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Senior Cost Accountant

Company:  Ball Corporation

Westminster, CO, US, 80021

Date:  Feb 15, 2021
Job Category:  Finance
Req. ID:  5983

Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers. We have been in business for over 140 years and is leading the charge in creating solutions that keep our planet healthy.  Ball Corp has been nationally recognized as a leading company in the creation of sustainable products (Fast Company World Changing Ideas award) as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes Magazine.)   Join our team of over 18,000 people worldwide in our quest to make the world a cleaner and healthier place.   BE BIGGER THAN YOURSELF. BE UNSTOPPABLE. BE AN INSPIRATION.  JOIN US IN MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

Job Description

Provides technical support to the cost accounting function as directed.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Performs month-end close process and assists in the analysis and preparation of divisional financial results for the corporate consolidation
  • Performs quarterly account reconciliations and balance sheet variance analysis
  • As plant contact, partner with plant Finance managers across North America and Mexico to continue standardization of month-end close process, communicates divisional directives to ensure proper implementation, provide training on new processes and policies, and help address various accounting questions
  • Cost Accounting: participates in the annual inventory revaluation, maintains standard costs of raw materials and manufactured items
  • Work on various projects as assigned and continuously find ways to improve through creating efficiencies, streamlining repetitive processes and leveraging technology
  • Liaises with other functions and shared services functions in the performance of accounting responsibilities and in implementing company-wide initiatives, support audit requests as needed
  • Performs adhoc duties and monthly analysis as needed to support divisional functions
  • Participates in the annual Physical Inventory of Raw materials and Finished Goods


What are we looking for?

  • Broad training in a related field acquired through Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.  Finance degree may be acceptable with recent and relevant accounting work experience.
  • Job related experience for 3 years minimum.
  • Certifications/Licenses/Other:  CPA preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of the following areas:  advanced accounting principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures; cost accounting, computer spreadsheets (Excel) and word processing (MS Word) programs.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and make recommendations.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $67,700 - $101,500 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation:   This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, click here for  more info

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