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Staff Accountant in Solon, OH at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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    Solon, OH
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Job Description

Open Position Posting – ITW Full Time Employees

We are presently seeking candidates for a Staff Accountant to join our Solon, OH Finance Team. This is a salary exempt position with normal hours of Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm with a one-hour lunch.

The Staff Account is to perform general transactional accounting functions as well as control functions in accounts payable and accounts receivable according to established procedures or as directed by management. This position, reporting to the Sr. Accountant, interact closely with the Division Controller, Accounting Manager, financial institutions as well as all departments and employees within the company.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Assist in the monthly account analysis and reconciliation of various general ledger and payroll accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of general accounting journal entries, including general ledger input, as well as periodic review and input of related account balances, prepaid, accruals, etc.
  • Responsible for the monthly bank and AR reconciliations for the business, including preparation of supporting spreadsheets and various adjustments. 
  • Responsible for vendor master data maintenance
  • Responsible for weekly accounts payable check runs, ensuring timely invoicing/payment in JDE.
  • Liaison with the vendor handling the sales team company cars, gas cards and monitor for proper expense reporting.
  • Responsible for tracking Purchasing and Travel Expenses as well as issuing Purchasing Cards.
  • Assist with the gathering of data for various state and federal audits, e.g., Sales and Use, IRS, States, annual tax kit, etc.
  • Assist Accounting Team members with other reconciliations, analysis, schedules and reporting to management and corporate.
  • Assist Solon location inventory reporting, cycle count and annual physical inventory
  • Prepare dashboard reporting for accounts receivable updates for aging, past dues, open deductions and chargebacks.
  • Perform such other accounting, financial or administrative tasks, including special projects, that may be required from time to time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 1-2 years related experience
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality required
  • Intermediate Excel (PivotTables/Lookups) and general PC knowledge required
  • Understanding of Access and relational databases is a plus; desire/ability to learn these skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, and maintaining a professional demeanor are necessary

Permatex is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.  EEO is the law. Permatex invites any employee and/or applicant to review the Company’s Affirmative Action Plan.  This plan is available for inspection upon request by emailing .  If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Katie Craig at (440) 914-3166.