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Plant Accountant

Montgomery, AL 36108

Posted: 02/12/2019 Industry: Accounting Pay Rate: $40,000-70,000

We are looking for an experienced Plant Accountant for a food packaging plant in Montgomery, AL!

Responsibilities for the Plant Accountant include:

  • Record production to analyze actual manufacturing costs.
  • Prepare periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  • Reconcile all applicable general ledger accounts within the required timeframe to evaluate and maintain accuracy of the general ledger.
  • Collect and analyze data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory, labor and overhead.
  • Assist manufacturing leaders in identifying productivity projects to improve efficiency and cost position of the business.
  • Maintain changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided and report effects on cost.
  • Record cost information for use in controlling expenditures, analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports to compare actual results to both the budget and prior year.
  • Make estimates of new and proposed product costs providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting cost and profitability of products or services.
  • Conduct physical inventories and monitor cycle count program.
  • Prepare all required correspondence and maintain all accounting files.
  • Monitor all petty cash for plant and manage all everyday disbursements.

Qualified candidates for the Plant Accountant will meet the following requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Associates degree required, concentration in Accounting or Business preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus, preferably in Accounting or Business
  • Ability to work cross-functionally in a manufacturing plant environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Capability to work both independently and with a team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Oracle experience a plus
  • Manufacturing cost experience desired

This is a Direct Hire opportunity.

Salary for this position is $40,000-70,000, depending on experience.

All offers of employment are contingent on a background check and drug test.

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