General Accountant in Solon, OH at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Solon, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/6/2020

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: General Accountant

Division: Engine Repair

Summary

Perform general accounting functions according to established procedures or as directed by management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Perform Month End journals for Prepaids, Bonus Accrual, Payroll, Non-inventory Accruals, Travel, Commissions and Customer programs.
  • Assist with the gathering of data for various state and federal audits.
  • Responsible for the monthly bank reconciliation for the business, including preparation of supporting spreadsheets and various adjustments.
  • Calculation of rebates owed to customers for program related items.
  • Fixed asset management: CIP, placing assets in-service, assigning asset numbers and reconciling asset balances and depreciation.
  • Calculate and report sales and use tax owed by the Division to corporate on a monthly basis.
  • Account reconciliation process ownership of balance sheet accounts to ensure all are completed in accordance with GAAP.
  • Responsible for the administration of all AMEX transactions.
  • Assist with the capitalizing, disposing and maintaining fixed assets in ITW software and related depreciation costs.
  • Perform other accounting, financial or administrative tasks, including special projects, that may be required from time to time.

Working Relationships

Directly report into the Division Controller with oversight by the Accounting Manager.  Interact closely with the Financial Analyst, banking institutions as well as all departments and employees within the company.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 2-4 years related experience
  • Strong understanding of Ohio State use tax laws
  • CPA a plus
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality required
  • Intermediate Excel (PivotTables/Lookups) and general PC knowledge required
  • Experience with JD Edwards system a plus
  • Understanding of Access and relational databases is a plus or desire/ability to learn these skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, and maintaining a professional demeanor are necessary

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. This job description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this position.  Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

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