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Plant Cost Accountant

at FMC Corporation

Posted: 6/23/2019
Job Reference #: 8918

Job Description

  • LocationUS-PA-Philadelphia
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Full Time
    Visa Sponsorship
    Domestic Travel Required
    Int'l Travel required
    Company Vehicle
    Working from Home Office
    Relocation Eligible
    Works with Chemicals
    Lifting required
  • Company Overview

    FMC Corporation is a leading specialty company focused on agricultural technologies. FMC provides innovative and cost-effective solutions to enhance crop yield and quality by controlling a broad spectrum of insects, weeds and disease, as well as in non-agricultural markets for pest control.
    FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.
    With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets. If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.


    • Report to the Senior Plant Cost Accountant or Cost Accounting Manager
    • Serve as a point of contact for Regional OF COEs and OF AI analysts
    • Coordinate with OF to prepare recurring and standard journal entries and accruals
    • Run assessment cycles, check cost center balances, close internal and process orders, and run WIP
    • Calculate manufacturing variances
    • Support SOX and internal audit
    • Attend monthly site review meetings with OF and plant personnel
    • Support ad-hoc analysis and questions from business partners
    • Ability to travel regularly to manufacturing locations

    Required Education

    • BA / BS in Accounting / Finance (or local equivalent) required
    • CPA, CMA, MBA or local equivalent preferred


    • 1-3 years of experience in cost or inventory accounting required (experience varies based on region & location)
    • BA / BS in Accounting / Finance (or local equivalent) required
    • CPA, CMA, MBA or local equivalent a plus
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite
    • Experience in SAP COPA a plus
    • Proficient in English language
    • General knowledge / understanding of manufacturing, supply chain, and operations required
    • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with several business partners globally
    • Strong technical skills and understanding of data structures and dataflows
    • Strong understanding of financial information
    • Creativity and problem-solving capabilities to structure robust visualizations
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities

    EEO Statement

    At FMC, diversity and inclusion are in our DNA. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to creating an inclusive workplace where all employees can thrive – regardless of race, gender, sex, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, color, age, religion or religious creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. FMC also supports employee participation in company employee resource groups that celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our workforce by providing communities for employees to connect with each other and raise awareness throughout FMC.