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Senior Cost Accountant

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


This role determines and implements cost accounting procedures and methods at our food production plants.

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.
  • Month end and journal entry process.

Typical Education

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

Relevant Experience

  • 2+ years related experience and/or training
  • Experience extracting, analyzing and manipulating large data sets from various systems is required

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: 2567

Travel Required: Less than 10%

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.**

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