Perdue Farms, Inc. Cost Accounting Clerk in Sioux Center, Iowa

Requisition Number: 175213

Job Title: Cost Accounting Clerk

City: Sioux Center

State: IA

Cost Accounting Clerk

Description/Job Summary


The purpose of the Cost Accounting Clerk is to calculate product costs for each production run, track raw material lots and finished goods inventory, and monitor product yields.


Describe below the major responsibilities of this position which must be fulfilled with or without reasonable accommodations in order to achieve the essential purpose of this position.

  1. Calculate product costs for each production run. Product costs are calculated for all fresh and further processed products.

  2. Track both raw material and further processed lots in inventory. This includes the tracking of material throughout the process such as fresh raw material sent to copackers for further processing.

  3. Ensure that standard yields are being met.

  4. Maintain constant communication with copackers to ensure data is entered in a timely manner into the accounting software.

  5. Performs other office work as assigned by the supervisor.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS (include any specialized or technical knowledge, certifications, credentials or licensing required for this position)

REQUIRED: Associates degree in Accounting or Business plus 1 -2 years work experience or in the absence of an Associates degree, total experience equals 5 years. Requires strong reading, communication, math, writing and analytical skills.

Office administration, clerical and computer skills with a working knowledge of Excel and other office software.


Perdue family of companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.