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Accounting/Administrative Assistant

Requisition ID 3368
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Accounting/Finance 
Recruiter #LI-AD1
Posting Type LI
Career Builder CB 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

At our Crossville facility we create meat products that delight our customers.  We work hard, play hard, and give back to the community we work in through our Kerry employee engagement program. If you’re looking to build a career in finance with a team you can have some fun with, we might be the team for you. 

Key responsibilities

The Accounting/Administrative Assistant is extremely important to our team.  We will rely on you to review and analyze manufacturing orders daily for accuracy as well as track and investigate any discrepancies found.  As a team member you will maintain downtime reporting information, and prepare weekly and monthly labor reports.  We will rely on you to review and approve accounts payable invoices and respond to any questions from the accounts payable team.  Assisting in the month end close process will also be part of your position.  As a team member we will rely on you to assist with general office duties such as answering the phones, answering the door, directing visitors, etc.  This position is a great step into our finance team!

Qualifications and skills

There are a few requirements you’ll need to be successful in this job:

  • Associate Degree and/or equivalent work experience preferred.  We would love you to have a degree, but it is not required.
  • Do you have experience using MS Office?  We would love for you to have experience in Excel.
  • Do you know the value of a great team? Teamwork is one of our values and critical to everyone’s success.
  • Are you able to carry 25 pounds?  Your safety is important to us. 


Accounting Assistant, Accounting Clerk, accounts payable

13797 Hwy 70 N, Monterey, TN 38574

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. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                            

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request. 

Nearest Major Market: Cookeville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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