Sample Plant Accountant Resume

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Corey Smith
979 SW 39th St
Tarzana, CA 91335

Job Objective Seeking to obtain a Plant Accountant position with an organization where I can utilize my accounting skills and be an asset to the employer.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Outstanding professional experience in manufacturing and cost accounting
  • In depth knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP, Excel, ERP system and Microsoft suite
  • In-depth knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Amazing ability to examine and verify financial documents and reports
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and guide financial performance
  • Remarkable ability to handle challenging issues with diplomacy
  • Strong communication and written skills

Professional Experience:

Plant Accountant, August 2005 – Present
MRINetwork, Tarzana, CA

  • Ensured all company financial accounting policies and systems are in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP).
  • Assisted in directing the activities of finance and accounting staff in all areas of accounts payable AP, accounts receivable AR, general ledger GL, and related functions.
  • Prepared quarterly and annual budgets, cash flow, and forecasts to provide financial management of the facility.
  • Prepared, identified and implemented cost reduction opportunities to drive continuous improvement of plant performance.

Plant Accountant, May 2000 – July 2005
Saputo Cheese USA Inc, Tarzana, CA

  • Ensured inputs and outputs of inventory are accurate and timely, including the audit of weekly standard hours earned.
  • Reviewed standard product routings and bill of materials for accuracy.
  • Reviewed and analyzed product margins and spending variances.
  • Audited and reconciled Accounts Payable inventory purchase and purchase price variance for weekly general ledger interface.
  • Computed journal entries for cost of sales, labor, overhead, and inter-plant transfers.
  • Prepared supplemental info as requested by the finance manager and plant manager.


Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

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