Manager Cost Accounting in Mount Pleasant, MI at Welbilt

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

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Job Description

Is this you?  Analytical. Demonstrated perfectionist. Finance “wiz.” If so, then look no further – your new career as a Manager Cost Accounting awaits you at Welbilt, Inc.   As Manager Cost Accounting – you will work with the Controller to manage the product line costing and inventory functions; including core products as well as new product innovation. This position will also support Plant Operations and Product Management in understanding financial impact of site decisions.   Reporting directly to the Director Finance; this position is located at Welbilt’s facility in Mount Pleasant, MI*.   We put the 'fast' in fast food and the refinement in fine dining. We put the icy refreshment in sodas and the 'rocks' in signature cocktails. Be part of an industry that touches every life. Advance your career with the leader in foodservice innovation!   Major Accountability: 
  • Manage timely completion of month-end financial close pertaining to division cost and inventory transactions for Mt. Pleasant, MI and Covington, TN locations including budgeting/forecasting
  • Identify plant inefficiencies or other issues and proactively initiate analyses/solutions
  • Financial lead supporting New Product Innovation
  • Prepare and maintain standard product costs and capital spend analysis
  Essential Job Functions: 
  • Month-end financial close; review/oversight of detailed cost variance analysis (2 locations); review/support daily and monthly reporting on key cost and production metrics; lead for cost and inventory for audit inquiries; ensure SOX compliance
  • Proactively identify plant issues and initiate resolutions; track cost reduction projects and maintain required reporting
  • New product innovation support through financial lead in cross-functional team; business case management; analytical support
  • Prepare, maintain and analyze standard product costs
  • Oversee and reconcile inventory cycle and annual physical counts; support and tracking on action plans for inventory loss minimization
  • Financial analysis of capital projects using NPV/IRR KPIs
  • Support budget/forecast cycles
  • Ad hoc analysis

Job Requirements

Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance; with a minimum of eight years’ of Accounting/Finance experience is required.
  • Experience working with fully integrated ERP System and a solid functional understanding of MRP.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Familiar and able to work with Microsoft Office programs: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced work environment and manage time effectively.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills – written and verbal.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time.
  • Working conditions include a normal office working environment with some exposure to plant.
  •Delfield Company, LLC – Mt. Pleasant, Michigan manufactures world class product brands such as Delfield®, Merco®, and Multiplex®.  Products include frozen beverage dispensing equipment, hot-holding units, prep tables, worktop refrigeration, refrigerated equipment stands, mobile serving lines, and custom refrigeration.  The facility in Mt. Pleasant is a division of Welbilt, Inc.   Welbilt, Inc. (formerly Manitowoc Foodservice, Inc.) designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. Welbilt offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe. With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, Merco®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Manitowoc® Beverage Systems.

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