Cost Accountant

Madisonville, KY
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At Land O’Frost, our brands of lunchmeat and specialty sausage products are recognized as one of the nation’s best- selling and trusted brands. We have accomplished this through our incredible team of employees who are customer focused, motivated, achievers, developers, and purpose driven. We are seeking more passionate people to join our innovative team. Join our team and let your ambition flourish.


The Cost Accountant is responsible for preparing and validating our plant’s monthly financial reporting and analyzing, identifying and resolving discrepancies. Responsible for creating and maintaining a strong working relationship with plant operations leadership and front-line staff. Recruiting an individual who is detail oriented, analytical, highly organized and a self-starter with the ability to multi-task with excellent communication skills, does this sound like you?

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Verify accuracy and validity of product costs and inventory
  • Investigate and correct general ledger discrepancies, as needed.
  • Discuss overhead expense reporting analysis with operations leaders.
  • Compare product costs to budget.
  • Analyze resource usage, yield, labor, overhead, and other variances.
  • Host weekly/monthly meetings to discuss report results or variance analysis.
  • Support manufacturing by answering questions and investigating discrepancies.

 Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other database systems.
  • Some travel required.

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