Kerry Accounting/Administrative Assistant in Evansville, Indiana

Company Overview

Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

Leading to better.

Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

Leading to better, together.

Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage. Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

  • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action

  • Empowering our people

  • Promoting diverse thinking

  • Investing in innovation

  • Acting on sustainability

  • Embracing our differences

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Description and Responsibilities

The Accounting/Administrative Assistant is located in Evansville, IN, and reports into the Plant Controller. This is a plant within our Meat division and has around 130 employees, union facility and runs 24/7. The general responsibilities include:

  • Receptionist – Answer phones and greet visitors

  • Accounts Payable – Monitor DFM cases, enter purchase orders and goods received notes in IPO system. Follow up with vendor on issues. Reconcile corporate consolidated invoices.

  • Inventory – Reconcile and key production and usage for manufacturing orders. Assist inventory control staff as needed.

  • Payroll – Process payroll on Mondays. Complete labor report, garnishments and union dues. Sort and distribute checks weekly.

  • Order office supplies, filing and other general clerical duties.



  • High school diploma required, Associate's degree a plus

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in an accounting/administrative position

  • Demonstrated success multi-tasking and managing competing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Proven ability to work independently

  • Attention to detail, critical thinking skills and process improvement identification

  • Manufacturing industry or food industry experience preferred

Requisition ID 2018-15443

Division Kerry

Position Type Full Time

Recruiter AD1

Posting Type LI

Posting Type CB