Cost Accountant / Senior Cost Accountant

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held global food and agriculture company headquartered in Boise, Idaho. We are a true farm-to-table company with an integrated portfolio including food processing and food brands, phosphate mining, fertilizer manufacturing, farming, ranching and cattle production, and other enterprises related to agriculture.


This role determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation and analysis of cost reports.
  • Examines and reviews unusual cost records and ensures cost data is allocated correctly.
  • Performs accounting for price variances and overhead recovery on a regular basis.
  • Updates standard costs on a regular basis; sets up standard costs for new products.
  • Responsible for closing activities.
  • Perform account reconciliations and approved journal entries.
  • Preparing and analyzing budgets and forecasts.

Typical Education

Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S.) from 4 year college or university

Relevant Experience

0-5 years related experience and/or training for the staff level
5+ years related experience and/or training for the senior level

Other Information

CPA, CMA, MBA preferred. This is a senior-level position to the Cost Accounting job family requiring a comprehensive understanding of Accounting fundamentals and principles. Work is varied and complex. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.

Job Requisition ID: 18311

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Headquarters - Boise 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status. ** #LI-LB1