At Hilmar Cheese Company we improve lives around the world through wholesome dairy products. Since our founding in 1984, Hilmar Cheese Company has been committed to innovation and sustainability. Our state-of-the art production facilities convert an abundance of locally sourced high-quality milk into a variety of nutritious cheeses, whey protein and lactose. The Cheese and Ingredients that we produce create a wide variety of retail and food service products from sliced and shredded cheeses, to protein supplements and infant formula. We are a trusted partner to premier food and beverage brands in for than fifty countries helping bring their vision into reality.


Throughout our decades of success and growth we have remained committed to our mission and values and these principles unite our people and guide all that we do.

A Typical Day

The Accountant I – Site is responsible for supporting and reporting on the end to end order accuracy and costing, as well as assisting the plant controller role.  This includes, but is not limited to, costing review in relation to production, inventory control process, maintenance, safety and quality.  You will collaborate with the site controlling teams to ensure accurate and timely process order costs, adequate inventory levels and controls around financial procedures at the site.

Job Responsibilities

•Completes various analyses and provides support to SAP super user and operations staff on process order accuracy and costing.
•Review and maintain accurate SAP costing BOMs in process orders, work orders and other areas.
•Running and improving daily/weekly/monthly reports around end to end costing and reviewing with the various controlling function clients.
•Perform ad hoc order & inventory audit and analysis within the plant controlling role.
•Responsible for timely order confirmation, TECO & activity type postings.
•Perform month end activities around accurate order closing.
•Support site projects in financial and costing data, as needed.
•Assist in the review of purchase order activity and resolve issues related to GRNI, support of accounts payable staff in resolving issues and provide plant support on the purchase order process.
•Assist the Plant Controller in developing, implementing, and monitoring COSO framework developed internal controls. 
•Assist in the development of controls, process, and procedures for maintenance reliability activities.  
•Assist the plant controller in completed the yearly budget and any required forecasts.
•Complete monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations on a timely basis.
•Accurately set up new Assets by closing CAPEX projects on a timely basis.

What You Will Need

•High School Diploma and 6 years’ related experience, OR Associate's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field plus 3 years’ related experience, OR Bachelor's in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
•Strong Excel and other computer skills, including but not limited MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Powerpoint).

What Will Put You Ahead

•Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field plus 2 years’ related experience OR Master’s degree in related field.
•Minimum one (1) year experience as a professional accountant at the level of Accountant or any comparable position.
•Experience in manufacturing environment.
•Experience in Dairy/Food. 
•Demonstrated ability to use various analysis/audit tools/models to aid in the decision-making process.
•SAP Experience

Physical Demands

The work is primarily performed in an office environment and the physical demands are characteristic of a mostly sedentary role.  Specific details of the essential functions of the position is available in the Job Safety Analysis, made available on request.

Food safety is a companywide responsibility and each employee must know their role in the manufacture and distribution of safe, wholesome, and high quality products.


This description is a general statement and does not include other duties as assigned

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EEO. We participate in E-Verify.

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Nearest Major Market: Amarillo