Staff Accountant

Confidential Company  •  Michigan City, IN

5 - 7 years experience  •  Manufacturing / Diversified

$60K - $70K
Posted on 08/17/17 by Desmond Nugent
Confidential Company
Michigan City, IN
5 - 7 years experience
Manufacturing / Diversified
$60K - $70K
Posted on 08/17/17 Desmond Nugent


Our client located in Michigan City, IN is a dynamic and rapidly growing publicly traded manufacturing company who has become a recognized leader in their space. To continue their growth, they are seeking an Assistant Controller to help support and lead key financial initiatives.

Top Reasons to Work with Us?

  • Diversified manufacturer serving a vertical market client base in the transportation industry. 
  • Team based environment!!  Heritage of growth sustainability and diversification. 
  • Strong commitment to employees ~  Strong commitment to customers.
  • Growth & expansion.  Been in the area for 75years!  Long tenured staff.  
  • Excellent compensation, including bonus program and complete benefits package.

What you will be doing?

  • Perform Month End Close activities, including journal entries, balance sheet reconciliation, and preparation & justification of judgmental accruals and financialreporting in accordance with GAAP
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with official guidelines and requirements
  • Prepare monthly Forecast with analysis of variance from Plan and Prior Forecast.
  • Assists in the preparation of the plant’s Annual Operating Plan
  • Assist with Annual Physical Inventory along with analysis of variance from Book.
  • Maintains SOX procedures
  • Monitor cash receipts and research and resolve payment/billing/credit discrepancies including reconciliation and application of customer debit memos.
  • Responsible for supplier debit memo recovery
  • Assists with accounts payable coding, review and approval
  • Coordinate with other departments on fixed assets & tooling accounting, planning and reporting
  • Maintain intercompany balancing
  • Analyze balance sheets, profit and loss statements and otherfinancialreports
  • Maintain standard cost system

What you will need?

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or relevant field required
  • 5-7years of directly relatedexperienceincluding:
    • Strong financial acumen, demonstrated analytical ability, and knowledge of corporate finance as well as manufacturing accounting and GAAP
    • SOX, external, and internal audits
    • Hands-On Month End Close accountability
    • Understand P&L and balance sheet dynamics
    • Experience with tracking fixed assets and tooling
    • Experience with accounts receivable and accounts payable in a shared services environment
    • Experience with budgeting/forecasting
  • Computer skills:  Microsoft Office including advanced Excel skills; familiarity with ERP systems (Plex preferred)

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