Plant Accountant

Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes

Accounting & Finance
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Plant Accountant

The Plant Accountant supports the Carlisle, PA finance team and is primarily responsible for providing analysis of key plant performance metrics, sharing insights with plant operations and leadership regarding performance trends, and ensuring policy compliance with monthly financial reporting.

This role can be based in Carlisle, PA (preferred) or Arden Hills, MN.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Conduct month-end responsibilities including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet account reconciliations, and management reports.

  • Prepare and assess fixed asset capital requests.

  • Prepare financial and operating metrics for the plant leadership team to drive continuous improvement in plant costs.

  • Code invoices and Investigate and resolve discrepancies. Other duties as necessary.

Experience & Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in manufacturing accounting preferred.

  • Experience with Fixed Assets and Month End closing highly preferred.

  • Must have a strong aptitude for numbers, be well organized, and be able to demonstrate proficient computer skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, JDE and other ERP systems.

  • Sound understanding of GAAP.


  • Knowledge of ERP software highly preferred.

  • MS Office with intermediate skills in Excel.

  • Highly detail oriented and organized.

  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.

  • Effectively communicates with all levels of the organization. Demonstrates excellent oral, and written communication skills.

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Join us and be part of a Fortune 250, farmer- and member-owned cooperative that is reimagining the business of food. We have been named a Top Workplace by Indeed and LinkedIn, and to the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

We provide a broad portfolio of benefits to keep you and your family at your best. Land O'Lakes is Where Your Future Takes Root.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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