Senior Accountant

Confidential Company  •  Beaumont, TX

8 - 10 years experience  •  Manufacturing

$80K - $90K ($80K - $90K base, plus bonus)
Posted on 06/01/18 by Greg Downs
Confidential Company
Beaumont, TX
8 - 10 years experience
Manufacturing
$80K - $90K
($80K - $90K base, plus bonus)
Posted on 06/01/18 Greg Downs

Job Overview

Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and otherfinancialreports. Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. Reports organization's finances to management, and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies, and assumptions underlying budget forecasts. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 6-8years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Reports to the Controller.

Qualifications

Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations

  • CPA, CMA, or CGMA preferred

 

Education, Experience, and/or Training

  • Bachelor?s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required
  • Minimum eight (8) years experience working in Accounting or related field required
  • Minimum five (5) years experience working in the Manufacturing or Industrial industry preferred.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

  • Accounting ? must have general knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices, as well as thorough knowledge of applicable accounts receivable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and company procedures. 
  • Arithmetic ? the position requires the knowledge of mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division accurately.
  • Administration and Management ? Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. 
  • Planning/organizing ? the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. 
  • Information Ordering ? The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Computer skills ? the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs, as well as working with e-mail at a highly proficient level. Experience with SAPpreferred.
  • Teamwork ? the position requires working well in a team environment, and able to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Customer service ? the position manages difficult client/client situations, responds promptly to client needs, solicits client feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Dependability ? the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity ? meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Detail-oriented ? minimizes errors and recognizes errors made by others. 
  • Problem solving ? the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully. 
  • Judgment and Decision Making ? Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Critical Thinking ? ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Planning/organizing ? the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. 
  • Adaptability ? the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. 
  • Problem Sensitivity ? The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. 
  • Confidential ? the position requires discretion, because they frequently come in contact with confidential material. 
  • Negotiation ? Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences. 
  • Persuasion ? Persuading others to change their minds or behavior. 
  • Time Management ? Managing one's own time and the time of others. 
  • Confidential ? the position requires discretion, because they frequently come in contact with confidential material. 
  • Speaking ? Talking to others to convey information effectively. 
  • Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. 
  • Dependability ? the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity ? meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.

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