Job Description

Do you want to be part of a team that aspires to improve the quality of life for others? Are you interested in efficient manufacturing processes that promote sustainability? Do you feel a sense of accomplishment in a job well done? At Carpenter Co., we challenge our employees to learn from and inspire one another - all levels of the company collaborate, communicate and constantly improve to achieve shared goals. If that sounds like an environment in which you will thrive, Carpenter Co. could be a great fit for you!

Carpenter Co. has an immediate opening for a Plant Accountant at our Russellville, KY manufacturing plant.  This position is responsible for assisting the Division Accountant/Controller in daily accounting functions. 

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence.  The successful candidate will perform various clerical and routine accounting tasks to include preparing journal entries, assist with updating existing materials and creating new ones, standard costing as well as preparing weekly reports.

Additional responsibilities of the Plant Accountant may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist with P&L reviews
  • Perform cost analysis as assigned
  • Assist with monthly inventories
  • Review accounts payable invoices
  • Review daily and weekly price change reports
  • Assist with monthly costing runs
  • Assist with purchase orders when needed 
  • Assist plant operations team with material/production issues
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • Experience with SAP is a plus
  • 2-4 years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills; both oral and written

Important Notes

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristics.

Carpenter Co. conducts pre-employment drug testing on all applicants that receive and accept a written offer of employment.