Associate Cost Accountant

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Mason, MI, US

Company: Dart Container


Dart Container has an exciting opportunity for an entry level Cost Accountant position, which will allow for an individual to join a global manufacturing company, setting the industry standard of excellence. Our Associate Cost Accountant will be responsible for reviewing bills of materials, routings, and overhead rates for various product lines manufactured at several Dart locations.


Our successful candidate will be an analytical individual, who is self-motivated and thrives on attention to detail. They will have the ability to take ownership of key product costing tasks that impact our strategic plan objectives, while interacting with several levels of management, at both the plant and corporate level.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Prepare routine/recurring journal entries and account reconciliations on a monthly basis
  • Analyze plant financial data, including cost center reports, activity rates, variances, and inventory valuation
  • Complete timely month-end and year-end close of the controlling module
  • Monitor internal controls which supports segregation of duties and adequate control over company assets


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree required with a preferred emphasis in accounting, finance or business
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to utilize business sense and creativity to develop new ideas and solutions
  • Works well in a team environment, working towards the common goal of the department as a whole
  • Up to 5% domestic and international travel
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license and passport
  • Additional work hours during critical times of the year including weekends and evenings


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • SAP experience
  • Cost analysis experience

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.

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