Career opportunity to work with global industry leader in the Accounting/ Finance Group at the Plant Site. The Accountant/ Auditor is responsible for auditing, general ledger, budget and financial reporting. Responsible for following and maintaining corporate accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. Address tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.
--- Obtains and maintains a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
--- Routinely review Production and costing with production managers and staff. Isolate and explain variances from budget and plan in a timely manner.
--- Maintains accuracy of the month end material balance reporting system and the monthly forecast Material Balance Reports.
--- Physical flows of inventory vs. the purchased product system
--- Analysis of budget, actual and forecast spending and review both Operations and Maintenance production costs and variances.
--- Maintain and update production cost forecasts
--- Assists with the accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting within corporate deadlines. Including but not limited to: variable, fixed and non-cash costs; tracking of controllable versus non-controllable expenses for reporting to management.
--- Assists the Accounting Supervisor in the daily accounting activities and provides backup during absence.
--- Works with the Chief Accountant to ensure clean and timely interim and year end audits.
--- Works with senior management, internal and external audit staff, and state and federal reporting agencies.
--- BA/BS in Business/ Accounting with 6+ years experience in Industrial Accounting and Finance. CPA required.
--- Public accounting audit experience related to industrial, chemical, or manufacturing industry required.
--- Experience with Oracle, or other large automated accounting system a plus.
--- Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.
--- Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
--- Only applicants authorized to legally work in the US without sponsorship can be considered