Financial Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Muscatine, IA, USA Muscatine IA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Kent Corporation
  • 25 May 18 2018-05-25

Kent Precision Foods Group, a subsidiary of Kent Corporation is seeking an experienced individual to fill the role of Financial Analyst based in Muscatine, Iowa. This individual is responsible for the ongoing analysis of product cost, development of new product cost, margin analysis, and working with the sales team and senior financial management to establish customer pricing.


In addition this individual is also responsible for the analysis of expense accounts and periodic analysis of budget variances.  The successful candidate must have the ability to meet deadlines, strong attention to detail, possess excellent communication and Microsoft Excel skills. The candidate must have an Accounting or Finance degree and/or relevant accounting experience. Kent offers a generous relocation and benefits package. 


Primary responsibilities:

1. Generate and track all product costing estimates for both new and existing product formulations
2. Update standard costs in the formulations (bill of materials)
3. Review standard and actual costs for inaccuracies
4. Validate the cost of goods sold as part of the month-end close
5. Report on margins by product and product category
6. Report on periodic variances and their causes, focusing in particular on spending variances
7. Assist with the month end closing process focusing on inventory and other tasks as needed
8. Reconciliation of general ledger accounts on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
9. Other duties and special projects as manager sees fit


BA/BS in Finance, Accounting or other related field

Minimum of  2 years of experience performing a similar role