Factory Controller – Cargill – Gouda

  • Gouda


Job Purpose

and Impact

The Factory Controller will provide product costing expertise to ensure resources used during the manufacturing process are systematically recorded and reported in support of costing and profitability strategies. In this role, you will work closely with the finance and operations team to develop activity-based product cost standards that represent the true cost of goods manufactured, ensure the effects on the product costs are as intended when changes are proposed and monitor the product costing process to ensure that transactions recorded reflect actual activity. You will also analyze price and usage variances and advise the operations teams on possible methods to sustain or improve the manufacturing process.

Key Accountabilities

  • Implement yearly product costing planning initiatives which include production volumes and spending and calculate and analyze activity rates and allocations.
  • Assist in the design and development of costing solutions and ensure alignment with other processes, using knowledge of complex costing and pricing models and their impact on design, profitability and controlling profitability analysis reporting.
  • Review and approve new and revised bills of materials and receipts to ensure they properly reflect the true cost of production and align with the business product costing policies and strategies.
  • Analyze product costing trends at the cost component level and identify and report on trends including fixed versus variable costs.
  • Routinely monitor purchase price variances and process order variances and proactively identify, research and facilitate correction of pricing or activity errors and monitor the execution of monthly product costing estimates.
  • Provide analysis for non-distributed or non-allocated product costs, analyzing root causes of issues and facilitate resolutions to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Provide general expertise for product costing, assist in drafting policies and procedures that impact the material ledger or product costing and assist in building and validating processes that support adherence.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned
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    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field or equivalent experience,

  • Knowledge of enterprise resource planning product costing

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience within an activity-based costing environment

  • General knowledge of production flows and processes including supply chain

  • Experience with SAP ERP

  • Professional knowledge of Dutch would be considered an advantage 

  • Our Offer
    We provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

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