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Accountant, Senior at BWAY in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

Mauser Packaging Solutions (formerly known as the BWAY Corporation) is the global leader of rigid metal and plastic containers in the world. We have over 11,000 employees worldwide with 150+ locations and approximately $4 billion in revenue. Our diverse products and broad geographic reach have made us a market leader in the general line packaging industry with an impressive track record of growth. The North American Small Packaging (NASP) business unit is the largest of the four business units / reporting segments and is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. If you are looking for an exciting employment experience and are driven to achieve in a dynamic, growth-minded environment, you have come to the right place!

Position Overview

Key responsibilities include supporting month-end closing; performing production and variance reporting; analyzing inventories and reserves; performing quarterly reconciliations; supporting external audits; and other duties as they relate to Plant Accounting. These responsibilities span the 18 Plastics Plants and 9 Metal Plants as well as divisional cost centers for each. The role is based in our Atlanta (Sandy Springs), GA office and will require occasional travel (5-10%). This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Central Plant Accounting and will be joining a team of four accounting professionals dedicated to driving performance.


  • Prepare and analyze monthly slow-moving inventory ensuring proper reserve levels
  • Prepare and analyze monthly capitalized variances
  • Prepare and analyze monthly inbound / outbound freight expenses
  • Prepare and analyze consignment inventory ensuring accurate inventory levels.
  • Reconcile inventory accounts and various balance sheet accounts for the Metal and Plastic Divisions
  • Support semi-annual physical inventories
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors for both Plastic and Metal Plants / Divisions
  • Support other plant accounting projects throughout the year as well as accounting/plant personnel in the field.
  • Perform various other work-related duties.

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required; applicable Masters-level degree and/or Professional certification (CPA, CMA) preferred
  • The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of progressive and relevant experience with a minimum of 5 years in a cost accounting role for a multi-plant manufacturing company.
  • Strong and demonstrable analytics skills, including very strong Excel skills are a must. Experience in other analytic tools (Power Query, Tableau, etc.) is a plus.
  • Solid experience and knowledge of a mainstream ERP financial system is required; SAP experience / expertise is strongly desired.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment where flexibility and a high comfort with change are key success attributes
  • Must be a self-starter who completes projects with a sense of urgency and with a high attention to accuracy and detail
  • Strong and pro-active communication skills will be essential due to the multi-site locations being supported.
  • Must be available for occasional travel (5-10%).