Cost Accountant in Shreveport, LA at Welbilt

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Job Description

We’re looking for a driven, energetic, and motivated “go-getter” in search of a meaningful career in the world of Finance.  Don’t delay – jumpstart your career with Welbilt Incorporated today!

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

Under moderate supervision, the Cost Accountant is responsible for analysis of actual versus standard costs, prepares reports of variances and conducts simple cost audits. Responsible for compiling data, preparing and submitting statistical reports for the comparison of costs and determination of profitability by product and/or customer. Conducts moderately complex cost audits. Prepares and submits statistical reports for the comparison of costs and determination of profitability by product. Prepares estimates of new or proposed product costs. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. 

Reporting directly to the Controller, this position is based in Shreveport, Louisiana. 

Major Accountability:

  • Analysis of standard versus actual costs to identify variances.

  • Determine and implement cost accounting procedures and methods.

  • Prepare and analyze cost reports and costing audits.

  • May assist less experienced staff with process/procedural direction

Essential Functions:

  • Provides analysis of actual costs.

  • Analyzes cost records and calculation of unit cost for products or services related to a specific job or project; examines any costs that seem contrary to past experience.

  • Ensures that assigned processes, procedures and workflows are completed consistent with corporate guidelines and compliant with internal and external requirements.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance required.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Accounting and Finance at a minimum.
  • Manufacturing background preferred 
  • Must have working knowledge of an ERP system. Should have knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Internet software; Order processing systems and Manufacturing software (Microsoft Office, and QAD)
  • The successful candidate must possess good verbal and written communications skills and be able to function as part of multiple teams in a fast paced and multi-task environment.  Must be highly organized and comfortable working with tight deadlines.  Must be detail oriented.
  • This position will have interaction with internal contacts in Operations, Materials, Engineering, Purchasing, and Sales.

Working Conditions:

  • Typically office environment, but will require interaction on the production floor regularly.

  • Must be able to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE).

*Frymaster in Shreveport, Louisiana is an industry leader in the manufacturing of commercial fryer, fryer  filtration equipment (built-in and portable), foodservice equipment computers, water-bath rethermalizers and pasta cookers. The facility in Shreveport is a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem™, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by two service brands: FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,800 employees and operating 17 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 3,500 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit


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