Accounting Specialist

Job Locations US-TN-Kingston Springs
Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
Caraustar Industries, Inc., an industry leader in paperboard products, seeks an Accounting Coordinator to join our thriving team. The Accounting Specialist will be responsible for invoicing and accounting within our Kingston Springs, TN Carton Plant.  In this vital position, you will have the benefit of working with the resources of a larger organization while maintaining the close-knit culture and open communication of smaller company.
We maintain a stellar reputation in the industry and are enjoying rapid growth. This growth will provide ambitious candidates with ample opportunity for advancement opportunities. This is the right role to invest your talents as you will be immeasurably rewarded while making a positive difference on our operations.
To the Accounting Coordinator, we offer:
- Competitive base with bonus opportunity
- Medical, dental and vision coverage
- 401(k) with company match
- Vacation and Personal time
- Tuition reimbursement
Caraustar Industries, Inc. is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. We aim to be a socially responsible corporation, and remain committed to environmentally sound practices while providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products. Caraustar serves the four principal recycled boxboard product end-use markets: tubes and cores; folding cartons; gypsum facing paper and specialty paperboard products. For more about us, please visit our website at


Manage and oversee critical administrative and support functions for 24/7 operation.
- Manages all duties and responsibilities in accordance with Caraustar accounting policies and financial control procedures.
- Customer Invoicing
- Close completed jobs with variance analysis
- Maintain waste report for completed production jobs
- Coordinate physical inventories
- Reconcile physical inventories to perpetual
- Prepare end of month and end of quarter reports and submit to Division Controller
- Approve account codes on purchase orders
- Maintain purchasing logs by month and category
- Match receivers to purchase orders
- Enter receivers in JDE
- Review/reconcile/correct all non-matching receivers and purchase orders
- Work with vendors as needed on accounts payable issues
- Submit waste shipment documentation
- Prepare CAPEX requests
- Track expense and CAPEX projects
- Complete other tasks or projects as assigned
- Comply in all respects with the provisions of the Caraustar Standards of Business Conduct Policy is required.


- Open to recent College Grad with Bachelor’s Degree in Acccounting or, equivalent Accounting experience
- High level of accuracy required
- Experience in basic financial systems
- Experience in Manufacturing company preferred


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