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Cost Accountant

Mississauga, ON
Job ID 202159

Company Description

Our client is a dynamic and leading manufacturer of quality food products specializing in delivering innovative solutions for their customers upholding highest quality standards in the industry. They are Foodies first, take pride in manufacturing a large variety of the finest products such as sauces, marinades and condiments, and continue to innovate year after year ~ 200 unique customer formulations and counting. Having a broad and diverse resource base ensuring that all requirements are fulfilled, from manufacturing, to processing and delivery to the customers, they have strong clientele in both the global and Canadian market.


Comprehensive and competitive compensation plan, commensurate with experience.

The Opportunity

This rewarding and rare opportunity presents a successful candidate to work with a dynamic, supportive team with coaching and mentoring environment. There are real opportunities for future development and progression – this really could be a move towards building a career with the leader in Food Industry.

Position Description

As a Cost Accountant, you will play a vital role in assisting senior management with making pricing and cost related decisions. You will also be involved in:


  • Application of Costing Model to new products proposed by Sales and R&D
  • Maintenance of Costing Model to ensure accuracy of costing to standards.
  • Monitoring cost variances
  • Analyzing pricing and margins of products and defining optimal price points
  • Maintenance of material master and bill of material in the ERP system and ensuring accuracy of the data
  • Calculating and implementing cost standards for materials, labor, and overhead
  • Preparing cost of goods sold and production reports
  • Analyzing various product and operational costs
  • Performing other month-end close activities
  • Performing annual standard cost updates as appropriate
  • Assisting in the budget process – cost of sales and other expense accounts as assigned
  • Completing the annual inventory standard re-cost
  • Other Accounting Duties as directed




As the successful candidate, you will have superior communication skills, including excellent written and verbal skills. You will also have:

  • Advanced computing skills, especially in performing data manipulations with Excel
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in similar field.
  • Must have or working towards CPA designation
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills, high attention to detail, strong analytical skills
  • Self-driven, team-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality and accuracy.
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Attention to detail

Additional Information

Date Posted: December 21, 2021
Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time
Industries: Food and Beverage
Job Categories: Finance/Accounting
Manages Others: No
Required Travel: No
Relocation Assistance: No

Learn More About the Recruiter

Syeda Saher

Having worked across multiple industries and functions, Syeda has developed passion for recruiting. She is passionate about working with people to help them progress their careers! Her Master’s degree in Fashion design, education in HR and her experience supporting recruitment teams helps her bring a fresh and diverse perspective to recruitment.

How to Apply

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