KeHE Distributors, LLC

  • Costing Associate

    Job Locations CA-ON-Mississauga
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2018 1:43 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Tree of Life
  • Overview

    Our core purpose is “To Help Canada Eat Well and Live Well” For more information please visit our website at

    Tree of Life Canada ULC is an Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We are committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities. If selected for an interview, we will be happy to work with you to ensure your interview is accessible and accommodation is provided. When your interview is being scheduled, please advise the Recruiter of how we might be able to support your participation.

    ** NOTE: Reference checks will be conducted for potential candidates and the information collected will be used in making the final hiring decision.

    Primary Responsibilities

    The Costing Associate is responsible for product costing, reviewing and investigating cost variances and reconciling liability accounts. Additional responsibilities include preparing month end journal entries and providing support to the Costing Manager in various projects. As with all positions with Tree of Life Canada we expect that all activities will be consistent with Tree of Life Canada’s Mission, Vision and Values.

    Essential Functions

    • Product costing for inventory received
    • Review and investigate Inventory Cost variances
    • Reconcile branch transfer and Purchase Order liability accounts for inventory received
    • Cost work up for new products setup cost
    • Prepare month end journal entries as needed
    • Code inventory payable invoices and forward for payment
    • Other duties and special projects as requested.

    Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude

    • Business degree and/or working towards a professional accounting designation considered an asset
    • Progressive experience in finance an asset
    • Experience in grocery and/or distribution industry an asset
    • Requires good working knowledge of general ledger, inventory and costing
    • Proficient in MS Office with knowledge with computer systems, inventory and costing applications
    • Have strong organization and time management skills with ability to work independently
    • Resourceful, well organized, dependable, efficient and detail-oriented with strong analytical skills
    • Ability to establish creditability and be decisive
    • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail are required


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