Regional Accounting Manager

Date: May 24, 2019

Location: Lincolnshire, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

We have the ability to hire in the following locations: Mason (MI), Lincolnshire (IL), Leola (PA), Federalsburg (MD), Horse Cave (KY), Waxahachie (TX), or Dallas (TX)


At Dart, we believe business is a human endeavor and that the contributions of our employees are vital to our company’s success. We are currently looking for our next Regional Accounting Manager who can add an energetic and strategic view to our Accounting Manufacturing group.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to supervise a decentralized plant accounting organization that is responsible for the development of manufacturing’s standard costs and spend analysis.  You will work closely with two other regional accounting managers in managing the daily product costing activities and month-end accounting of our US plant locations while also providing guidance in the accounting activities at our manufacturing plants.  While there will be times we will need you to think quickly on your feet, we also need a strategic thinker who can assist with projects and the implementation of process changes to achieve administrative efficienciesWe operate in an integrated SAP environment and we are continuously expanding our capabilities to analyze operating costs in support of plant management decision-making.


If you have a strong desire to drive change, teach others and make things better, then Dart wants you!


Day-to-Day Role:

·         Establish, maintain and review location standard cost systems; support the systems used to develop and analyze product costs

·         Supervise preparation and analysis of monthly cost center spending, inventory levels, and production standard earned for plant management at each assigned location

·         Ensure valued inventories have accurate quantities and are properly valued in accordance with GAAP

·         Oversee and analyze the cost of goods sold section of financial statements in support of the monthly financial close

·         Acquire a detailed understanding of company processes, procedures and plant accounting internal controls

·         Identify, recommend and document plant accounting process improvements and procedures


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

·         Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting, or related field of study

·         Ten (10) years of experience in cost accounting

·         Ten (10) years of experience working in a manufacturing environment with plant managers and other business partners

·         Five (5) years of experience in implementing accounting process improvements

·         Knowledge of query, reporting and data analysis tools

·         Knowledge of ERP systems, preferably SAP

·         Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license

·         Up to 25% domestic travel (may vary by assigned region)

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

·         CPA or CMA certification


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.



Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Job Segment: ERP, Regional Manager, Manager, SAP, Plant Manager, Technology, Management, Manufacturing

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