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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Accountant, Senior Cost in Westminster, Colorado

Job Title:

Accountant, Senior Cost

Job ID:



CO - Westminster

Full/Part Time:




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Who We Are:

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Job Duties:

Primary Purpose of Position:

Provides technical support to the cost accounting function as directed.

Essential Functions:

  • Develops and monitors procedures and guidelines for the division financial organization. This includes the maintenance of the beverage division accounting policies.

  • Leads divisional projects to better utilize systems and resources in order to drive or support value-add initiatives.

  • Monitors individual plant closings to ensure the following of proper cost accounting procedures and assists the plants in issue resolution.

  • Performs month-end close accounting and assists in the analysis and preparation of divisional financial results for the corporate consolidation.

  • Responsible for ensuring that raw materials, finished goods, and storeroom physical inventories are being taken and documented.

  • Liaises with other divisions and shared services functions in the performance of accounting responsibilities and in implementing company-wide initiatives.

  • Works with plant controllers to continue standardization of monthly closings and communicates divisional directives to ensure proper implementation.

  • Prepares/reviews monthly analyses and reports for plant and division management.

  • Analyzes monthly cost statements and explain any variances deemed unusual.

  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations.

Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field acquired through Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Finance degree may be acceptable with recent and relevant accounting work experience.

  • Job related experience for 3 years minimum.

  • Certifications/Licenses/Other: CPA preferred

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.

  • Working knowledge of the following areas: advanced accounting principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures; cost accounting, computer spreadsheets (Excel) and word processing (MS Word) programs.

  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and make recommendations.

  • 5-10% travel


Relocation for this position is NOT Available

Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.