Kerry Plant Controller (New Century, KS, US, 66031) in New Century, Kansas

Requisition ID 2344

Position Type (US)Full Time

Career Function Accounting/Finance

Recruiter AD1

Posting Type LI

Career Builder CB

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

At our New Century facility we create dry sweet and cereal products that delight our customers. We work hard, play hard, and give back to the community we work in through our Kerry employee engagement program. We are located a commutable 30 minutes north of the Kansas City metro area. If you’re looking to build a career in finance with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you.

Key responsibilities

The Plant Controller is extremely important to our team. We will rely on you to manage inventory for the plant and have direct responsibility for item costing. We’ll count on you to provide accurate plant financial and statistical data for management and make timely, informed decisions concerning financial performance of the business. Bring your walking shoes, because walking the plant and engaging in personnel is an important part of your job each day. You will not just sit behind a desk and crunch numbers! In this position, you can help create products that have an impact on a family’s bottom line savings.

Qualifications and skills

There are a few requirements you’ll need to be successful in this job:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting is required; We’d love you to have a CPA, CMA or equivalent but it’s not required.

  • Do you have time management skills? We will reply on you to manage multiple ongoing projects in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.

  • Solid accounting experience is extremely important us, so bring your long term strategic planning skills and the ability to bring the plan to life. From investing analysis, profitability analysis, intercompany allocations, your know how will keep us on the right path.

  • Do you have experience in manufacturing? We’d like you to come in with a solid understanding of the complexities, regulations, safety requirements, and general operational needs of an effective manufacturing environment. This will help you be successful more quickly in this role.

investing analysis, acquisition, capital, cost management, capital reporting, budgeting, forecasting, profitability analysis, financial reporting, managing fixed assets, closing the books, processing accounts receivable and accounts payable, budgeting, intercompany allocations, year-end audit and technical accounting.

400 Prairie Village Drive, New Century, Kansas 66031

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. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request.