Basic Functions

This position is responsible for working on accounting, payroll and financial planning and analysis functions in support of the Texas plants.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ownership of various month-end close responsibilities
  • Prepare manual journal entries for various accounting transactions
  • Provide financial and operational month-end and adhoc analyses and reporting
  • Assist in preparation of balance sheet account and payroll reconciliations
  • Assist with the development of forecasts/annual budgets for Texas plants
  • Process Texas plant's freight, debit/credit memo transactions (i.e. customer returns/claims, and scrap / regrind shipments), check requests and intercompany transfers
  • Assist with the coordination of internal and external audit requirements
  • Prepare monthly Sales & Use Tax Returns, quarterly/annual Government Manufacturing Activity Survey, and other Provincial and/or Federal reporting requirements (i.e. Business Conditions survey, Energy Consumption Survey)
  • Ensure plant personnel’s adherence to ARPNA policy and financial data accuracy through transaction reviews, administration and review/approval of time reporting, inventory cycle count audits, HFI/OSM inventory reviews, fixed asset physical inventory, administration of fixed asset movements/capitalization
  • Lead management/resolution of parked A/P invoices to achieve A/P efficiency targets

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 3-5 years equivalent experience in general and or cost accounting
  • Strong systems aptitude with preference given to candidates with SAP R/3, Business Warehouse and Business Planning & Consolidation experience and Kronos Timekeeping systems
  • Ability to multi-task, meet strict deadlines and work under pressure
  • Sound problem solving/analytical skills and proficiency in Excel as financial analysis tool
  • Effective team player; strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrates strength in attention to detail

Internal Audit Senior
Cost Accounting Analyst