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Motrex LLC Plant Accountant in Forest City, Missouri


One of Forest City's long-standing companies is hiring! Introducing ... Element Resources. Element is one of the leading Battery Recycling facilities in the country and has been a mainstay in the Forest City community for over 30 years. Did you know that batteries are the most recycled product in the world with a more than 99 percent recycling rate? Element provides an essential supply of recycled products to America's battery manufacturers to produce high quality, top performing batteries to power cars, trucks and forklifts, which are vital to keeping our country's supply chain running.

The Plant Accountant Responsibilities include auditing, updating and analyzing cost data to detect control deficiencies, liabilities, or non-compliance to controls; assist in monthly closings, analysis of costs, weekly inventory adjustments and the preparation of the budget; and assist plant controller with financial analysis, reporting, forecasting, month end, and reconciliations of plant assets and expenses.


  • Prepare and distribute periodic reports to management: scrap, inventory, production, spending, and labor utilization.

  • Analyze plant cost data to determine performance to goals. Audit spending to comply with Accounting Department rules and procedures

  • Prepare and reconcile general ledger accounts and expense accruals.

  • Audit capital projects, track spending by project, communicate with project managers, close projects upon completion, and coordinate with corporate departments.

  • Develop, implement, modify, and document recordkeeping and accounting processes to ensure transactional efficiencies and cost effectiveness.

  • Examine payroll, accounting, and financial information to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to procedural and reporting standards and report variances to the Plant Controller.

  • Provide backup to local payroll administration and accounts payable.

  • Manage annual inventory audits.

  • Perform all other work as assigned by the Controller

  • Required Skills: Problem solving and completing tasks on time.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business related field with 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing related accounting.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in advanced Excel and accounting.

  • JD Edwards experience a plus.

  • Candidates must possess strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications

  • Analytical skills and excellent communication skills.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand walk, use hand and fingers to touch and grip work materials; reach with hands and arms; communicate verbally and in writing by use of electronic word processing and written reports.

  • 80% of the time is percent sitting at computer. 20% walking or standing.

  • May require weekly visits to inside Plant.

  • Must wear uniform, safety glasses and steel toes shoes when in the plant.

  • Must be able to wear a half face respirator when necessary.

EEO Statement

Element Resources is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Statement

Element Resources (elementrellc.com) is one of the largest battery recycling companies in the United States. Recycling recovers 99% of all lead received at our recycling centers. Every year we recycle millions of pounds of lead and recover and neutralize millions of gallons of sulfuric acid. Our robust, highly controlled recycling process is a critical part of our commitment to environmental sustainability.

Job Locations MO-Forest City

**Requisition Post Information

  • : Posted Date** 1 month ago (3/15/2021 7:31 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-2808

# of Openings 1

Category (For Candidate Searching Only) Accounting/Finance