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Plant Accountant

Anchor Glass Container

Anchor Glass Container

Accounting & Finance
Shakopee, MN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Job Title

Financial Analyst

About Us:

Anchor Glass Container Corporation, headquartered in Tampa, Florida, is a leading North American manufacturer of premium glass containers with six, strategically located production facilities throughout the US. Founded in 1983, Anchor serves many of the most iconic and recognizable consumer packaging brands in the beer, beverage, spirits and food industries. Anchor Glass Container Corporation strives to exceed customer expectations through unrelenting attention to detail. What we do goes beyond glass making. We find incredible meaning in all the small things that create enriching experiences for customers and consumers alike. Everything we do – creating, customizing, shipping, collaborating – we do with the customer’s best interests in mind. Each solution is the result of a thousand-and-one details coming together in brilliant succession, thanks to our team of experts that do whatever it takes to make life easier and more enjoyable for our customers. With over 2,000 US-based team members, Anchor Glass has the size and scale to service all of your glass packaging needs, without the complexity and bureaucracy associated with larger suppliers. Excellence is in the details!

Job Summary

Compiles and analyzes financial information for an organization. Develops expense analyses, projections, reports, and presentations. Analyzes monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and ensures financial information has been recorded accurately. Performs financial forecasting and reconciliations of internal accounts.


Analyze facility financial results and measures to determine where opportunities for improvement exist. Compile cost summaries of facility projects. Assist in annual budget preparation and monthly administration - including labor, expenses, production and major projects. Assist in preparation of monthly forecasts of production, labor, materials, utilities and all other expenses. Administer corporate accounting and financial policies. Assist with any physical inventories when required including finished goods, molds, storeroom, fixed assets, raw materials, etc. in an audit function. Reconcile month end inventories, outside warehouses, utilities and production records. Prepare month end accruals and enter all journal entries. Understand and assist with all production calculations and standards. Prepare all miscellaneous invoices as needed. Analyze spending on Major Projects. Assist Regional Controller with presentations as needed. Maintain all the various monthly logs and reports for Corporate. Attend daily meetings and interact with other plant personnel as necessary. Update various plant reporting as required. Analyze weekly, monthly expenditures for accuracy. Assist with annual external audits requests. Participate with special projects as needed.


Bachelor’s degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Must possess strong analytical skills and be detailed oriented. Proficient in Microsoft office including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Access databases. Strong communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of management.