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Staff Accountant

Company: The AZEK Company
Location: Dowagiac
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Staff AccountantLocation: Dowagiac, MIReturn Polymers, a division of The AZEK Company, is a powerhouse in the PVC recycling and compounding industry located in Ashland, OH.POSITION SUMMARY:The Staff Accountant will play a key role in the accounting organization and will have significant influence in building relationships with operations. Responsibilities include accounting and analysis for many aspects of a manufacturing operation. Position requires excellent analytical skills, the ability to be a self-starter, desire to continually learn and expand within the company and motivation to succeed in a fast-paced environment. The position is located in our Dowagiac, Michigan manufacturing facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Understand the general accounting process, including G/L, A/P, A/R, intercompany transactions, subledger reconciliation, etc. Work with operations to ensure expenses are allocated appropriately. Assist in reconciling components of and provide explanations for variances.
  • Work closely with operations to understand manufacturing related variances to both standard and to budget/forecast. This includes material usage and purchase price variances, as well as overhead variances.
  • Perform monthly accruals, balance sheet schedules, and bank statement reconciliations.
  • Assist with the capital process including fixed assets and project tracking.
  • Responsible for inventory control and the monthly cycle count process. Develop tracking and reporting metrics to ensure action items are followed up on.
  • Take an active part in the budgeting/forecasting process.
  • Play a major role in identifying opportunities for improving, streamlining and automating functions within the accounting department and drive to completion.
  • Understand the standard cost build process and play a major role in the development of annual standard costs. Reconcile components of and provide explanations for annual change in standard costs.
  • Performs other assignments as directed.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or accounting
    • 3 to 5 plus years' experience in a manufacturing company.Computer Skills: High degree of proficiency in Excel, Outlook, Word. JD Edwards ERP system experience a plus.Other Requirements: Excellent organizational skills, time management, and attention to detail.

Keywords: The AZEK Company, South Bend , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Dowagiac, Indiana

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