Accountant II in Rochester, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/19/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Rochester, MN
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Title
Accountant II

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Accountant I or II with our Finance Team. The Accountant provides financial analytical support by collecting, compiling and assisting in the preparation of various reports for customer pricing, accounting and profitability analyses. This position 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
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Effective organization and prioritization skills
  • Ability to work successfully as an individual or on teams
  • Proven ability to demonstrate discretion and confidentiality, good judgment and professionalism when representing the company
  • Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
  • 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

    Level II

  • Perform all essential functions and competencies listed above
  • Contribute to reports or projects of a moderate degree of complexity
  • Require moderate supervision in completion of tasks

Level I

0-2 years related experience; working knowledge of spreadsheet applications; general ledger experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

Level II

5+ years related experience. Must have general ledger experience in a manufacturing environment. Must have working knowledge of spreadsheet application

4 Year accounting degree

Job Category
Accounting / Finance
Job Location
Rochester, MN, USA

Pay Type
Travel Requirement
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