Factory Costing Analyst

3 days left

United States
Mar 06, 2017
May 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Nestlé in the United States is committed to enhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future--for individuals and families, for our thriving and resilient communities, and for the planet. Our diverse portfolio of foods and beverages provides nutritious options for every member of the family, and supports both the first 1000 days of life and healthy aging for people and pets.

Nestlé in the U.S. consists of eight main businesses: Nestlé USA, Nestlé Waters North America, Nestlé Nutrition, Nestlé Professional, Nespresso, Nestlé Health Science, Nestlé Skin Health and Nestlé Purina PetCare Company.

The U.S. is home to 87 factories and 10 Nestlé R&D facilities, driving global innovation for categories including beverages, frozen and chilled prepared meals, baby food and petcare.

We are currently looking nationwide for additions to our factory finance team.  In this role you will partner with the Factory Leadership Team on a day to day basis.  You will provide financial leadership by supplying plant and corporate management accurate and timely financial data, as well as analysis and recommended actions to identify and correct inefficient operations resulting in lower operating costs.  You will ensure sound costing in adherence to financial legal requirements and NAS.  You will ensure compliance of factory with Nestle regulations and best practices through leading the compliance network in the factory.


1.Challenge assumptions in seeking cost improvements in factory. Seek for and support cost improvement opportunities, be an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives validate and review proposed savings.  Utilize NCE and Lean tools to improve processes and results.

2.Partner with Engineering to manage costs and monitor capitalization.  Research capitalization discrepancies and delays.  Ensure budget integrity.  Perform fixed asset cycle counts.

3.Compile reporting of actuals (including organizing and overseeing timeliness and accuracy of period-end close, and promoting ownership of data at source); and develop dynamic forecasts for the factory; ensure transparency of this process; follow up  and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed.

4.Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the factory budget with factory management; Perform revisions or simulations if needed.  Work with team members to develop new product costing in accordance with costing standards.

1.Work with factory compliance network and technical group compliance network to roll out best practices to team in area of Compliance.  Ensure groups are completing health checks in factory as required.  Track monthly GFI score. Conduct internal audits to assess audit readiness.  Track compliance on open audit follow ups and ensure closure.  Work with other factories to roll out periodic peer audits and focus on corporate audit trend results.



B.S. Degree in accounting, or other finance degree or equivalent field.

Open to relocation for future factory opportunities


Communication, leadership and planning skills.

Some budgeting experience preferred.



Ability to communicate to all audiences within the organization.

Aptitude with financial systems.

Strong financial modeling and analytical skills.


Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment.  All candidates must apply online at Nestleusacareers.com

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