Accounting Supervisor

Wayne Farms, LLC

Dothan Plant, AL

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Accounting Supervisor assists the Complex Finance Manager with the monitoring, analyzing, preparation and reporting of performance, cost drivers and variances related to the plant operational costs of various products and processes.

Assist the Complex Finance Mgr with the supervision of the day-to-day accounting activities, general ledger entries, reporting, product costing, performance analysis budgeting and forecasting to ensure accurate reporting and financial statements
• Monitor, analyze and prepare reports on cost drivers and plant performance including cost per lb, plant variances and statistics; communicate unusual variances to appropriate personnel
• Compile data and prepare financial statements including balance sheet, trial balance, and income statement; distribute to appropriate personnel
• Oversee monthly closing process and issuance of performance and financial reports including general ledger entries, approve month end reconciliations and assist with identifying root cause of performance fluctuations as relates to financial performance reporting unusual findings to appropriate personnel
• Oversee weekly manufacturing/ conversion cost analysis including weekly profit and loss reports to ensure accuracy
• Mentor, coach, and train/ cross-train employees encouraging career development; provide consistent feedback concerning strengths and areas in need of improvement
• Provide direction to accounting staff in the absence of Complex Finance Mgr to ensure daily tasks and responsibilities are completed as required
• Assist complex leadership in preparation of annual operating plan (AOP) for Plant operations and statistical goals
• Perform additional relevant duties as assigned

This role is a Leader of People role with required competencies: Sizing up People, Delegation, Planning, Customer Focus and Conflict Management

Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance, or other related discipline from an accredited institution

Minimum four (4) years relevant accounting experience; experience within a manufacturing environment preferred
• Demonstrated leadership experience with knowledge of timekeeping requirements, policy adherence, conflict resolution and the ability to resolve issues efficiently and effectively
• Knowledge of finance, financial indicators, and product cost modeling as pertains to meat/ poultry processing, grow-out, hatchery and feed mill operations preferred
• Strong computer skills: Microsoft (Word, Excel, etc.) with additional knowledge of Adage, M-Tech or other similar systems/ software preferred
• Exceptional communications skills (verbal and written) with the ability to communicate to all levels of the organization in a timely and professional manner; multi-lingual preferred
• Self-starter who demonstrates strong initiative, sense of urgency, and possess a strong customer-centric attitude, and high energy level, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Follow departmental and company safety policies and programs
• Wear required protective equipment in all areas where mandatory

Ability to remain stationary for extended periods of intense concentration
• Ability to work non-standard shifts when required by business conditions (i.e. holiday, weekend, and/or extended shifts)

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.