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Accounting Assistant

Mason, MI

Dart Container has an exciting opportunity for an entry level Accounting Assistant, which will allow for an individual to join a global manufacturing company, setting the industry standard of excellence. Our Accounting Assistant will be responsible for fixed asset and project accounting for various product lines manufactured at several Dart locations. 


Our successful candidate will be an analytical individual, who is self-motivated and thrives on attention to detail. They will have the ability to take ownership of key product costing tasks that impact our strategic plan objectives, while interacting with several levels of management, at both the plant and corporate level. 

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Oversee compliance of one area of work within the Fixed Asset department to ensure adherence to standards
  • Maintain all project accounting for fixed asset and expense projects in a timely manner
  • Maintain all fixed asset records including running depreciation on a monthly basis and managing all changes to existing assets
  • Accurately prepare accounting related schedules such as journal entries, account reconciliations, and supporting schedules, including review and reclassification of expenses to assets 
  • Assist in the timely month end and year end close activities in the area of fixed assets
  • Prepare and provide training to internal and external customers on project accounting and fixed assets 
  • Create accurate and concise verbal and written communication to internal departments and external business partners about fixed asset accounting 
  • Run reports, compile data, and work on projects as needed in fixed assets
  • Maintain secure control of accounting related documentation; invoices, checks, journal entries, financial statements 
  • Maintain accurate job aides for all duties assigned


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
  • Associate’s degree with an emphasis in accounting and one (1) year of accounting experience OR
  • High school diploma or equivalent and three (3) years of accounting experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Accounting experience to include journal entries, reconciling GL accounts, making month end adjusting entries, and preparing financial statements
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of accounting concepts
  • Microsoft Excel skills to include the ability to create spreadsheets (e.g., formulas such as V-lookups and pivot tables)
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills including the ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
  • Ability to effectively manage and execute multiple tasks, projects and priorities

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • SAP experience


Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

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