Job Locations US-NY-Ilion
Staff Req. #
ILN18-0001
# of Openings
1

Position Summary

General Summary:

To insure the accuracy and integrity of all financial information generated and reported at the plant site.  Responsibilities include, and are not limited to, managing the day to day activities within the Accounting Department, and providing financial analysis to all levels of management at the plant and corporate levels as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions)

 

Manage the overall activities of the Accounting Department.  This includes Accounts Payable, Payroll, General Accounting, and Cost functions.

 

Advise, support, and direct all areas of plant and corporate management in accounting-related matters

 

Provide plant and corporate management with financial “tools” which will have an impact on decision-making processes.

 

Educate plant management and supervisors on financial-related topics (i.e. “check book accounting”, variance analysis, order integrity, etc.)

 

Develop Accounting staff to enact more efficient methods of handling day to day activities (i.e. evaluate the needs of each task; determine alternate, more efficient methods of accomplishing tasks)

 

Establishing job performance standards, expectations, and measures for all subordinates, including providing ongoing feedback for each employee relating to their performance against those expectations.

 

Coordinate and take an active role in the following major initiatives within the Accounting organization:

 

  • Plant Physical Inventory (Raw Materials; Work-In-Process; Finished Product) (Annual & As Needed)
  • Plant Operations & Capital Expenditure Budget (Annual)
  • Development of Standard Costs (Annual)
  • Financial Closings (Monthly)
  • Plant Financial Forecasts (Monthly & Annualized)
  • Plant Financial Audit (Quarterly & Annual)
  • NAFTA Certification (Annual)

Ensure compliance of all company policies and procedures.

 

Follows all plant safety rules and regulations.

Skills and Education Required

Educational Skills and Experience:

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

 

Education: 

BS Degree in Accounting or Finance with 10+ years of manufacturing accounting supervisory experience required.

 

 

Skills Required:

Strong manufacturing accounting skills, especially in the areas of Cost and Inventory Management.

Strong administrative and interpersonal skills.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.

Ability to build and motivate a team towards the accomplishment of company and departmental objectives.

Strong PC related skills including various Windows based software applications.

Must be proficient in Excel/Word/Power Point software

Solid analytical and problem solving skills.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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