Aug 15, 2019

Plant Accountant

  • Kerry Ingredients
  • Rochester, MN, US

Job Description

Requisition ID 8623
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Accounting/Finance 
Recruiter #LI-AD1
Posting Type LI

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

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.About the role

It is an exciting time to join the Red Arrow, a division of Kerry, team at our Manitowoc, WI Facility.  As we are transitioning into our brand-new Red Arrow Innovation Center of Excellence, dedicated to creating specialized liquid smoke products sold to major food manufacturers nationally and internationally.



As a, Plant Accountant you will be part of our Finance team.  If you’re looking to build a career in finance with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you.  As a Plant Accountant, you will:


  • Cost accounting duties include supporting our facilities though expenses reporting, router targets, and variance analysis
  • Manufacturing order support for facilities thought recording and analyzing efficiency
  • Inventory reconciliation for our plants, distribution center and outsides warehouse
  • Procure to pay cycle for resource for our purchasing teams
  • Month end close including cut-off inventory transactions, month end data checks, allocations and accrual journal entries
  • Perform Balance Sheet reconciliations
Key responsibilities

This Plant Accountant role is an extremely important member of our team, reporting to the Plant Controller.  Responsibilities under this role includes a diverse range of functions including cost accounting, manufacturing orders, inventory control, payroll, the procure to pay cycle, month end close and balance sheet reconciliations.  The team you will be a part of supports two food manufacturing facilities (Manitowoc and Rhinelander), our Distribution Center and Equipment Manufacturing division.   This position is a great step into the finance team at Kerry!

Qualifications and skills

To get the most of this role at Kerry you’ll need to come with knowledge in demand plant accounting ability to influence up, and we’d prefer if you had finance  experience.  You’ll also meet these minimum requirements:


  • Associate Degree is required.  A degree in Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or Finance, is preferred.
  • Do you have Microsoft Excel?  We prefer advanced Excel as it will help jump start your career. 
  • Do you have experience working as an accounting in a manufacturing environment?  This is preferred but not required. 



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633 S. 20th Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                         

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