Accountant II in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Job Title
Accountant II

Job ID(Requisition ID):
3664

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
• Contribute to reports or projects of a moderate degree of complexity
• Require moderate supervision in completion of tasks

• Cost Accounting in a manufacturing environment desire
• G/L monthly reconciliation
• Accurate journal entries that explain/support the dollar balances on the balance sheet.

• 4 Year accounting degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; 5+ years related experience. Must have general ledger experience in a manufacturing environment. Must have working knowledge of Excel application
• Ability to travel 5-10% of the time, day and overnight as required
Job Category
Accounting / Finance
Job Location
Santa Ana, CA, USA

Schedule
Day
Pay Type
Salary
Travel Requirement
No
Job Type
Full-Time

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