Accountant III in Huntsville, AL at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Job Title
Accountant III

Job ID(Requisition ID):
4524

Job Summary
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.


Essential Functions and Competencies


• 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
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
• 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
• 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
• Contribute to reports or projects of a moderate degree of complexity
• Require moderate supervision in completion of tasks
• Remain knowledgeable and proactive in using moderately complex software applications
• Mentor lower level employees in the job family 8+ years related experience in the accounting field. Must have the ability to perform and mentor others in moderately 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
Huntsville, AL, USA

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

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