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Staff Accountant

Company: Trivium Packaging
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:


Trivium Packaging is a global leader in metal packaging with more than 60 locations worldwide and employs close to 8,000 people and has annual revenue of approximately $2.7 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.



Job Title:                                          Staff Accountant

Department:                                     Finance

Reports To:                                      Controller - Roanoke

Primary Work Location:                 Roanoke, VA

Prepared By:                                   Matt Stonebraker

Prepared Date:                                July 2014

Approved by:                                 


Primary Purpose: 

Under the direction of the Plant Controller, applies standard accounting principles and procedures to accurately reflect operational and facility performance for plant.



  • Prepares balance sheet and income statement account analysis.
  • Prepares complete and accurate journal entries by the closing date on a monthly basis.
  • Supports preparation of facilities’ month end and year-end closing procedure and related reporting.
  • Insures the accuracy of account postings through weekly and monthly account analysis.
  • Supports cost reduction efforts.
  • Actively involved in physical inventory/cycle counts and reconciliations.
  • Works in conjunction with accounts payable department to insure accurate coding and timely payment to vendors.
  • Interprets and points out operational and financial trends and variances and summarized in related management reports.
  • Assists in establishing, maintaining and enhancing internal controls.
  • Prepares supporting schedules for financial statements preparation
  • Assist in budget and forecasting processes.
  • Maintains daily, weekly and where applicable monthly “dashboard” reporting key production information.
  • Assists in the review and finalization of expense reports submitted by hourly staff.
  • Reviews monthly billing information for reasonableness such as utilities, cellphone, telephone security and janitorial services.
  • Reviews and analyzes the hourly staff’s weekly payroll earnings and deductions for trends and anomalies. Duties will also include regular random spot check on completed time cards versus final time sheets for accuracy.
  • Assist in the reconciliation of scrap invoiced versus scrap receipts.
  • Assists and advises other departments as required in the areas of logistics, production planning, MRP and warehousing.
  • Assist the Plant Controller in ensuring MRO spares are accounted for correctly.
  • Other special ad hoc reports or projects as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • 0-2 years in general accounting; preferable cost accountant at plant level
  • Plans to advance through MBA, CPA or CMA a plus

Skills & Competencies:

  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Self starter with good energy and initiative
  • Detail orientated with analytical experience
  • Collaborative style with proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong results oriented with good work ethic with the ability to manage time and prioritize work.
  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel and customers


Performance Competencies:

Teamwork/Building Teamwork - Trust & Integrity - Excellence - Concern for Safety & Environment - Service Orientation - Results Orientation - Attention To Communication - Edge - Concern for Quality - Continuous Improvement - Development of People - Interpersonal Awareness



At Trivium, people are the driving force in all our successes by bringing expertise and talent to help us stand out, achieving excellence through their commitment and drive and maintaining a focus on continuous improvement in everything they do. Together, our goal is to be the number one choice for customers seeking sustainable metal packaging solutions.

Trivium Packaging is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Trivium Packaging, Blacksburg , Staff Accountant, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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