Accounting & Finance Elkhart, Indiana


Position at Swift Prepared Foods

Purpose & Scope:

The Accounting Specialist position will perform a variety of accounting and financial tasks and will report directly to the Plant Controller. This position is a hands-on role that will work with multiple functional areas and product category owners to gather and report financial data. This position will manage the plant’s AP processing, tracking/reconciliation, and reporting related to plant expenses as well as fixed assets. This position will assist the accounting department in various reports, inventory management, costing functions, and month-end requirements.

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Manage AP inquires and AP processing
  • Manage fixed asset closings
  • Assist with production and financial reports
  • Assist reconciling inventories
  • Assist with product costing accounting activities and reporting
  • Assist with month-end close responsibilities
  • Work with the Plant Controller in special projects assigned by Corporate and/or local management

 Working Conditions:

  • General office environment
  • Production and maintenance settings
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures on occasion
  • Weekend work required on occasion


Education: Associate’s degree in finance or accounting preferred

Experience: 3+ years accounting experience

Special Skills:

  • SAP or comparable ERP system experience preferred
  • Must be able to communicate effectively - verbally and in writing
  • Excel experience and proficient in all other Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work proactively in a high-paced deadline oriented environment
  • Excellent organizational skills required