Accounting Manager:Plant Accounting

  • Location
    Wayne, New Jersey
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 110000 - $ 130000

Accounting Manager – Plant Accounting in Wayne, NJ

A food manufacturing company in Wayne, NJ is looking to hire an Accounting Manager who is ready to step up into a Plant Controller position. The company is a specialty food manufacturer with over 300 million in revenues.

Salary range up to 130k. 

Accounting Manager Job responsibilities:

•The individual will be responsible for overseeing a team of Analysts and Accountants in the month end close

•Lead the budgeting/forecasting

•Cost Accounting: review plant expenses, accurate inventory costing, review of manufacturing order reports for costing and investigate variances

•Planning, studying, and collecting data to determine costs of business activity such as raw material purchases, inventory and labor.

•Analyzing changes in product design, raw materials, manufacturing methods or services provided, to determine effects on cost

•Analyzing actual manufacturing costs and preparing periodic reports comparing standard costs to actual production costs

•Recording cost information for use in controlling expenditures

•Analyzing audits of costs and preparing reports

•Making estimates of new and proposed product costs

•Providing management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.

•Maintaining standards

•Assisting in month end closes

•Leads the annual physical inventories

•Establishment of a cycle count program and monitor and report results

•Reconciles finished goods inventories

•Assist in the preparation of annual budgets and rolling forecasts

•Serves as the primary liaison between plant operations and Corporate Finance

•Establishes and maintains local site internal controls in concert with Corporate direction

Accounting Manager Job Qualifications:

•4 year degree in Accounting or a related business from a recognized university experience in a manufacturing environment

•CPA or CMA a plus

•Exceptional Excel

•Ability to work and communicate with all levels of the organization is critical

•Plant Accounting experience big plus, strong cost accounting skills

•Ability to lead a team and work well with cross functional teams

Please email your resume to for immediate consideration