Accountant in Richmond, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Alamo Group   •  

Richmond, VA 23219

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

Position Summary:

Under moderate to minimum supervision, provides accurate and timely financial information on product cost, assuring the appropriate assignment of costs and providing a basis for management control and decision-making.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  1. Assist with the annual/quarterly/weekly standard cost revision, provide analysis of cost changes.
  2. Audit manufacturing variance, open WIP, zero cost, GL class code integrity and scrap reports. Investigate discrepancies to determine cause, make updates as necessary to correct data and system processing errors.
  3. Set costs on manufactured and purchased parts. Prepare cost estimates for new or proposed products.
  4. Prepare management reports as requested.
  5. Assist in the planning and taking of physical inventory and resolving discrepancies.
  6. Process monthly expense reports.
  7. Investigate and determine causes of variances.
  8. Review costs, such as labor and material, expense items and inventory.
  9. Input costs of new purchased and manufactured products.
  10. Provides data for inventory control and cycle counting.
  11. Conducts productivity cost studies.
  12. Audits transactions input
  13. Analyzes actual manufacturing costs and prepares periodic report comparing standard costs to actual production costs.
  14. Provides management with reports specifying and comparing factors affecting prices and profitability of products or services.
  15. Post cycle count batch in JDE system. Track cycle count batch metrics. Update cycle count category codes, and next count dates in JDE as required. Generate various cycle count reports, and audit variances and accuracy.
  16. Handle processing, coordination and coding of invoices, check requests and expense reports with Corporate Accounts Payable. Send proof of shipment information on vendor returns.
  17. Assist Corporate Accounts Payable in resolving AP/Purchasing/Receiving issues as required.
  18. Use JDE standard invoicing to post miscellaneous charges/credits to Accounts Receivable.
  19. Make local bank account deposits and give complete and timely deposit information to Corporate Cash Application for posting purposes.
  20. Audit inventory adjustment approvals authorized by plant management to the JDE Inventory, adjustments by Reason Code report, save approvals for internal audit and notes discrepancies.
  21. Write checks from local bank account and forward disbursement information to Control for monthly journal entry submission.
  22. Assist in month end close journal entry preparation, analysis/reconciliations, and distribution of company financial information to management.
  23. Enter whole good and part price revisions and new part pricing information.
  24. Manage and publish inventory turns report daily for production meetings.
  25. Audit credit card reports and expense reports for adherence to company policy and for correct general ledger coding, then scans/emails to corporate accounting.
  26. Audits all freight bills for accuracy of charge to ODB and to the dealer customer.
  27. Prepare new vendor credit applications and submit standard company banking information to facilitate extension of credit and account set up.
  28. Coordinate via Transform Content Center the processing of locally received invoices and packing slips to Corporate Accounts Payable for further processing/payment.
  29. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):

  • Able to provide excellent customer service in a professional courteous manner.
  • Highly skilled and proficient with the use of personal computers; including complex financial spreadsheet analysis, Microsoft Excel Dashboards, Microsoft Word, and other mainstream office software.
  • Ability to identify, compile, analyze and evaluate complex financial and technical data, and make sound conclusions and recommendations on results.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, with the ability to formulate and deliver relevant financial reporting and material in a clear and concise manner that appeals to all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to build and foster effective business relationships with others within the organization.
  • Ability to provide timely, detailed, results oriented reports.
  • Ability to solve problems, reason, and use good judgment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload.
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently without constant supervision.
  • Ability to work extended hours, under pressure and weekends/holidays as required during peak times.
  • Demonstrated ability to exhibit and model Alamo Group's Core Competencies:
  • Leading Change/Change Management
  • Leading People/Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Business Acumen
  • Results Driven

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5 to 8 years of Cost Accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of ERP and financial analysis software required.
  • Experience with JD Edwards or other ERP systems required; JDE practical experience highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of billing, cash application, accounts payable, and accounting procedures is required.

Valid Through: 2019-10-17