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Plant Accountant

Job Summary

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing all accounting activities for the corporation, which includes day-to-day accounting activities company-wide and managing the accounting staff.


  • At CalPortland Safety is First.  As such we expect following all safety policies, including proper use of Personal Protective Equipment and participation in annual MSHA training.
  • Work side by side with the plant manager while keeping in compliance under GAAP.
  • Manage the timely and accurate completion of the month-end financial close and all post-closing analysis and reporting.
  • Present financial results on a monthly and quarterly basis to Plant and CPC management.
  • Prepare and coordinate the compilation of the annual plant budget for all departments.
  • Work with plant management to ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures.
  • Actively support and execute internal controls via audits and on-going self-assessments ensuring compliance with JSOX.
  • Participate in process improvement, standardization and system implementation projects as they arise.
  • Work with other accounting managers to share knowledge and best practices
  • Backup for daily production reporting


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field


  • SAP experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of GAAP, FASB and IFRS reporting standards
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, especially in complex reconciliation functions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel and Word


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated ongoing drug and alcohol testing.


Plant Accountant

Job Req ID:  1301
Job Type:  Salaried

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