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Plant Accountant

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: High Point, NC, US

Company: Leggett & Platt

We, at Leggett & Platt Inc., are searching for a(n) Plant Accountant to support our Conover, NC, and High Point, NC branches in our Home Furniture business.  In our Furniture Components business, we design, manufacture, and distribute a wide range of components and finished products that enhance comfort, motion, and style in the work and home furniture industry.  From surface-critical bent tube assemblies and molded plywood components to chair mechanisms, bases, arms, seats, and backs, our Furniture Components business brings diverse world-class manufacturing capabilities together in the production and assembly of high-quality products.  If you join our team, your work will ensure people across the world have a little more comfort in their lives.


In this hybrid work environment, you will have the opportunity to manage the variety of accounting activities of two locations and you will have the opportunity to work with many different non-accounting areas of the branches and the organization.  Your contributions will have a direct impact on the business by assisting the branch management team to help interpret, understand, and use financial results and forecasts to positively manage our business.


If you are looking for career growth, this is an excellent opportunity that can lead to a number of career paths including Controllership, Corporate Finance positions, Division/Group Finance/Accounting, and Branch Management!


So, what will you be doing as a(n) Plant Accountant?

  • Coordinate the monthly financial close.  Functions include inventory valuation, inventory in-transit reports, prepare journal entries
  • Prepare and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy and completeness.
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain the costing system, financial scrap reports, and branch reporting
  • Monitor internal control processes to ensure they meet the Company’s requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation of capital expenditure and maintain control over fixed assets
  • Assist Corporate Departments (primarily Corporate Accounting) with monthly, quarterly, and annual financial and data requests.
  • Review/prepare annual overhead analysis


To be successful in this role, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of related accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA/CMA or MBA a plus, but not required
  • Ability to obtain advanced Microsoft Excel skills – willing to train!
  • Ability to work with financial statements– willing to train!
  • Ability to communicate to different levels in the organization
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and organizing tasks to meet firm deadlines
  • Recent college graduates with degrees in related fields will be considered


What to Do Next

Now that you’ve had a chance to learn more about us, what are you waiting for! Apply today and allow us the opportunity to learn more about you and the value you can bring to our team. Once you apply, be sure to create a profile, and sign up for job alerts, so you can be the first to know when new opportunities become available.


Our Values

Our values speak to our shared beliefs, and describe how we approach working together.

  • Put People First reflects our commitment to safety and care of each other, learning and development, and creating an inclusive environment of mutual respect, empathy and belonging.
  • Do the Right Thing focuses us on acting with honesty and integrity, delivering the results the right way, taking pride in our work, and speaking the truth – good or bad.
  • Do Great Work…Together occurs when we engage without hierarchy, collaborate as a team, embrace challenges, and work for the good of all of us.
  • Take Ownership and Raise the Bar demonstrates our responsibility to add value and make a difference, challenge the status quo and biases to make things better, foster innovative and creative solutions to drive impact, and explore new perspectives and embrace change.


Our Commitment to You

We're actively taking steps to make sure our culture is inclusive and that our processes and practices promote equity for all. Leggett & Platt is comprised of people of all abilities, gender identities and expressions, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, veteran status, and more. Join us!


We welcome and encourage applications if you meet the minimum qualifications. Even if you do not meet the preferred qualifications, we’d love the opportunity to consider you.


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