Kerry Group

Plant Accountant - Seattle, WA

Kerry Group
Seattle, WA
Not disclosed
19 Nov 2020
17 Dec 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Where you'll work

If you are looking to join a growing company and enjoy hands on plant finance support in a food manufacturing environment, then we are looking for you!

The Plant Controller will have responsibility for our Seattle, WA and Delta, Canada manufacturing facilities and will lead and support the Operations Finance function for the sites in addition to assisting with reporting and identifying of cost savings opportunities.

The position will report to the Beverage Performance Manager and will work in partnership with the plant manager the sites. This role is a key member of the management team.

What you'll do

The Plant Controller will lead a team of five which includes providing accurate financial and statistical data for plant management to make timely and informed decisions concerning financial performance of site operations. 

  • Proper control and valuation of inventory
  • Review plant expenses monthly
  • Manufacturing order cost/efficiency
  • Direct/Indirect cost analysis
  • Capital projects performance reporting
  • Budgeting/Forecasting/Planning
  • Daily plant walks
  • What you'll need to be successful

    If you’re up to the challenge and have the following qualifications and background, please apply.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. We prefer a degree in Accounting. A CPA, CMA is preferred but not required.
  • Expert knowledge of Excel, ERP and Accounting Systems and experience with Performance based measurement.
  • Prior experience with long term strategic planning, investing analysis, acquisition, capital, cost management, capital reporting, budgeting, forecasting, profitability analysis, financial reporting, managing fixed assets, closing the books, processing accounts receivable and accounts payable, budgeting, intercompany allocations, year-end audit and technical accounting are all highly desired.
  • Do have experience in commercial or manufacturing? (food, chemical or Pharmaceutical industry) preferred
  • Experience leading a team is required.
  • For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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