Job Description

Carpenter Co. has a career opportunity available for an Accountant at our Russellville, KY manufacturing facility. This is a great opportunity to join a thriving organization committed to operational excellence that offers stability, excellent benefits and a place to learn and grow professionally.

The Accountant will be responsible for providing accounting support for the plant.  This position will work closely with Division Management to help identify cost efficiencies.  This position requires a self-starter that enjoys working in a manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the cost development of finished goods/SAP SKU standards
  • Assist in month end closing procedures
  • Monitor A/P functions and act as a backup for purchasing
  • Monitor material usage and reconcile actual vs. standard budget
  • Provides management support and assistance as necessary
  • Play a key financial role in the daily operations of the plant location

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 1+ years of Accounting or costing experience
  • Possess a good understanding of cost accounting and physical inventory
  • High degree of accuracy with a strong attention to detail
  • Must possess effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, handle multiple requests simultaneously and work with specific deadlines
  • Assist the Division Accountant in other tasks and serve as a backup as requested
  • Experience with SAP and proficiency in Excel is a plus
  • Must be flexible, adaptable, team oriented and able to work independently