Staff Accountant Position, Business in Elizabethtown, KY

Daily, weekly and month-end activities as required to ensure a complete, accurate and timely close process:

  • Manage Accounts Receivable to include setting up new customers, invoicing, sending monthly statements, posting customer payments to AR ledger, etc
  • Manage Accounts Payable to include but not limited to 3-way match of PO, Packing List, and invoice for both raw materials inventory and MRO, resolving invoicing issues, ensuring proper coding of invoices to the General Ledger
  • Work with Plant Operations Specialist and Plant Managers to reconcile monthly inventory counts
  • Create and post financial/statistical journal entries
  • GL maintenance/transactional processing
  • Prepare weekly and monthly operational reports
  • Prepare B/S reconciliations as needed
  • Complete financial analysis to monitor costs and financial position in key areas (scrap, utilities, labor, R&M, Inventory, etc.)

OTHER:

  • Purchase order maintenance
  • Exposure to or a good understanding of cost accounting methodologies
  • Proactively participate in plant operations via internal meetings, interaction with staff and hourly employees, etc.
  • Assist in establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls to ensure compliance
  • Special Projects as needed

CORE COMPETENCIES/JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Accounting/Finance Acumen – Understands the inter-relationships of different financial metrics and what they mean in the business context; deep Accounting/Finance skill.

Business Acumen – Comprehends the inter-relationships of financial and operational processes, industry depth and their impacts on overall business strategy, drivers, and performance

Results Driven – Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and other for results.

Integrity and Trust – Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner.

Critical Thinking – Skilled at gathering and analyzing data/information to identify a problem and providing a solution.

Operational Engagement – Acts as a true business partner to plants, assists in driving operational results. Brings an outside perspective in and measures against it.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • 1 to 3 years of Accounting experience preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in monthly closing process
  • Experience with dashboards and scorecards
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