Junior Cost Accountant

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Job Position: Junior Cost Accountant 
Day Shift 
Bachelors Finance Degree 
1-2 years of experience as a cost accountant in manufacturing 
pay range: 22-27HR

Location : Vernon CA 

Position Summary
We are a leading provider of high quality prepared and processed food products. Our product lines include raw proteins, specialty snacks, cooked entrees and beverages sold to the retail and foodservice segments. In addition to premium quality products, we are committed to food safety, maintaining BRC
AA status as well as numerous additional food system certifications.
We are looking for an Accounting and Billing Analyst to join our accounting team and provide immediate results in improving invoicing customers, resolve PO price discrepancies, reconciling co-packer invoices, creating co-packer invoice summary. The ideal candidate will be a problem solver who can identify issues, provide resolution, and communicate needed details to influence future activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare and analyze Drop Ship AP Vendor co-packer vs AR Billing reconciliation on a weekly basis
  • Prepare co-packer invoice summary, contact co-packer on price/quantity discrepancies
  • Create reports regarding the status of customer accounts as requested
  • Collaborate with management to reconcile customer accounts as needed
  • Copy, scan, retrieve invoices, statements and other relevant documents
  • Review and confirm PO prices, resolve discrepancies
  • Generate P.O. Analysis Report, collect missing/outstanding invoices
  • Contact purchasing department to verify cost and quantity for purchase orders
  • Ensure all billing for customers is complete and accurate for the month end close
  • Coordinate with accounts payable to research outstanding invoices.
  • Work with appropriate internal staff to resolve any customer/vendor issues discovered during the invoicing and billing process
  • Advise management of any unusual account or billing deficiencies
  • Create ad hoc reports when requested by management
  • Serve as backup for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Billing department
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned by management

Qualifications and Skills

  • Proficiency with VLOOKUP’s, Pivot Tables and excel functions
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with accounting systems
  • Strong organizational, communication and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • 2-3 years’ experience in accounts receivable/payable/billing
  • Experience with Big Box grocery retail customers a Plus
  • High level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability
  • Close attention to detail and the ability to function efficiently with a minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to identify issues and achieve resolution

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift


  • Microsoft Excel: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Accounting: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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