Plant Accounting Manager manages the accounting services function of a plant including general and cost accounting, payables/receivables and payroll. Ensures the plant's accounting processes and systems comply with company policies, applicable regulations, and provide required information. Being a Plant Accounting Manager is responsible for the preparation of financial, production output, and other reports used to measure and control plant activities and costs. Requires a bachelor's degree of accounting or related field. Additionally, Plant Accounting Manager typically reports to top management. May require Certified Public Accountant (CPA). The Plant Accounting Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Plant Accounting Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.