Feb 19, 2021

Plant Accounting Coordinator

  • Smithfield Foods
  • Springfield, MA, USA
General Labor Inventory Logistics Management Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Compiles data from various sources to prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports used by management in support of plant operations in the areas of packaging, production yields, cycle counting, physical inventory, creating and maintaining bill of materials, labor and other accounting related activities that meet the planned profitability of the organization. Provides advice to members of senior management and assists them in achieving profit and volume objectives. Identifies cost savings opportunities; provides accurate and timely production results and financial analysis for business decisions. Performs Payroll and Accounts Payable function as needed for facility.




<ul><li><div style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: verdana,geneva; font-size: 8pt;">Compiles data from various sources (SAP, ADC, manual sheets from Supervisors, etc.) to prepare various daily reports in Excel including Yield Reports, Dai

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferred.
  • 2+ years relevant work experience in an accounting or finance role, preferred.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles including production yields, variances, and inventory control processes in relation to general ledger reporting. Previous Payroll and A/P experience a plus.
  • Strong skill-set using Microsoft Office, especially Excel), including manipulation of large amounts of data.
  • SAP, Kronos or experience with similar systems, preferred.
  • Ability to explain complicated processes in an easy-to-understand manner when dealing with employee issues.
  • Establish and maintain an excellent working relationships with both Plant and Corporate Finance and Operations personnel.
  • Must be able to remain flexible and focused when priorities change.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to fully research issues, execute instructions and solve problems.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and a positive work environment.

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