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Accountant in Lexington, KY at ITW

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Staff Accountant will drive effective and accurate financial processes for the Powertrain Fastening division, adhering to the ITW policies, internal controls and US GAAP.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage the entire Accounts Receivable process, including posting payments, monthly reporting of Past Dues, investigating short payments/customer discrepancies and processing Credit Memos

 

  • Prepare monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations and journal entries

 

  • Assist or conduct other accounting tasks and projects

 

  • Review and transmit bi-weekly hours to Corporate Payroll Department

 

  • Calculate and book payroll accrual for month-end and review labor cost for month-end analysis

 

  • Assist both internal and external auditors during audit engagements

 

  • Understand priorities and time management to finish jobs timely

Job Requirements

Qualifications

 

  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance

 

  • Must possess key leadership qualities, including flexibility, reliability, self-starter and effective team player and communicator

 

  • A positive attitude focused on understanding, anticipating and responding to the needs of our customers, both internal and external to the department and company

 

  • Strong analytical skills, detail oriented, with an aptitude to work accurately and quickly

 

  • Manufacturing experience a plus

 

Work Environment

The majority of time will be spent in a quiet office environment. Occasionally the employee may be required to spend time in the manufacturing and distribution facilities.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral visions, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and use hands to finger, handle or feel.

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