to many of the major Northeastern U.S. cities, which makes it an ideal location for manufacturing and distributing consumer goods. We utilize thermal processing and high-speed canning to produce varieties of our Friskies®, Mighty Dog® and Alpo® brands – brands we have carefully produced, packaged and shipped since 1955. Allentown balances the identity of a busy industrial city, as well as a beautiful rural environment that Nestlé Purina is truly proud to call home.
As a Financial Accounting Manager, you will develop and maintain the necessary accounting systems, procedures, controls, and audits to ensure that plant and division management are provided with an effective plant accounting approach that is consistent with company policies and operating standards. In this role you will provide financial support for plant and division management with reviews, analysis, recaps, forecasts and new measurements. You will also lead Nestle Continuous Excellence initiatives through coaching, feedback, and recognition.
Primary Responsibilities: • Develop and manage factory budgets and costs. This includes the annual operating budget, cost projections for leadership, and financial support reporting. • Complete factory accounting activities, which include general ledger closing activities in SAP. • Develop and manage factory accounting personnel through performance management. • Maintain factory compliance through adherence to all company policies, procedures, and standards. • Other job duties as assigned, such as oversight of hourly payroll system and accounts payable/ receivable. Basic Qualifications:• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in an accounting, finance, business, or related field. • Experience: • 3+ years’ experience in general accounting, cost accounting, operations control, budgeting, and variance analysis in a manufacturing, production, warehouse, military, or related environment.• 1+ year supervisory experience.• Must be willing to relocate for future opportunity.
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Job: Financial Accounting Manager
Primary Location: Allentown, PA US
Career Area: Professional
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