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Plant Accounting - Manager

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Elberfeld, IN, US, 47613

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Who We Are

North American Lighting Inc., member of the Koito Group of Companies, is the largest tier one automotive exterior lighting manufacturer in North America. As the market share leader in exterior automotive lighting, NAL provides advanced lighting technology, engineering design expertise, and state-of-the-art production capabilities to auto makers based in North America and around the world.


Our Opportunity

North American Lighting (NAL) is looking for an Accounting Manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will plan, direct, and manage the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and General Accounting functions within the Corporate Accounting department.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Your Priorities 

  • Implements and ensures compliance with all accounting and financial policies, practices, procedures, and initiatives at the plant level.
  • Prepares, analyzes, and interprets manufacturing performance reports, departmental reports, P&L statements, and planning to actual reports on a timely basis.
  • Compiles and analyzes manufacturing data (labor, scrap, efficiency, etc), and assists in identifying potential root causes of problems, proposing possible countermeasures, and making specific recommendations for cost reductions and profit improvement.
  • Reviews and analyzes all departmental, labor, and capital expenditures on a monthly basis, and assists in identifying and eliminating variances.
  • Coordinates and facilitates tool close-out meetings for each tool.
  • Prepares all accounting ledgers and reports for the plant, and provides accurate and timely financial and planning information to Corporate Planning & Cost Control.


Your Background 

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related discipline, plus 6 to 8 years of experience in a position in a manufacturing operations function (i.e.: Production Control, Engineering, Cost Accounting)--including:

  • 2 years of experience in a lead or supervisory role
  • Experience preparing and analyzing financial reports (i.e.: income statement, balance sheet).


Experience in a tooling and/or automotive manufacturing environment is preferred.

At North American Lighting

Team Member Benefits 

World class health insurance plans 

Award winning 401k plan 

Relocation assistance 

Paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays, etc) 

Supplier discounts (wireless, computer, vehicle, etc.) 

Company sponsored wellness program including gym reimbursement 

Diversity at NAL: 

The mission of NAL’s Diversity Committee is to facilitate NAL’s ongoing and continuing efforts to foster a culture and atmosphere of mutual respect, for the benefit of all Team Members from different backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities that represent our communities. 

You can learn more about NAL and our opportunities at 

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 7828

Location: Elberfeld 

Nearest Major Market: Evansville