Staff Accountant in East Aurora, New York, US at Thomson Industries, Inc

Date Posted: 12/14/2019

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Job Description

This position is located in East Aurora, NY and is part of the Thomson Division.  Thomson is part of Altra (AIMC). 

The Staff Accountant will be responsible for daily accounting duties, month-end closing, balance sheet reconciliations, and cost accounting duties for specific segments of the Thomson business.  This position is full-time with full benefits. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform daily sales / bookings Corporate reporting
  • Perform daily local management reporting
  • Daily and annual costing functions
  • Prepare & record monthly journal entries & statistical data
  • Assist with monthly variance analysis during the close process
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintain adequacy of internal control structure to ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Knowledge of GAAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel
  • Strong manufacturing / managerial accounting skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and financial system knowledge
  • Ability to interact with employees at various levels & skill sets
  • Ability to collaborate among decentralized teams. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.
  • 2+ years of relevant accounting experience required; manufacturing or public accounting experience highly preferred
  • Experience with an ERP system; Oracle preferred
  • Cost Accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel is required
  • CPA / CMA preferred

Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communicator with the ability to communicate complex concepts to others
  • Able to form and maintain good relationships internally and externally
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a strong understanding of the cost of failure both the production and the ability to fulfil customer orders
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong numeracy, statistical and reporting skills with the ability to analyze, interpret and manage information, data and trends
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • Knowledge and experience of project management skills
  • Results driven

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

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