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Senior Accountant

Petersen Incorporated
Ogden, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life insurance, medical, vision, 401k,
Job Description

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant works with the accounting team to accurately complete accounting procedures including month-end close, account reconciliations, journal entries, financial statement analysis, and job costing. Produces analyzes and communicates findings of both financial and non-financial data to department heads to proactively provide guidance that will improve company profitability, trust, and morale. Assists the Controller, CFO, and Accounting Staff with various projects and general accounting tasks as needed.


Essential Functions:

  • Support the Controller to ensure financial reporting, policies and procedures, cash management, asset management, accounts payable, revenue and accounts receivable, compliance monitoring, and financial controls are consistent with organization and GAAP

  • Perform month-end close functions, including the preparation of various journal entries and reconciliation of trade accounts

  • Assist with year-end closing and annual external audit

  • Accurately book required journal entries

  • Perform reconciliation and auditing tasks to assist in the generation of financial reports

  • Assist in the annual budgeting process

  • Communicate effectively with all members of the company

  • Assist CFO and Controller with ad hoc analysis

  • Works on special projects and other duties as assigned

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and provides information and recommendations to management

  • Assists with payroll accounts payable, and accounts receivable as needed


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Reconciliation skills (data analysis, comparison, resolution)

  • Excellent consultative and communication skills (oral and written) and ability to interface effectively with all levels within the organization

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.), knowledge of ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics AX) and Power BI, SQL preferred but not required

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks.

  • Individual communication (effective listening, coaching, and problem-resolving).

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to provide creative solutions to real-time challenges

  • Systems & procedures development and analysis.

  • Must be a self-starter and detail-oriented with strong organizational and analytical skills

  • The ability to complete projects timely and accurately is critical


Minimum Requirements:

  • Four-year Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years of Accounting or Finance experience
  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Advanced training and experience in spreadsheets and databases
Company Description
Petersen is a worldwide industry leader in custom fabrication, precision machining, manufacturing, field services, design engineering, and warehousing/distribution 3PL services. We provide the highest quality, on-time products available to a variety of industries ranging from nuclear, mining, and entertainment. Petersen is also part of the Precinmac family of companies.

Precinmac is a leading global diversified manufacturer of high-tolerance precision machined components and fabricated products for high-requirement industries. With eight locations in the United State

Petersen Incorporated


1527 N 2000 W Farr West UT 84404

Ogden, UT


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