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Accountant II

Galesburg, MI 49053

Posted: 05/24/24 Employment Type: 6 months contract Industry: Other Job Number: EATNJP00075113

Job Description

Education level required
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field
Years and area of experience required
2-5 years varied accounting/finance experience
Technical knowledge
Strong analytical skills and knowledge of accounting principles and regulations
Soft skills
• Well-versed in business ethics and internal control best practices• Ability to communicate complex financial concepts in a clear and concise manner • Detail-oriented with effective organization and time management skills• Highly motivated, highly analytical and self-starter
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This position is an Analyst role on the Regional Controller team. An Accounting and Controls Analyst is a professional who plays a crucial role in a company's financial management and internal control processes. Their primary responsibilities involve ensuring accurate financial reporting, maintaining compliance with accounting standards and regulations, and implementing effective internal controls to safeguard company assets and prevent fraud.
• Financial Reporting: Support preparation of financial statements, following generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) adherence, local statutory/tax compliance, and other relevant accounting standards. • Internal Controls: Implement and monitor control procedures to minimize the risk of errors, fraud, and financial misstatements. This might involve regularly reviewing and improving internal processes, ensuring proper segregation of duties, and participating in periodic internal audits.• Compliance: Ensure compliance with applicable accounting regulations and reporting requirements. Keep abreast of changes in accounting standards and help the company adapt to new requirements.• Controller Activities: Support operation/site level controller actions including all closing and accounting activities. • Data Analysis: Analyze financial data to identify trends, patterns, and potential issues. This analysis can provide valuable insights into the company's financial health and help management make informed decisions.• Partnership: Work with and communicate financial information effectively between operations and global support centers. Partner with operations to drive actions discovered through data analysis.• Process Improvement: Identified opportunities to streamline accounting processes and enhance efficiency. Suggest and implement improvements to reporting methods, financial systems, and automation tools.

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