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Cost Accountant

Department:  Accounting

Manitowoc, WI, US, 54220

Lakeside Foods is a family-owned company providing wholesome foods to enrich people’s lives through food.  We are a culture that pursues our vision of growth and innovation with passion, confidence and commitment. We are strongest together – valuing collaborative contribution, transparency and new ideas to enable change and growth. We are committed to an inclusive and respectful environment that promotes a healthy work-life balance. And there’s a seat at the table for you. 


Become One Of Our Valued Team Members:

Our Cost Accountant offers a team-oriented individual the opportunity to be responsible for the accurate and timely costing and/or review of products of Lakeside and/or subsidiaries and joint ventures, as assigned.  Also responsible for performing assigned cost accounting duties with analysis and problem solving.  


What You'll Get:

At Lakeside Foods, we believe in taking care of our people. That’s why, as part of the Lakeside family, you’ll have a package of affordable benefit choices and resources to choose from that covers your health, well-being, family and future.


Comprehensive Benefits:

  • A choice of three quality affordable healthcare coverage options
  • Vision coverage
  • Dental coverage
  • Health savings account with employer contribution/flexible spending accounts
  • Retirement planning including Profit Sharing  and 401(k) match
  • Company-provided life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance
  • Generous paid time off including vacation, personal days and holidays


Work-Life Integration:

  • Educational & professional development assistance
  • Wellness programs and fitness reimbursement
  • Dependent scholarship program
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Internships/apprenticeships
  • Friendly office environment
  • “Dress for your day” dress code


What You'll Do:

  • Responsible for cost reporting for direct, overhead, warehouse, selling, G&A, and interest using the correct costing systems and methods.
  • Income Statement – Responsible for the specific numbers of the cost of goods sold and warehouse.
  • Customer Profitability Statements and other assistance for Sales pricing.


What You'll Bring:

  • Four year degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Two to four years’ experience in accounting principles and ability to apply them.


Where You’ll Work:


Thousands of visitors are drawn here each year to explore the USS Cobia World War II submarine, tour Rogers Street Fishing Village to view relics of famous shipwrecks, or sail across Lake Michigan on the S. S. Badger. We love company and invite you to explore 20 miles of spectacular Lake Michigan shoreline. From the pristine coastline with its stunning parks and beaches and marinas, to historic downtowns and outdoor band concerts, Manitowoc-Two Rivers is a maritime treasure to visit as well as a wonderful place to work and live.







Lakeside Foods welcomes people of all backgrounds and the varied ideas they bring to the workplace. Being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer is part of our heritage and culture. We recruit, hire and promote employees based on qualifications and merit, without regard to race, religion, age, gender, disability, marital or veteran status. 


Nearest Major Market: Green Bay
Nearest Secondary Market: Appleton