• Plant Controller

    Job Locations US-IL-Elk Grove Village
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  • Company Overview

    Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.


    Leading to better.

    Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!


    Leading to better, together. 

    Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

    • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
    • Empowering our people
    • Promoting diverse thinking
    • Investing in innovation
    • Acting on sustainability
    • Embracing our differences

    Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation.


    Description and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for general financial accounting; recording financial data; reconciliation of ledger accounts, resolution of month-edits for the period closing.
    • Responsible for the Fixed Asset System – reporting and Kerry audit compliance.
    • Business partner with manufacturing. Make recommendations based on trends, business opportunities, and potential improvements in efficiency or cost savings.
    • Ensures compliance to required regulations and standards.


    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an applicable field of study such as Accounting, Finance, or Business.
    • Proven knowledge and understanding of general accounting principles as related to a manufacturing environment.
    • Achievement in financial reporting and analysis.
    • Proven ability to lead with the following key competencies: Technical Expertise, Strategic Thinking & Influence, Process Optimization, and Leading & Managing Change
    • Minimum 3 years of Cost Accounting and Inventory experience



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