Accountant I in Angleton, TX at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 8/28/2019

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Job Description

Job Title
Accountant I

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Job Summary
Benchmark Electronics, Inc is seeking an Accountant I for our Accounting/Finance Department. The Accounting Clerk II provides support by performing aspects in areas including General Ledger Accounting, Reconciliations, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets and various General Ledger Account Analysis functions within the Finance department.

Location: This position is located in Angleton, Texas. Please confirm that location is ideal prior to applying. Work location: 3000 Technology Drive, Angleton Texas *Houston metro area

Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Record and maintain entries in the general ledger.
  • Ensure sub-ledgers are reconciled to the general ledger.
  • Compile and contribute to or generate Corporate/internal monthly financial statements and other related financial reports.
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate reporting requirements.
  • Analyze and maintain reconciliations of various balance sheet and expense accounts.
  • Maintain and ensure the proper recording of fixed asset. transactions using the fixed assets software.
  • Calculate and contribute to the analysis of monthly depreciation, software amortization and NBV.
  • Ensure proper application of sales and use taxes.
  • Reconcile bank statements for various cash accounts.
  • Assimilate and prepare data for journal entries related to customer non-recurring engineering activities.
  • Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with operations, purchasing and accounting functions.
  • Analyze data and support for use in internal and external audits.
  • Participate in self-audits to ensure SOX compliance.
  • Considered to be an expert in business software applications.
  • Assume lead position in the analysis of financial situations and the subsequent recommendation of solutions.
  • Lead various projects to brainstorm and implement efficiencies as required.
  • Function as back-up in the absence of finance management.
  • In concert with finance management, function as the lead internal financial consultant to management in the near term operations. Contribute to long-term strategic financial planning for the Division
  • Require minimal to no supervision in completion of tasks.
  • All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

  • Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Strong in Excel. Pivot tables, V-look ups, Queries preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required.
  • Effective organization and prioritization skills.
  • Demonstrate high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with diverse groups.
  • Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools.
  • Strong customer service and client focus.
  • Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products and WebEx conferencing software.
  • Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work successfully as an individual or on teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with suppliers or customer.
  • Ability to travel if necessary. 2+ years related experience in the accounting field. Must have the ability to perform and mentor others in complex accounting tasks. CPA certification preferred. 4 Year accounting degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management.

  • Job Category
    Accounting / Finance
    Job Location
    Angleton, TX, USA

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