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Plant Accountant

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Richfield, ID, US, 83301

Company: Glanbia

Plant Accountant - Richfield


Location: Richfield, ID (ONSITE)


Job Summary

The Richfield Plant Accountant serves as a trusted business partner on the site leadership team; contributing to all areas of site management, providing strong proactive financial leadership and consultation as needed, with support from the Operations Controller – Gooding and Richfield. The Plant Accountant is responsible for the review and monitoring of all activities occurring at the manufacturing facilities involving or having a financial impact on the company.


Essential Functions

  • Oversee financial aspects of all plant operations including budgeting and forecasting
  • Serve as a trusted business partner on Richfield leadership team. The Richfield Assistant Plant Controller works closely with the plant managerial team to provide relevant analytical support, insight, and influence in operational decision making. This includes providing interpretation and education of complex financial and operational processes/model to various departmental leaders.
  • Responsible for monitoring compliance regarding a range of procedures and internal controls relating to plant activity.
  • Responsible for site operational modeling (operations efficiency monitor, yields, revenue deviation, etc.)
  • Validate financial cost savings and business case portfolios associated with capital investment projects as well as site operational improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for capital expenditure project accounting including ROI analysis, project spend vs. plan, and maintaining the site fixed asset registry.
  • Responsible for supervision and development of accounting staff, including execution of salaried and salaried non-exempt PDP processes and continuous performance feedback.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.



  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance; or a minimum of three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiply projects simultaneously.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals. Participates in special projects/ action teams.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.


Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to loud noise levels (i.e. manufacturing equipment).
  • May be exposed to fumes and toxic chemicals.


Travel Requirements

    • Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.



Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities, with or without reasonable accommodation, efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


This is an accurate description of the essential functions of my position.




At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Twin Falls