Sr Plant Accountant

Job ID:  38433

Roanoke, VA, US

Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree
Location Type:  On-site
Talent Area:  Finance

Trivium Packaging is a global sustainability leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide, nearly 8,000 employees, and an annual revenue of approximately €3.0 billion. Trivium serves a diverse range of customers in a variety of end markets such as food, seafood, pet food, nutrition, beauty and personal care, household care, and premium beverages.

Trivium wants to shape the industry and has embarked on an ambitious transformation journey. In the near term, focus is on building & upskilling the team, deciding where to play & how to win, and increasing financial performance by executing the Trivium Business System (commercial, operational, and supply chain excellence). Sustainability is embedded in our materials and in our actions. Trivium has ambitious sustainability targets and focuses exclusively on products that are infinitely recyclable. Our company sustainability journey has been awarded with a Platinum medal by EcoVadis, the world’s leading rating agent who allocated this award only to the top 1% of the >75000 companies reviewed. Sustainability is embedded in each and every function at Trivium, it‘s in our DNA. The global head office is at Amsterdam Airport; however, many people work in virtual teams from different countries. Our culture is results-driven, entrepreneurial, informal, and highly multicultural. Our people have a high degree of responsibility. 

Job Summary:

As a key member of the Trivium Americas Finance Team, the Senior Accountant performs various accounting tasks during the monthly accounting close process, including related journal entry preparation and balance sheet reconciliations, intercompany reconciliations, and SOX documentation. This role will work with operations, commercial, procurement, and the Corporate Finance teams to support other finance and accounting-related tasks as needed. This position is based out of specified plant with opportunity for upward mobility to other areas of Finance or Operations. 


Job Duties:

  • Perform monthly closings duties, including preparation of standard journal entries and posting of journal entries in SAP in keeping with closing and financial reporting calendar.
  • Provide support and analysis for all plant specific accounts payable issues, working closely with Shared Services and requisitioners. 
  • Prepare and manage purchase requisitions as required. 
  • Prepare and review analyses to ensure that all balance sheet accounts are properly reconciled with supporting documentation.
  • Support both internal and external audits.
  • Manage the Capital Appropriation Request (CAR) from ideation to final project closure.
  • Support Controller in variance and trend analysis and prepare monthly expense reporting.
  • Support Plant Controller in budget and forecasting activities.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvements, standardization, and automation.
  • Ensure execution of all internal controls and documentation.
  • Assist with physical and cycle inventory counts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a finance or accounting discipline.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years of related experience.
  • CMA, CPA, or MBA preferred.
  • Strong skills utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) with the ability to learn new systems and tools quickly.
  • ERP Experience required; SAP and HFM experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, standard cost, and cost control principles including US GAAP (IFRS is a benefit but not required).
  • Ability to process information, prioritize deliverables, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Possess excellent leadership and organizational skills, business acumen and function well in a team-based environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.



  • 100% commitment to safety improvements.
  • Excellent professional communication both written and verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to solve complex problems in a team-based environment.
  • Continuous improvement mindset.
  • Must be team oriented with good energy and initiative.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Work Environment:

The position will work predominately in an office environment where sitting for prolong periods of time and using a computer, telephone and other office electronics are critical. The position will also need to lift up to 15 pounds on occasion.  This position will also be exposed to working on the manufacturing floor, where moving machinery produces noises.


To reach our goals, we know we need colleagues at all levels who are truly diverse in every way. That’s why we are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Our customers come from a wide range of backgrounds, and so do our people and It’s business critical for us to ensure all our people have what they need to perform at their best and can be their true selves at work.