Staff Accountant in Solon, OH at ITW Automotive OEM

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Solon, OH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Position at ITW Permatex

Permatex, Inc. a division of Illinois Tool Works (NYSE:ITW); is a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of premium chemical products to the automotive maintenance and repair, home and hardware markets. Core brands include: Permatex®, Fast Orange®, Spray Nine®, the Right Stuff® and Devcon® Home. We seek a Staff Accountant to join our Finance team.

We are recruiting for this role in both the Hartford, CT and Solon, OH markets.

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Process and manage accounts payable, including referring invoices to proper signers for approval and ensuring timely invoicing/payment in JDE.
  • 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 Manager with other reconciliations, analysis, schedules and reporting to management and corporate.
  • Perform such other accounting, financial or administrative tasks, including special projects, that may be required from time to time.
  • Undergraduate degree required in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 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 or desire/ability to learn these skills
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, and maintaining a professional demeanor are necessary

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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 Jessica Henry at (440) 914-3580. No other requests will be accepted.