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Accountant II

Specialty Coating Systems

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Indianapolis, IN
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Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:

The purpose of the Accountant II is to assume a variety of duties, including daily/monthly accounting, and  financial reporting and analysis work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs general accounting duties as required, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and reconciliations.
  • Assists Controller in preparing annual audit report, drafting footnotes, and quarterly financial statements.
  • Maintains fixed asset records.
  • Responsible for preparing and filing multi-state sales and use tax returns.
  • Assists in preparation of schedules and analysis for budgets and other special projects.
  • Assumes an increasingly important role in the annual budget preparation and consolidation, and monthly division and corporate reporting.
  • Interfaces with the tax department of the parent company in support of income tax returns and income tax provisions.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cross-trains in order to provide back-up for other finance personnel in their assigned activities.
  • Participates in various credit and collection activities.
  • Adheres to plant and corporate safety policies

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA, CMA, or CPA a plus but not required.
Minimum of 1 year of public accounting, and / or 3 years of industry experience.
Advanced PC skills with Microsoft Office Excel and intermediate skill level with Power Point, and Word. Experience utilizing and extracting data from an ERP system with  Syteline is a plus.
Familiarity with corporate consolidations including foreign currency related issues.
Demonstrated track record of project management:  identifying, owning, and driving projects to completion.

BASIC SKILLS:

  • Ability to communicate and interface with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a small team.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to plan, set priorities, and complete multiple work assignments in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge and experience with  consolidations accounting including both US based and international entities.
  • Basic understanding of purchase accounting
  • Understanding of and ability to apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Keeps up with latest GAAP pronouncements that apply to SCS