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Financial Analyst - Supply Chain - Cost Accounting

Company: Meijer, Inc.
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Today, with our current team members, we have the strength to help you grow in any career direction you want, whether in our stores, distribution centers, manufacturing facilities or our Midwest corporate offices. It's your future, maybe it starts with Meijer.

Please review the job profile below and apply today!

This position provides timely, accurate and actionable periodic financial statements and reporting for merchandising and store units that accurately reflect the operational results of the business. Accountable for the ongoing analysis of product costing, margin analysis and operational performance metrics.

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What You'll be Doing:

  • Calculate and perform weekly entries for the Supply Chain businesses.
  • Completes period-end functions including reviewing and estimating impacts to Supply Chain P&L's. Performs the research necessary to determine the appropriate corrections per GAAP.
  • Generates financial reporting for upper management each period.
  • Maintain data accumulation systems for the cost accounting system (MPRS). Continually review data transfer points where errors could occur, and work with ITS to correct and enhance.
  • Review and report on margins by product and product category. Work with merchandising and supply chain on fluctuations from expectation.
  • Represent cost accounting on larger cross functional projects. Understand the impact projects could have on cost accounting and product flow and ultimately the impact on the financial statements (consolidated, store, merch, and/or distribution statements).
  • Designs and creates new processes and leads process improvements on large scale cross functional projects
  • Works with and assists various areas of the Company in gathering, analyzing and interpreting financial and operating results.
  • Creates and evaluates strategic financial models of proposed business solutions.
  • Analyzes complex business and financial issues and is able to summarize and communicate them effectively to their respective internal customers.

This job profile is not meant to be all inclusive of the responsibilities of this position; may perform other duties as assigned or required.

What You Bring with You (Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • 5+ Years of accounting experience with an emphasis in cost accounting
  • Previous experience with new system implementations strongly preferred
  • Thorough understanding of U.S. GAAP and its application
  • Ability to perform financial modeling
  • Specialized knowledge in activity-based costing
  • Strong analytical skills to be able to determine root cause and solve problems
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office products, and other cost accounting systems
  • Excellent communication skills across multiple organizational levels and multiple functional areas

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Keywords: Meijer, Inc., Midland , Financial Analyst - Supply Chain - Cost Accounting, Other , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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