Cost Accountant

Job Title: Cost Accountant

Division: Administration

Department: Accounting

Wage Category:  Annual Salary with Benefits

Report to: Controller


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain the standard costing model
  • Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
  • Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close; review, analyze and report on inventory valuation, raw materials, WIP, direct and indirect labor, overhead costs and related variances
  • Assist in coordination of the annual physical inventories
  • Investigate inventory counting variances and resolve issues
  • Assist in the ongoing development, data accumulation and developing KPIs and reporting on KPIs to better track the performance of the plant
  • Act as the subject matter expert for reporting in SAP and BI from a costing and manufacturing perspective
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Have completed a Canadian CPA, CMA, CA, CGA designation and 3+ years of experience within a plant-based operation costing position
  • Heavy SAP experience is a must
  • Knowledge of both financial reporting standards (IFRS) & managerial accounting practices

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Analytical and problem-solving experience
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills as this role is forever changing due to the new projects driven by new business opportunities
  • Must be a self-starter and have demonstrated ability to add value to reports and analysis
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team


Please note: We thank you for your interest, please send you resume to, candidates selected for interview will be contacted.