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Bell-Carter Foods, LLC

Corning, CA



To assist in the development and analysis of accurate actual and forecasted costs for ripe and specialty items, including the update and maintenance, in an ERP system, to support new product data management and maintain existing items. Participate in financial reporting and analysis of operations departments from Receiving through Wastewater and Shipping and Freight Management.

Position Requirements:

  • A minimum of 4 years of accounting or bookkeeping experience, Experience: preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Associate Degree in Accounting or similar field, required.
  • BS Degree in Accounting or similar field, highly preferred, and can be substituted for some years of experience required.


  • Intermediate understanding of technical accounting and financial principles
  • Intermediate MS Excel and ERP knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate with multiple levels of personnel
  • Ability to prioritize and quickly shift priorities
  • Ability to quickly adapt to dynamic company needs and process changes.
  • Highly organized with developing analytical skills, detail oriented.

Key Result Areas
Objectives / Activities

1. Analysis and Reporting

  • Accurately calculate and report actual labor against expected labor targets.
  • Maintain weekly expense summary distribution and support operations teams, including preparation of subsequent journal entries.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly analysis of financial information for operation teams.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly material usage information and analyze actual versus standard variances.
  • Assist in year-end audit schedule preparations and analysis.
  • Ad Hoc projects as needed.

2. Operations Accounting

  • Reconcile monthly operations general ledger accounts. Research and resolve outstanding balances when necessary.
  • Prepare accurate month end journal entries for product holds, alternative fuel tax credits, and can and lid rebates.
  • Prepare accurate monthly accounts payable accruals.

3. Product Data Management

  • Process PDM changes as requested. Including maintenance of user defined code (UDC) tables in JDE related to item master records.
  • Support Manager Operations Finance in new item set up and costing.
  • Annual review of validity of all inventory items, by type, working closely with the Supply team to ensure correct stocking type is being used.

4. Planning/Standard Costs

  • Develop annual direct labor budgets including updating routers and work center rates in JDE.
  • Develop unassigned and indirect labor budgets working closely with operations team.
  • Participate in the development of the annual departmental budgets.
  • Assist in preparation of specialty item costing
  • Participate in annual standard cost rolls for manufactured and purchased items.

5. Personal Development

  • Participate in Performance Management (Cornerstone) process.
  • Analyze and complete self-improvement activities.
  • Develop and maintain an ongoing knowledge of the business.
  • Ad Hoc projects as needed

To perform this job successfully, you must be able to do each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are typical of the physical demands, work environment, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, sit, talk, see and hear. The employee is required to stand; use hands and fingers, handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles. This position will travel from various facilities where the outside weather conditions can be very cold and wet and very hot and humid. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

How To Apply: Email a resume to or drop it off at the main office in Corning at 1012 Second Street.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Bell-Carter Foods

As the leader in the olive category – in service, quality, category knowledge, and product development – we are passionate about creating perfect olives. Since the founding of our company, we have prided ourselves on our ability to listen to our consumers and consistently provide the products they love – olives that have the ideal flavor, texture, and color – which keep them coming back for more.