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Inventory Cost Accountant - Western Washington

Job ID PUY00000078 Date posted 02/04/2019


The Inventory Cost Accountant will be responsible for cost of goods related accounts, troubleshooting problems and partnering with operations to ensure accurate costing.Month-end journal entries, and general ledger account reconciliations are also required.

Duties and Responsibilities

·Ensure accurate inventory valuation at average cost

·Prepare cost of goodsjournal entries and support month end review processes

·Complete balance sheet reconciliations

·Evaluate transactions and record to the general ledger, as necessary, to ensure GP is accurate and complete

·Research technical accounting issues and work with management on solutions

·Assist with ad-hoc projects, as needed



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Knowledge of inventory cost accounting and generally accepted accounting principles

Preferred Qualifications

·2+ years’ experience in a distribution environment

·Experience with SAP and AS400 a plus

·Proficiency in MS Excel with demonstrated skills using advanced commands like v-lookup, pivot, conditional statement formula, and macros for large data sets

·Ability to demonstrate an understanding of various accounting processes and identify root causes/areas for improvement

·Strong organizational skills with the ability to balance multiple priorities

·Excellent interpersonal, customer service, analytical/problem solving, and communications skills

·High attention to detail and accuracy

·Self-starter, who takes initiative and demonstrates ownership until work is completed

Physical Demands

·Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine

·Physical demands with activity or condition may include occasional to the rare amount of time include walking, bending, reaching, standing, and stooping

·May require occasional lifting/lowering, pushing, carrying, or pulling up to 15 lbs.

Job:Accounting & Finance
Primary Location:United States-Washington-Puyallup
Shift:Day Shift

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The Company prohibits discrimination on other bases such as ancestry, medical condition, or marital status under applicable laws. We make reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. Candidates should possess the right to work in the United States, as it is not the general practice of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits to sponsor individuals for work visas.

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