Cost Accountant
LUVO Inc. - Richmond, BC

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Cost Accountant

We are
LUVO Inc. is a team of world-class, passionate individuals dedicated to transforming the packaged and frozen foods industry. Our mission is to bring great tasting, good-for-you food to as many people as possible, while adhering to principles that help make the world a better place.

In our retail grocery offerings, with our suppliers and our ingredients, we give top consideration to eco-friendly practices that promote sustainability and ethical sourcing; products that are environmentally sound and health‐sustaining; all the while maintaining a genuine concern for community-driven charitable partnerships.

The Position
As the Cost Accountant you’ll be responsible for the ongoing analysis of process constraints, target costing projects, margin analysis, and tracing costs back to underlying activities. The Cost Accountant must also construct and monitor those cost-effective data accumulation systems needed to provide an appropriate level of costing information to management.

Specific responsibilities:
 Construct data accumulation systems for a cost accounting system
 Assist with NetSuite MRP implementation and reporting
 Create and review the controls needed for data accumulation and reporting systems
 Investigate cycle counting variances and resolve issues
 Update standard costs in the bill of materials
 Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
 Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
 Accumulate and apply overhead costs are required
 Conduct ongoing process constraint analyses
 Report on breakeven points by products, work centers, and factories
 Report on margins by product and division
 Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
 Perform cost accumulation tasks
 Calculate direct labor, material and production costs
 Review standard and actual costs for variances and report variances to management for decision-making purposes

Our Ideal Candidate:
 Is passionate about our mission and lives life accordingly
 Possesses at least 7 years of cost accounting experience to implement MRP, ideally within a manufacturing / retail grocery environment
 Bachelor’s degree, as well as excellent analysis skills, and the ability to collaborate with a multi-department team
 Experience manipulating large databases
 Detail oriented
 Worked with multiple plants and multiple warehouses
 Strong financial acumen
 Strong analytical capabilities
 Is a consummate professional, building process excellence through superb collaboration and planning
 Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment, leveraging best practices with pragmatism
 Is proactive, mature and result driven, with expert-level project and process management skills that allows work across multiple projects at any given time under tight deadlines
 Leverages excellent written and oral communication skills to create healthy, highly productive relationships and a world class function

And We Will Take Care of You:
This is a regular full time position in Richmond, BC with a team that is committed to truly changing our world for the better. You’ll grow professionally and will have competitive compensation and opportunities to share in our success. Please include your compensation expectations with your application. Thank you in advance to all interested applicants but given the volume of responses we can only reply to candidates selected for an interview.

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