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Perdue Farms, Inc. Accounting Manager in Westminster, Colorado

Perdue Foods is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into its second century of growth and innovation. With a goal of becoming the most trusted name in premium proteins, we create products for consumers and for retail and foodservice customers around the globe, while changing the way animals are raised for food.


Manages all accounting and reporting functions for the plant, ensuring adequate controls to protect company assets and operational effectiveness. Ensures relevant, timely, and accurate reporting of complex operations and effective support of operations and financial management. Manages an accounting team of 4 who are responsible for planning, reporting and financial decision support of facility/plant. The Accounting Manager opportunity offers a salary range of 110K to 150K and great benefits!

Principal and Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintains an effective system of internal controls, ensuring compliance with Corporate and generally accepted standards of accounting and reporting.

  • Directs the processes of recording, reviewing, and reporting the plant’s performance, with a focus on continuous improvement in terms of accuracy, timeliness, relevance, and cost.

  • Effectively utilizes information processing technology and staff to deliver information to management in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Assists plant management in managing capital expenditures to optimize economic performance, product quality, and associate safety.

  • Effectively manages the plant’s CER process. Oversees inventory and overall asset management.

  • Manages the accounting staff and ensures effective utilization of human resources. Ensures effective training, development, coaching, of the accounting team members.

  • Ensures effective and continuous staffing via local and regional recruitment in cooperation with corporate finance/accounting management.

  • Reviews monthly closing responsibilities and related cost/analytical and auditing responsibilities.

Minimum Education

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline.

Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years of Accounting/Finance experience.

  • 5+ years of Accounting/Finance Management experience.

  • Manufacturing costing and process cost accounting experience.

  • Working knowledge of SAP and Sage preferred.

  • Must be able to work in a plant environment which includes the ability to work with the local management team to understand the product flow in the facility, perform audit requirements in the plant, and support areas and understand risks related to the processing facility.

  • Willingness to travel up to 10%

Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  • Position is mostly sedentary but may require occasional moving to other offices or buildings.

  • May need to move light equipment or supplies from one place to another.

  • May need to access files, supplies and equipment.

When in a plant environment:

  • Exposure primarily consists of wet and moist floors which include metal and plastic grating surfaces.

  • May be exposed to temperatures of 28 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit with both ambient and 100% humidity.

  • May handle product 25 degrees to 50 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • May be exposed to noise ranges of 50 db. to 110 db.

  • May be exposed to all chemicals used in poultry, food, processing facility.

  • Must wear and use protective and safety equipment required for the job as directed by the Company.

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.