Under the general direction of the Controller, this position plans and directs the overall function of the accounting department. To ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting standards in accordance with Marmon Group policies and guidelines, including timelines for the closing procedure.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
The position is responsible for the closing procedure (monthly, quarterly, and annually) and all balance sheet reconciliations. Responsible for the day to day functions of the Accounting department.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Determination, establishment and coordination of accounting policies and practices, procedures and internal controls.
The development of accounting and management information systems.
The formulation of uniform, consistent and timely financial reporting.
Establishment of guidelines and procedures necessary for purchase investigations and the overall coordination and reporting of such investigation. Such guidelines and procedures must agree with Marmon Group policies and guidelines.
Proper selection, placement, training and motivation of associates under the Controller's direction.
Coordinate plant accounting policies, practices and internal control procedures consistent with Marmon Group policies and guidelines.
Responsible for the day to day operations of the accounting department, including AP, AR, Payroll, Cash Management, Fixed Assets, Sales and Use tax reporting, Account Reconciliations, Accruals, and Inventory Management.
Analyze and evaluate financial and operational data for effective management action on a timely basis.
Prepare month end close report and manage the closing cycle within short time frame.
Maintain generally accepted accounting standards and procedures in accordance with Marmon Group policies and guidelines.
Must have a firm understanding of a large ERP system and how the transactions that are made. Be able to problem solve issues related to those transactions.
The position will be responsible for maintaining accurate inventory costing.
Other responsibilities as assigned.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
- 5 to 7 years of accounting experience
- Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred