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Cost Accountant Othello FG

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 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

3+ years related experience and/or training

Required Certifications

Other Information

This is an intermediate-level position to the Cost Accounting job family requiring a broad understanding of Accounting fundamentals and principles. Work is varied and moderately complex. Some evaluation, originality or ingenuity is required.

Job Requisition ID: 10987

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): FG Plant - Othello 

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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