- Utilize business-improvement strategies and work with advertising departments to make sure all departments stay within budgets and cost controls.
- May work for small food production chains, restaurants or large, multimillion dollar food-manufacturing companies.
- required to meet specific state and federal laws and tax guidelines for the production and distribution of food products, from frozen meals to canned goods.
- Ensure that these plants analyze budgets and costs to find ways to provide food products more efficiently.
- Present monthly actual and forecast expenditures, prepare business and budget plans, develop and modify record-keeping and accounting systems, track cost reductions and ensure operations are in compliance with government regulations.
- Oversee and maintain the payroll structure and analyze costs and overhead, such as raw materials for making food products, as well as examine market trends, such as consumer coupons and discounts.
- Manage inventory control and examine financial statements and records for accuracy and completeness.
- Monitor purchase orders and fixed assets within the company.
- Must have a thorough understanding of the accounting principles and government regulations related to food industries.
Any other work assigned by the organization.