Staff Cost Accountant

Elizabeth, NJ
Full Time
Gellert Global Group
Mid Level

Company Overview:

The Gellert Global Group (GGG) is the largest privately held food importer in the United States. Comprised of several companies (Atalanta Corporation, Camerican International, Finica, Tipico Cheese Products), GGG sources the highest quality cheese, meats, frozen fruit, shelf stable fruit, vegetables, seafood, and specialty products. These items are sourced from over 60 countries and sold to leading retailers, food service distributors, restaurant chains, and food manufacturers. GGG is a third-generation family-run business with 600 employees and combined revenues exceeding $1.7 billion.

Gellert Global Group is seeking a highly motivated Staff Cost Accountant who will report to the Controller and is responsible for creating accurate and timely financial records for the organization as well as performing account analysis and reconciliations. A strong work ethic, attention to detail, and demonstrated knowledge of technical and operational accounting and finance functions are required.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Research and analyze purchase price variances.
  • Assist with PO closures and error reviews for corrective action.
  • Review accuracy of inventory movement and cost adjustments
  • Reconcile inventory accounts to the general ledger.
  • Analyze daily gross margin review for accuracy and completeness.
  • Perform analytics to collaborate with procurement team on cost components.
  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Contribute to the completion of various financial reports.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 2 - 3 years of related experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Skilled in research and data analysis
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • Self-driven to meet deadlines and achieve goals
  • Capability to work independently
  • Flexibility to multi-task and adjust to priorities
  • Ability to problem solve and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus
  • Infor M3 is a plus

Our Benefits
We care about your total well-being and will support you with the following, subject to your location and role.
  • Health:  Medical, dental and vision insurance, Company-paid life, accident and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts
  • Wealth:  Competitive pay, annual bonus opportunity, matching 401(k) with immediate vesting upon enrollment, generous employee referral program
  • Happiness:
    • Professional Growth:  Online training courses, virtual and classroom development experiences, education assistance program
    • Work-Life Balance:  Paid-time off, parental leave, flexible work-schedules (subject to your location and role)
    • Team Building:  Employee engagement and recognition programs, wellness, philanthropic and DE&I initiatives, Company-sponsored celebrations, and team building events
The Gellert Global Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state, or local law. Gellert Global Group is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected].

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