Accountant I in Phoenix, AZ at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 2/16/2020

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Job Description

Job Title
Accountant I

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Provides financial analytical support by collecting, compiling and assisting in the preparation of various reports for customer pricing, accounting and profitability analyses. May also assist in coordinating and/or performing some aspects of the General Ledger, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets and Expense Account Analysis functions within the Finance department.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Effective organization and prioritization skills
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Proven ability to demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, good judgment and professionalism when representing Benchmark
• Excellent written and verbal communication, including presentation skills
• Ability to work successfully as an individual or on teams
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with suppliers or customers
• Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools; Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
• Ability to travel as required
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• 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 recap preliminary various balance sheet and expense accounts
• Maintain and ensure the proper recording of fixed asset transactions in the fixed assets software
• Calculate and contribute to analysis of monthly depreciation and gains/losses on sales of fixed assets
• Maintain capital equipment budget and related depreciation forecast
• Ensure proper application of sales and use taxes
• Reconcile bank statements for various cash accounts
• Assist in the preparation of document package of customer pricing of material, direct labor and engineering efforts
• Gather and organize data for an analysis of previous customer pricing to current pricing
• Assimilate and prepare data for journal entries related to customer non-recurring engineering activities
• Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with program management, operations, purchasing and accounting functions
• Participate in the preparation of forecasts and reports for cost, sales, income, bookings, backlog, manpower, material and other related data
• Prepare information to be used in the development and monitoring of departmental labor and expense budgets
• Prepare customer pricing packages of material, direct labor and engineering efforts for program personnel, company management and customers 0-2 years related experience; working knowledge of spreadsheet applications; general ledger experience in a manufacturing environment preferred: Entry Level Professional
• 4 Year accounting degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Job Category
Accounting / Finance
Job Location
Phoenix, Arizona

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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