Cost Accounting Clerk

Perdue Farms | Westminster, CO

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Posted Date 9/11/2019

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


The purpose of the Cost Accounting Clerk is to calculate product costs for each production run, track raw material lots and finished goods inventory, and monitor product yields.

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Calculate product costs for each production run. Product costs are calculated for all fresh and further processed products.
  2. Track both raw material and further processed lots in inventory. This includes the tracking of material throughout the process, such as fresh raw material sent to copackers for further processing. Ensure that standard yields are being met.
  3. Verify items going to storage, freezer, and cooler against warehouse receipts. Enter AP for vendors.
  4. Maintain constant communication with copackers to ensure data is entered in a timely manner into the accounting software.
  5. Performs other office work as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Education

Associate's degree in Accounting or Business plus 1-2 years of work experience, or in the absences of an Associate's degree, total experience equals 5 years.

Experience Requirements

Requires strong reading, communication, math, writing, and analytical skills. Office administration, clerical and computer skills with a working knowledge of Excel and other office software.

Experience Preferred

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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