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Plant Accountant

at Silgan Containers

Posted: 3/22/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10509
Keywords: payroll

Job Description

Join a winning culture where achievements are recognized and celebrated!

You have been waiting for this career opportunity! As the Plant Accountant you will be responsible  

  • Responsible for vendor payments, reviewing and matching invoices, manual entry of miscellaneous invoices into OnBase
  • Hourly payroll (weekly): review hourly employee punches in Kronos, research missing punches and work with the Regional Payroll team to ensure employees are paid correctly. Tracking attendance and vacation usage
  • Manage the petty cash box: reimburse employees as needed, balance and prepare check request for replenishment at month end
  • Capital Project: Keep a log on all current capital jobs, update log monthly, close jobs as needed prior to month end,  post capital labor to capital job
  • Accounts Payable: run reports from purchase order and A/P systems monthly, reconcile to General Ledger, review and clean up the open purchase order and unpaid receivers report
  • Coil Receiving: confirm receipts of coils in the Enterprise One system
  • Expense Reports: check math and assign G/L accounts, obtain Plant Manager’s signature for approval, enter in E1 A/P system for reimbursement
  • Month End Duties: Ensure all A/P entries are accurately entered into the A/P system by the end of the first day of close. Accrue all items that have been received during the month and are awaiting an invoice, Reconcile monthly A/P General Ledger Accounts as designated. Must be available the first two working days of each month for possible overtime.
  • Travel Arrangements: hotel and car rental reservations, travel advances, EZ Pass, Hotel contracts
  • Maintain copies of all Certificate of Insurance for outside contractor work; maintain copies of all leases; track and send items to the lock box
  • Maintain and distribute plant phone list; maintain salaried employees addresses and phone numbers list
  • Other duties as assigned by the Plant Controller, Plant Superintendent or Plant Manager.

You will love it here if:

  • You have a can-do, will-do attitude
  • Enjoy working with numbers
  • Strong analytical skills and high attention to details 

We need you to have:

  • Associates or Bachelor Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.
  • Basic knowledge of the operation of the equipment and the flow of material throughout the plant.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Excellent computer skills. Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel, and Access.  AS400 (JD Edwards).
  • Experience with OnBase, Kronos, Workday, Enterprise One
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent time-management skills.
  • Good mathematical skills.

What we offer:

  • A stable, reliable and environmentally conscious company
  • A great culture where you feel like a member of our family
  • A comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, & life insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid time off, wellness program, tuition reimbursement and more

Who We Are:

Silgan Containers is the largest provider of metal food packaging in the United States. Trusted by America’s most respected brands, our reputation is based on a foundation of quality, excellence and unsurpassed technical expertise. We pride ourselves on being a solution-based partner to our customers and work hard to earn their business every day.