Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Senior Accountant

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/4/2022 8:00 AM)


Schaefer Plastics provides storage, materials handling, logistics and waste technology solutions to businesses throughout North America. We design and manufacture state-of-the-art intralogistic storage and picking solutions for all types of industries as well as plastic containers, pallets, and waste and recycling carts. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, Schaefer Plastics is part of the SSI SCHAEFER Group, a global leader in logistics and materials handling founded in 1937 with offices and plants in over 50 different countries.  For more information, visit


The Senior Accountant provides support to the Accounting Manager of Waste & Packaging.  This position is part of the financial accounting group and provides a variety of monthly, quarterly & annual general accounting functions and support for the Waste and Packaging division of the North America region.

  • Performs general monthly accounting functions for Waste & Packaging USA and Packaging Mexico.
  • Provides general support to other operational areas such as AR, AP, and manufacturing supply chain.
  • Prepares/posts journal entries and stores backup documentation on shared drive.
  • Provides P&L commentary for current and YTD comparisons to budget.
  • Assists Accounting Manager with annual budget and periodic forecasts for all Waste & Packaging divisions.
  • Provides routine and ad hoc reporting to Accounting Manager, management and the VP of Finance.
  • Recommends improvement modifications to existing processes and programs.
  • Assists outside accounting firm with annual external audits.
  • Assists with yearly internal audit (consolidation package).
  • Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains internal controls for integrity of all systems, processes, and data.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 3 years work experience in a cost accounting environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including financial modeling, pivot tables, and VLOOKUP
  • Advanced PowerPoint skills to prepare financial presentations
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX experience  a plus
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong planning and budgeting abilities
  • Experience with currency exchange rates and foreign countries a plus **


Schaefer Plastics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, religion, gender or gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.


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