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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.

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 raw material prices and standards.
  • Prepare and analyze forecast and budgets for raw procurement groups.
  • Performs procedures for raw material during month end close process.
  • Engages and communicates with multiple groups and stakeholders.
  • Updates standard costs on a regular basis; sets up standard costs for new products. 

Typical Education

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

Relevant Experience

5+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

CPA or CMA preferred, but not required.

Job Requisition ID: 11946

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.**

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