Accounting Manager

Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc.
US - Iowa - DUBUQUE
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  • Job Reference: 1398897902
  • Job Type: Full time
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

About Crown:

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world.  We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 39 countries employing over 29,000 people and net sales of over $11 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally.  Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals. 

Division Overview:

Crown’s Food Division is the number one manufacturer of food cans in the world. Our complete array of food packaging serves a variety of markets, including fruit, vegetables, dairy, fish, meat, ready meals, pet food, infant milk powder and other dry food products. We offer a wide selection of food cans from round to bowl as well as shaped cans. We truly focus on excellence.  Here is your chance to join the Crown Food Team.

Location:

Dubuque, Iowa

Position Overview:

The Plant Accountant is responsible for overseeing all accounting functions including month end processes, preparing financial reports, reconciliations, payroll, sales commissions, and accounts payable.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Plant Manager, the Plant Accountant responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:   

            
  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to accounts documenting business transactions
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  • Prepares GL Account and Bank Reconciliation
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  • Prepares financial statements and other reports to summarize the company’s financial position including but not limited to;         
                      
    • Month end reporting
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    • 8th day reporting
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    • Gainshare analysis
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    • Site Communication meeting information
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  • Maintains Accounting Policy database
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  • Identifies control gaps, develops and implements appropriate control procedures to resolve control deficiencies
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  • Assists in preparation for internal and external audits
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  • Develop financial analysis and cost accounting skills
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  • Responsible for execution and coordination of physical inventory
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  • Performance Management for any direct reports
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  • Oversees payroll and AP functions
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  • Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned

Qualifications:

In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

Minimum Requirements

            
  • Bachelor’s degree
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  • Solid understanding of accounting concepts and GAAP
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  • Proven track record of working in a team environment with a variety of departments
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  • Experience working with an ERP system
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  • Three (3) years Plant Manufacturing experience

Preferred Requirements

            
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
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  • Packaging industry experience
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  • IBM i AS400 experience

Competencies

            
  • Must have very strong PC skills with strong proficiency in Microsoft Word & Excel (advanced)
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  • Must be self-directed, have excellent initiative and organizational skills.
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  • Ability to handle multiple demands with a sense of urgency, drive and energy
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  • Position requires someone who is self-motivated, analytical problem solver and has excellent communication skills
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  • Strong organizational skills
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  • Strong written and verbal skills
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  • Strong work ethic with ability to work with little supervision
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  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, ensuring completion

 

Physical Requirements

            
  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
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  • The associate may lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 
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  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus

 

Working Conditions

            
  • Generally works in an office setting but will be required to perform some job duties inside a plant environment
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  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicular traffic 
            
  • The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures
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  • The noise level is frequently loud
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  • Approximately 10% overnight travel
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  • May occasionally need to work evening or weekend hours

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Benefits:

Crown offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as company matched 401(k).

Interested:

Take the next step in your career and apply online today at www.crowncork.com/careers.  

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