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Accounting Analyst

Mid-State Industrial Maintenance
Lakeland, FL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Company Background

Founded in 1973, Mid-State started out as a Machine Shop with 15 employees servicing mostly the Phosphate industry. Today, Mid-State employees over 500 people serving the Phosphate, Chemical, Power, Citrus, Sand & Aggregate, and many other industries by offering turnkey solutions including field maintenance, fabrication, dragline repair, machining, pump repair, gearbox repair, and valve repair. Mid-State is equipped with industry experts, over 200,000 square feet of shop space, and overhead crane capacity up to 35 tons all which allow us to meet all of our clients' needs.

Required Duties

  • Assist with monthly accounting close activities and deliverables (i.e. journal entries, account reconciliations and reporting)
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations, including analyzing balances ensuring accounting treatment is in accordance with US GAAP guidance
  • Perform miscellaneous department accruals
  • Identify, research, and resolve items/issues impacting the financial statements
  • Assist with financial audit preparations and audit process
  • Contribute to improving process workflows and maintaining system administration
  • Assist with ensuring that adequate internal controls exist and are maintained

Other Duties

  • Provide financial and analytical support to various departments and offices
  • Conduct monthly variance analysis
  • Maintain proper documentation of monthly data analysis
  • Assist with forecasting and budgeting
  • Assist in special projects, process improvement and technical accounting research
  • Coordinate deliverables and communicate financial risks/issues to management
  • Assist other team members to complete corporate projects/assignments

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an applicable study area such as Accounting, Finance, Business or another related field required.
  • Minimum of 2 to 5 years relevant experience in a corporate accounting organization.
  • Intermediate to Advanced computer skills/abilities, required. Experience with Outlook, Excel, and Word, required.
  • Dependability - job requires someone who is reliable, responsible, and fulfills obligations.
  • This position has access to sensitive information. Must always be honest and ethical and operate at all times with a high-level of integrity. Must recognize the importance of confidentiality and maintain confidential information, without exception.
  • Analytical Thinking and Complex Problem Solving - analyzing information and using logic to address issues and problems. Identifying complex problems, reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Innovation- creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and suggestions for improvement.
  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to prioritize a high volume of demands.
  • Excellent Time Management and Organizational skills. Managing one's own time and the time of others. Developing goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Above average Communication Skills, required. Communicating clearly via phone, in written form, e-mail, or in-person.
  • Must be an Active Learner - understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Excellent Attention to Detail - being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks.
  • Must be a Cooperative Team Player - displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Must be able to establish constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility - being open to change (whether it's personally perceived to be positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Self-Motivation and Initiative - willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges, by one's own initiative - not only when asked.
  • Stress Tolerance - accepting constructive criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
  • Independence - developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Follow-up and Persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Achievement/Effort - establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
  • Monitoring - Reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problem; Assessing performance of yourself, others, or organizations to take corrective action or make improvements.
  • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of and understanding the reactions of others.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
  • Interpreting and / or explaining the meaning of information to others and how it can be used.
  • Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people as they relate to the Company.
  • Conventional - follow a set of procedures and routines. Work with data and details more so than with ideas. Follow a clear line of authority.
  • Enterprising - ability to initiate and carry out projects.
  • Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.

Other Information

  • This is a salaried / exempt position.
  • This position reports to the Director of Finance.
  • This position typically has 0 direct reports.
  • Mid-State is proud to offer benefits to all of its full-time employees. Benefits available include; Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Life and AD&D Insurance, Disability Insurance, 401(k), Vacation, Holiday pay, and an Employee Assistance Program.

Physical Requirements / Working Environment

  • Location is at 2721 Mine and Mill Road, Lakeland, FL.
  • This is a full-time position. Days and Hours of work may vary and are somewhat flexible but this position is generally required to work from the work location above Monday through Friday, between the core hours of 7 am to 6 pm. Must be willing to work nights, weekends & holidays, when necessary.
  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • This is a largely sedentary role; however, while performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or controls; reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. This position will require occasional standing, walking, balancing, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Must be able to occasionally lift or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Mid-State maintains a firm commitment in providing a safe and healthy work environment for its employees and quality services to its clients. Mid-State is a drug-free workplace. Must be able to pass a post-offer / pre-placement drug screen and job-related employment physical. Must also submit to a post-offer / pre-employment background report & motor vehicle check.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

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Mid-State Industrial Maintenance


Lakeland, FL
33801 USA


Finance and Insurance

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