VF Corporation Dickies - Senior Cost Accountant (Fort Worth, TX) in FT Worth Admin Offices, Texas

Job Description


Perform cost accounting functions involving the application of established cost accounting standards, principles, and practices.


  • Interface with supply chain management in order to coordinate and perform annual costing of raw materials and finished goods inventory.

  • Interface with various departments during the costing process to collect and analyze the cost element details necessary for establishing an accurate valuation.

  • Prepare monthly financial close journal entries, account reconciliations, and reporting.

  • Perform monthly analysis and review of actual and forecasted production and distribution cost variances. Interface with departmental management to obtain, and challenge if necessary, narrative and analysis supporting explanation of monthly cost variances.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reporting over production and distribution cost variances.

  • Support internal and external audits by preparing/providing audit schedules, and any necessary support documentation, upon request.

  • Maintain cost ledgers and establish General Ledger accounts as needed.

  • Identify and implement improvements in the costing process and the methods to recognize inventory standards. Contribute to improving organizational process documentation and controls.

  • Contribute to any additional projects deemed necessary.


  • BA/BS in accounting with strong costing experience

  • Four plus years of finance/accounting experience in product costing and analysis in the distribution, retail, or manufacturing sectors

  • Knowledge of manufacturing and accounting concepts, techniques and principles

  • Accuracy in working with large amounts of data and timeliness of delivering work product

  • Expert user of Excel and/or Access

  • Willingness to data mine through complex computer files and data for select information

  • Willingness to change and implement changes as needed

  • Willingness to learn and eventually take responsibility of Costing System

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404 experience (preferred)

  • ERP implementation experience (preferred)

Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.

VF Diversity Vision Statement

VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.