Champaign, Illinois

Position Description:

We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual for our Accounting Assistant position. This is a multi-tasking position in which you will have the opportunity to learn many aspects of accounting, including daily invoicing, rebate accrual, billings, and other processes. The key to growth opportunity within our company is the ability to work in a fast paced environment while ensuring accuracy and attention to detail.

Responsibilities:
  • Accounts payable responsibilities including reconciling invoices and receiving documents, submitting invoices for payment
  • Review of expense reports
  • Generate requisitions and purchase orders to process payments
  • Works with vendors or buyers to resolve invoicing errors
  • Generate various reports including daily expense reports, monthly close reports, and cycle counting summaries
  • Maintain the Fixed Assets Control accounting systems to include additions, transfers, and disposal of assets
  • Assists with the Fixed Asset Audits including recording and tagging of items
  • Assists with inventory audits
  • Customer returns and credit memo's
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
  • High School Graduate. An Associate in Accounting and/or relevant experience is preferred.
  • Proficient with MS Excel Spreadsheets and MS Office Suite
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with associates internal and external of the company.
  • SAP experience preferred

Plastipak is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Champaign, Illinois

A global leader in the science of flexible packaging and barrier technology, Plastipak has instituted packaging enhancements that continue to set industry standards. Our manufacturing competencies span the full gamut of customer requirements, affording consumers the latest in packaging design, labeling, filling and delivery. Direct links into our supply chain allow customers quick access to information supporting material planning, quality assurance and inventory control.

Named one of America's Best Mid-Sized Employers by Forbes in 2021, Plastipak offers many great benefits, including:

  • MEDICAL, DENTAL AND VISION INSURANCE
  • PAID TIME OFF (PTO) AND COMPANY HOLIDAYS
  • PART TIME AND FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES
  • 401(K) AND PROFIT SHARING PLAN WITH COMPANY MATCH
  • TUITION ASSISTANCE
  • COMPANY PAID LIFE INSURANCE AND DISABILITY
  • DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT
  • TELEMEDICINE
  • PET INSURANCE
  • TECHNICAL SKILLS TRAINING
  • LEADERSHIP TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • REFERRAL BONUS PROGRAM

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