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Plant Accountant

  2019-02-11     Woodgrain Millwork     1201 W Karcher Road     50,000 year  

Position Title:

Plant Accountant




How does the position contribute to the success of the operation, division and company?

The Plant Accountant will be responsible for preparing monthly journal entries, assisting in the preparation of financial statements, reconciling accounts, and working on special projects as requested. Must be committed to working in a team oriented and continuous improvement environment.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, Expectations and Performance Measures What measures or metrics will the individual be measured on and what level of performance is required? Other duties may be assigned.

Essential Duties:

  • Manage cost accounting process
  • Lead the development and maintenance of standard costs and related cost rolls
  • Analyzes actual manufacturing variances and prepares periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs
  • Complete accounting work order closings and analysis of work order variances
  • Detailed financial analysis on finished product costs by product line incorporating raw materials and conversion
  • Detailed financial analysis on plant efficiency and key performance indicators such as throughputs, downtime, yields, rework, labor etc
  • Assist with the month-end financial close process through journal entries, reconciliation, and reporting
  • Assist with plant specific accounts payable and invoicing functions.
  • Analyze purchase price variance
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts

Leadership Competencies

Which of the 16 Zenger Folkman Leadership Competencies are critical for the successful performance of this job?

Solves Problems & analyzes issues

Exhibits technical expertise

Practices self-development

Takes initiative

Knowledge/Skills/Education and Continuous Training

What skills/certification/education must the individual have/maintain/gain? Include any degrees, certifications and licenses required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • 1+ years of accounting experience
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail, quality, and accuracy
  • Microsoft, Excel, and Access proficiencies

Reporting Line and Supervisory Responsibilities

Reports to Division Controller

No supervisory Responsibilities

Physical Demands and Work Environment

What working conditions or physical functions are normally required to perform the essential functions of the job?

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift/carry 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Regularly required use of computer and phone system; sitting and stretching.
  • Requires close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and peripheral vision.

Working Environment:

  • Office environment
  • Occasional exposure to the production environment and would be subject to noise, moving mechanical parts, and material movement. All required safety protection MUST BE WORN.

Status: Exempt

Note: The specific statements shown in each section of this Job Description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this role at any time. Furthermore I understand that my employment with the company is “at-will”, meaning that either the employer or the employee may elect to terminate the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, or for not reason.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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