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Plant Accountant

EAU CLAIRE, WI - Distribution/Manufacturing/Fleet | Full Time | Accounting/Finance
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Job Description

Position Summary

This is an entry-level position that involves specialized work in developing and maintaining financial data at the manufacturing plants.  Work involves preparation, development and administration of: Audits, Accounts Payable, Financial Reports, Inter company reports, Information Flow, Inventory, and Production reports.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Inventory
    • Maintain accuracy in receiving, month end paperwork, inventory adjustments, usage, and costing


  • Accounts Payable
    • Complete a monthly comparison between receipts and outstanding payments to verify accuracy of Income Statements
    • Audit paperwork for accuracy and create unpaid invoice lists


  • Financial Reporting
    • Complete daily production reports for Management
    • Complete monthly Inter-Company journal entries
    • Summarize daily/weekly financial information into a Plant Scorecard


  • Bill of Material Maintenance
    • Enter new items into the system as needed by plant managers
    • Modify bill of materials based on product changes and fluctuation to ensure accurate raw materials usages and inventory counts.


  • Order Processing
    • Enter and process orders through the system in a timely manner
    • Handle questions or problems forwarded from the Menards stores


Additional Responsibilities

Any additional accounting related functions or special reporting projects as assigned by the Plant Controller or Plant Manager.

Skills & Requirements

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Working knowledge of modern accounting methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products- Excel, Access, Word,
  • Good data entry skills
  • Able to write and speak clearly and accurately
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Midwest Manufacturing managers.