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Sysco Cost Accountant / Inventory Control Manager in Perth Amboy, New Jersey


US1150 Buckhead Meat New Jersey, Division of Buckhead Meat Co

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:

Up to 25%


This is a Finance position responsible for controlling the day-to-day operations of the Inventory Control functions, which includes performing cycle counts of the warehouse inventory, conducting investigations of suspected out-of-balance items and making corrections to the inventory based upon that research, coordinating all special processing of inventory including return to vendor shipments and performing other related tasks.

Responsible for multiple locations ( Edison NJ primarily, Lakewood NJ and Warwick RI)


  • SIGN ON BONUS (If offered)

  • Monday – Friday schedules available

  • Competitive pay

  • Ongoing job skills training, leadership development training

  • Career growth opportunities – we promote from within!

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits

  • Generous retirement benefits

  • Employee discount programs

  • Referral Bonus

  • Safety programs

  • Service recognitions and employee rewards

  • Cross training opportunities

  • More benefits, too many to name


  • The candidate should be comfortable with accounting software and understand GAAP as it applies to inventory management

  • Conduct regular inventory audits to ensure that your actual stock and reports line up.

  • Be comfortable accessing reports from system and creating new reports either on an ad-hoc basis or continual basis to manage pricing, inventory levels, sale specials to work with finance, President, merchandising, etc.

  • Create forecasts to understand how inventory levels will vacillate.

  • Work with monthly budgeting finance process in making sure inventory levels are appropriately expressed in sales.

  • Needs to be proficient in Excel.

  • Manage the inventory control, driver check-in and quality assurance functions effectively and directs staff to identify and resolve variance, and potential variances, to achieve an accurate perpetual inventory count and protect company assets

  • Maintain, develop, and implement procedures that ensure the highest levels of inventory accuracy are achieved while minimizing the amount of shrink incurred

  • Review daily inventory reports for possible errors and reports information to Finance, Operations, and Merchandise departments

  • Measure and report on KPIs related to inventory management. Work cross functionally to communicate root causes for discrepancies and to develop solutions for lower DSOs

  • Organize and facilitate shrink meetings and identify the root causes for shrink

  • Work with buyers on product that are being over ordered or shorted

  • Manage the Product Recall process


  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred

Experience3 to 5 years of inventory finance control experienceSkills

  • Strong PC skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Database concepts

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates of an organization

  • Must have exemplary listening skills to facilitate effective two-way communication

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English


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COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment and masks provided

  • Temperature screenings

  • Social distancing guidelines in place

  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place


Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 57,000 associates and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations.

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.