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Senior Accounting Analyst – Inventory

Company: Campbell Soup
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Imagine...working for a company that knows that its people are the key to its success in the marketplace. A company in which achieving extraordinary results and having a stimulating work experience are part of the same process.

We cultivate and embrace a diverse employee population. We recognize that people with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives fuel our growth and enrich our global culture.

We are looking for an individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced, team oriented environment, likes to be challenged, and values the opportunity to make a difference.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Senior Accounting Analyst – Inventory will be a member of the Campbells Snacks Division Supply Chain Accounting & Control team. This position will perform inventory accounting and controls across multiple Supply Chain manufacturing and distribution sites for a given geographical region.

In this role, the Inventory Accountant will develop a familiarity with inventory accounting and strengthen analytical and problem-solving skills. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has a control-focused mindset, and can work effectively to problem solve with partners across the Snacks manufacturing and distribution network. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor transactions across the supply chain network and facilitate error resolution to prevent disruption in business operations and ensure accuracy of financial transactions
  • Coordinate and ensure timely and accurate annual inventory counts including the ongoing training of the warehouse personnel
  • Collaborate with operations and distribution centers to identify, research, and resolve inventory discrepancies
  • Establishes and ensures compliance of appropriate accounting policies, procedures and practices 
  • Prepare journal entries for inventory accounting, including inventory reserves, freight accruals, storage accruals, and co-manufacturing accounting
  • Participate in other monthly close activities for plants in area of responsibility
  • Subject matter expert on SAP inventory transaction flows and data integrity, with thorough understanding of the interactions with Oracle, JDA, and other 3rd party warehouse management systems
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and process improvement initiatives
  • Provide support in future system implementations, upgrades, enhancements and integration of additional business units into the SAP/shared Services environment

COMPLEXITY AND SCOPE

  • Up to 25% travel required
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across the company and with third-party organizations
  • Demonstrates initiative in problem solving
  • Ability to perform data analysis and leverage reporting tools, including customized data tools such as SAP and Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to work with moderate supervision

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • 3-5 years of relevant accounting experience required
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC requirements
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to organize and prioritize

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFERRED

  • CPA a plus
  • Proficiency with SAP or Oracle preferred
  • Prior experience in manufacturing environment with inventory a plus

% OF TRAVEL REQUIRED FOR THE POSITION

      Up to 25%

ACR

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity for employees and applicants in all aspects of the employment relationship, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.

In that regard, U.S. applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Keywords: Campbell Soup, Charlotte , Senior Accounting Analyst – Inventory, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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