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Plant Accountant
Salary: $80K-$90K+15%
Location: Lena, WI

Job Description:

  • Oversee plant accounting functions and ensure accuracy and integrity of accounting data.
  • Close monthly accounting cycles, inclusive of accruals, journal entries and variance reporting.
  • Responsible for weekly data for inclusion in all weekly financial reporting.  Analyze variance reports.
  • Reconcile monthly physical inventories and ensure applicable procedures are followed.
  • Manage five office personnel. Responsible for general office manager duties.
  • Oversee the plant’s accounts payable and payroll functions.
  • Responsible for general ledger accuracy.
  • Assist in the development of the annual budget.
  • Oversee plant’s traceability functions and exercises.   Ensure regulatory compliance with USDA, FDA and WDA and act as liaison for regulatory compliance auditors, as well as internal auditors.
  • Responsible for maintenance of plant’s production record keeping, to include license or permit application and maintenance.
  • Responsible for plant and office computer equipment; act as plant liaison for IT.
  • Analyze, interpret and communicate data needed for sound business and financial decision-making.
  • Assume an active role in the plant Safety Programs to include involvement in the plant Safety Teams.
  • Communicate and interact effectively with all personnel, all departments, sister plants and all levels of management to ensure the smooth operation of the process.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.


  • Values that align with the company culture:  efficiency through simplicity, family environment, ownership and commitment, hands on approach, passion.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment required; dairy processing background preferred.
  • Proficient computer skills in MS Office Suite required, and AS400/Maestro preferred.
  • Must possess strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal, communication and supervisory skills.
  • Must be detail-oriented, possess good time management and be able to multi-task.
  • Ability to lead, influence, motivate people, and promote quality, safety, and teamwork.
  • Ability to work flexible hours - weekends and holidays.

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