ARYZTA is a $3B global food business with a leadership position in specialty bakery. ARYZTA is based in Zurich, Switzerland, with operations in North America, South America, Europe, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The US Corporate office is located in LA with population centers in Chicago and San Leandro, CA. There are 22 bakeries in the US creating products ranging from pizza, muffins, laminated dough to buns and cookies. Major customers are McDonalds, Starbucks and Subway.
This section describes the core responsibilities of this position. Duties may vary dependent on department staffing and seasonal fluctuations.
Maintains accounting records which include general accounting, costing, and budget data.
Assists with monthly closing and perform account reconciliations.
Prepare financial variance analysis reports.
Prepare various budget and forecast schedules.
Ensures process order settlement is complete and accurate.
Works on assignments within accepted guidelines where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of issues.
Exercise judgment to determine appropriate action within accepted procedures and practices.
Build productive working relationships internally and externally.
Prepare and distribute internal financial and operational reports, with an emphasis on accurate and timely delivery of results.
Production waste report
Material variance and stock trend
Analyze process order variances to ensure that production information is recorded correctly
Ensures that process orders are financially settled and closed
Communicate process order variance results to controller / local operations team with a view towards continuous improvement
Ensure proper month end processing cut off
Assist with month end close procedures
Calculate accruals and prepare journal entries
Perform and maintain account reconciliations
Preparation, review and presentation of monthly performance of monthly financial performance to local operations team as required
Assist in preparation of budgets and forecasts
Determine direct labor hours necessary to support budgeted volumes
Assist in development weekly forecasts of standard operating costs
Regional Director of Finance
Vice President Operations Finance
Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in accounting
3-5 years relevant accounting experience
Computer literate in spreadsheet and word applications
Good analytical and organizational skills
Understanding of cost accounting, month end closings and journal entries
Self-starter, dependable, adaptable, and requires minimal supervision
Accounting experience in food industry