Accounting Clerk

Job Locations US-MI-Saline
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/29/2020 3:31 PM)
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Performs various accounting functions including verification of production paperwork, inventory record accuracy tracking, trace recalls, shipment pick slip creation, and data tracking for our focus-improvement team.  Receptionist for front office.


Daily Functions:

  • Reconciles all production data including correct lot code recording.
  • Measures, documents, and communicates production variances and schedule attainment.
  • Closes daily production schedules and reviews production reports for accuracy and yield factors.
  • Records various production related data including scrap, bag usage, operator efficiency, etc.
  • Creates pick sheets for shipping department and adjusts outgoing orders if needed.
  • Enters production schedules.
  • Requests, records, and verifies cycle counts in accordance with our inventory record accuracy policy.
  • Meets and greets visitors entering through the front office entrance.


Monthly Functions:

  • Assists in gathering information for plant/corporate monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Assists in the monthly and year-end physical inventory and reconciliation process.
  • Maintains daily, weekly, and monthly inventory transaction reports for the plant.


As Needed:

  • Assists in new product set-up, cost development, and standard cost revisions as needed for production models.
  • Contributes and participates in at least one of our operational excellence teams.
  • Participates in trace recall efforts.
  • Performs special projects as requested.
  • Ensures compliance to quality, food safety, 5S, OSHA and HACCP support programs; assures conformity to all company, customer and government standards.


  • BS/BA degree in accounting or related field with working experience (or) 3-5 years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in a food industry.
  • Working knowledge of accounting systems and manufacturing processes.
  • Computer literate – proficient with Office 2010 with emphasis in excel programs. Prefer advance excel skills i.e. v-lookups, pivot tables etc.

Working Conditions/Environment

Works primarily in an office environment, with 25% or less time in a manufacturing environment, where the employee is regularly required to speak, read, sit, stand, walk, climb, crouch, lift, reach, grasp and bend while moving about the facility. Requires some lifting of moderately heavy items such as file boxes. May be required to work overtime and/or weekends as needed. The employee may periodically be exposed to non-ambient temperatures, odors, dust, oil, slippery floors, moving parts/equipment. The noise level in the office is moderate and loud in some locations in the plant. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), hair/beard nets, etc. are required as necessary in accordance with the company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and safety standards.


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