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Robert Half Plant Accountant in Hallam, Nebraska


Robert Half is seeking a Plant Accountant for a rapidly growing and lucrative organization headquartered out of Lincoln, NE with plant locations across the Midwest. This role will work primarily in the plant location in Hallam, NE on a weekly basis. The role will be focused within financial processes related to inventory, cost accounting, expense reporting, budgeting and forecasting for the Olive Creek facility.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly plant accounting

  • Help lead Inventory & Cost of Goods Manufactured figures weekly

  • Reconciliation of finished goods and other inventory using FIFO accounting method

  • Monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts and other plant accounts in the general ledger

  • Assist in conducting monthly variance analysis focused on costs, price, yields, and other key metrics related to plant output

  • In-depth analysis of expense related operational figures regarding manufacturing costs

  • Preparation and assistance in preparing yearly audits for the facilities and their financials

  • Overseeing and evaluating Key Performance Metrics and other related indicators to help drive growth and improve operational performance metrics

  • Prepare monthly actual vs. budgets and prepare yearly operating budget

  • Forecasting expenses, capital spend, and other income statement variance reporting

  • Monthly preparation of fixed asset reporting and tracking

  • Overseeing capital projects while comparing to budget and forecast

  • Assist in the improvement and implementation of more efficient accounting and ERP system procedures

  • Potential assistance in ERP system implementation for upgrades or conversions in the future


Prerequisite Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting a must have

  • Experience working within a Manufacturing/Energy/Commodities related organization a must have

  • Minimum 4+ years of total accounting experience

  • CMA, CPA, or MBA license/degree highly sought after but NOT a must have

  • Ability to work extensively within highly integrated ERP accounting systems relating to plant costs and reporting

  • Ability to work closely with all levels of organizational staff levels up to Executive/Board level

  • Ability to present high level financial results and analysis to Executive and Senior Leadership

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