Senior Accountant

Dickson Testing Company
South Gate
28 Sep 2019
27 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Job Summary

The Senior Accountant is responsible for performing a variety of accounting assignments under general direction from the Controller. The incumbent will plan and conduct work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, and adaptation or modification of standard accounting techniques, procedures and practices. The successful candidate devises new approaches to most problems, seeking technical guidance on unusually complex problems. This position will coordinate accounting activities for assigned projects and provide guidance to lower level accounting personnel.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

?? Assist with all items of the month end closing process. The process must be completed timely and at a high level of accuracy.

?? Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions.

?? Prepare monthly closing journal entries and adjustments to financial records; organize, analyze and complete month end financial statements.

?? Prepare monthly bank reconciliations, reconcile general ledger accounts to sub ledgers and research any discrepancies.

?? Prepare account reconciliations in Blackline.

?? Assist in preparation of financial quarterly review (FQR) package

?? Prepare monthly revenue recognition and shipment to sales to AR reconciliations.

?? Adhere to all SOX requirements to ensure full SOX compliance.

?? Assist in Sarbanes Oxley compliance activities. Learn SOX Corporate requirements and maintain records to comply with said requirements.

?? Ensure proper internal SOX testing is completed accurately and timely.

?? Perform all fixed asset accounting functions. Including CIP management and budget to actual analysis, prepare fixed asset schedules, depreciation reports, annual audit schedules, and year end reports.

?? Maintain construction in progress detail with supporting documentation and work with management team to submit capital requests.

?? Complete special projects including property tax reporting, fixed assets inventory, internal, division and corporate requests.

?? Forecast and report cash flow daily or weekly.

?? Works with Controller to manage the preparation of budgets, review budget proposals, and prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification.

?? Complete various reporting requests as needed.

?? Establish and maintain effective communication and coordination with team members, coworkers, production staff and management.

?? Provide support to Finance clerical staff and assist in resolving issues that arise in these areas with minimal supervision.

?? Review and improve daily processes and tasks to expedite and improve workflow.

?? Create and maintain adequate and appropriate procedural documentation.

?? Perform job functions with minimal supervision.

?? Complete tasks timely and at a high level of accuracy.

?? Meet strict deadlines.

?? Other duties and projects may be assigned.

?? Perform all aspects of the position according to the PCC Code of Conduct.

Requirements and Experience:

  • Degree in Accounting
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience
  • Extensive experience with ERP systems and Excel
  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
  • SOX experience preferred.
  • CPA and/or CMA designation preferred.

Skills Required:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

?? Advanced in Excel with intermediate skills in other Microsoft Office products.

?? Team player with a proactive, positive attitude and a strong sense of self–motivation, accountability, and responsibility.

?? Ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities using strong organization and prioritization skills.

?? High degree of integrity while working with confidential information discreetly and appropriately.

?? Strong analytical and problem–solving skills with an emphasis on attention to detail balanced with a big picture focus.

?? Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP.

?? Ability to read, understand, and interpret financial data with an understanding of GAAP and regulatory requirements as well as company policies, procedures and internal controls.

?? Ability to rely on experience and judgment to work independently to prioritize and accomplish daily tasks.

?? Ability to identify and research accounting issues independently and communicate conclusions effectively both verbally and in written form.

?? Familiarity with manufacturing / processing environment preferred.

  • Experience with Hyperion preferred.
  • Sarbanes–Oxley knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with Great Plains preferred.

US Citizenship or Perm Residency is required due to government military contracts.

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Wyman Gordon is committed to hiring, promoting and transferring employees without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin (where a person was born), sex, age, ancestry (ethnic heritage), citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other reason prohibited by law. Decisions as to hiring, promoting or transferring employees should be based solely upon job–related qualifications.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wyman Gordon is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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