Senior General Accountant

Exide Technologies   •  

Milton, GA

Industry: Transportation Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 264 days ago

This job is no longer available.


To maintain the accuracy and timeliness of the accounting for all Canadian locations, including tax filings, and statutory reporting.


  • Maintaining the general ledger system for Canadian locations

  • Month end accounting: accruals, prepayments, balance sheet control account reconciliations, stock reconciliations

  • Smooth running of the day to day transactional activities

  • Ensuring compliance with all legal and statutory requirements including tax, external audit, internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley legislation.

  • Maximization of current ERP and reporting system.

  • Completion of Monthly closing entries, and processes.

  • Preparing monthly financial reporting package (Balance Sheet, P&L, Cash-Flow).

  • Responsibility for accurate sales tax compliance

  • Collaboration on AP/AR functions and personnel

  • Limited travel may be required to other North American locations



  • 5 years of experience in accounting and finance. (E)

  • Education – University/College Degree in Accounting of Finance. (E)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, email and internet. (E)

  • Relevant experience in manufacturing, retail or distribution (E)

  • Knowledge of Canadian GAAP, Sales Tax (E)

  • Knowledge of Foreign currency translation (E)

  • Knowledge of Inter-company accounting (E)

  • Experience within a head office Corporate function (D)

  • Hyperion Reporting (D)

  • JDE Edwards ERP System(D)


  • Self-motivating and capable of working independently.

  • Assertive in implementing and driving adherence to controls and processes.

  • Have the ability to establish priorities and complete assignments accurately and on a timely basis

  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

  • Management and supervision skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Fluency in French a plus.


EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies () is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 129 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2018-1606