Staff Accountant


Ahoskie, NC

Industry: Energy / Utilities


Less than 5 years

Posted 451 days ago

  by    Glenn Pack

This job is no longer available.

Plant Accountant Job Description.

Assist the Plant Controller

·      Take weekly and monthly inventories, including raw material, spare parts, and consumable inventories.

·      Prepare journal entries and supporting documentation during the corporate monthly financial close.

·      Assist the Plant Controller with performing balance sheet reconciliations during the corporate monthly financial close.

·      Assist the Plant Controller with completing bi-weekly forecasts and the annual budget.

·      Support analyses to improve forecast accuracy and operational decision making.

·      Other tasks as assigned.


·      Effective communication with the port’s Office Manager to ensure that all loads leaving the plant were subsequently received by the port.

·      Timely resolution of any daily reconciling items or potential inventory discrepancies.

·      Other tasks as assigned.


·      Receive and reconcile invoices to purchase orders, purchase requisitions, and receiving reports for goods and services (three way matching).

·      Effective communication with the Office Manager and Receiving Clerk to identify and resolve any inconsistencies within the three way match.

·      Obtain appropriate approval for payment of invoices received that do not have a purchase requisition or purchase order number.

·      Ensure that appropriate salestax is either included on the vendor invoice or tracked on a daily log to assist Plant Controller with the monthly accrual and payment.

·      Ensure transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.

·      Responsible for the accurate coding and timely processing of invoices.

·      Investigate and resolve all discrepancies associated with the processing of invoices.

·      Ensure all documentation supporting invoices are combined and filed.

·      a monthly recurring payment log and ensure all vendors are paid within terms.

·      Ensure all vendor invoices are scanned and saved with appropriate naming convention for posting by the Regional AP Team Lead.

·      Review the coding of purchase orders and confirm the appropriate accounting treatment of invoices including prepaid expenses and fixed assets.

·      Responsible for vendor correspondence.

·      Reconcile vendor statements and resolve discrepancies.

·      Other tasks as assigned.


·      B.A. /B.S. in Accounting required.

·      At least 3-5years relevant accounting experience.

·      Experience with accounts payable and purchasing functions required.

·      Meticulous and self-motivated individual with good interpersonal skills.

·      Ability to meet tight deadlines and manage high volume transactions.

·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·      Ability to multi-task.

·      Open to change and willing to learn new skills.

·      Ability to follow up on pending issues.

·      Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

·      Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.

·      Demonstrated ability to plan and organize your own work activities, manage time efficiently and follow policies and procedures.

·      Proficient with Microsoft Office programs and accounting software (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, or other ERP system).

·      Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial data.

·      Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff.