• Materials Accounting Manager

    Nestle Purina Petcare Company
    Job Description
    For more than 100 years, Purina has been revolutionizing pet food production. By 1956, through innovative engineering, we literally reshaped pet care, and we’re still at it today, with Tidy Cats®, the lightweight cat litter champion of the world and the leader in our category. Such leadership requires constant innovation and renovation, which is so often rooted in our world-class food production standards.
    Our factory in Crete, NE, located just 25 miles from the city of Lincoln, is one of the largest wet pet food manufacturing facilities in the U.S. as a mass producer of over three million cans of wet pet food per day, which include our Alpo®, Purina ONE®, Pro Plan®, Friskies® and Pro Plan Veterinary Diets® brands.
    The Materials Accounting Manager is responsible for coaching and developing a team of Accounting staff as well as working closely with all departments in the factory to ensure accurate materials inventory.  Develop and maintain overall management of inventory control and material accounting systems while ensuring compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, Nestle accounting standards and company policies and standards.  The position is responsible for the continuous training and development of factory personnel on financial systems.      
    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsible for continuous analysis of variance results and losses of raw and packaging materials, and finished product
    Coordinate monthly closing activities for materials accounting and report results at monthly review
    Coordinate and manage budget requirements for materials accounting as outlined by St. Louis deadlines
    Maintain data integrity and production data to ensure material master data accuracy and support traceability requirements
    Coordinate, audit and advise on all physical inventory procedures in each respective area to ensure accurate and timely completion per the division standard
    Provide employee evaluations to direct report including recognition, coaching, and potential discipline.  Coordinate and assist in the development and cross training of accounting personnel
    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
    EDUCATION
    Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Accounting, Finance or related
    EXPERIENCE
    2+ years inventory accounting experience in a manufacturing, warehouse, military or related environment
    1+ year’s supervisory experience
    It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.
    To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé Purina. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. We hope you'll consider sharing in our mission--you'll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé Purina home.
    The Nestlé Companies are equal employment and affirmative action employers and look for diversity in qualified candidates for employment.
     Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@purina.nestle.com to notify of us of any needs related to completing the job application.
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