Senior Accountant in Cleveland, OH at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Cleveland, OH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Euclid Chemical Company is searching for an individual with strong attention to detail and analytical skills to join the team as a Senior Accountant.

Euclid Chemical offers an attractive package. Company benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Remote working arrangements
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • 401k and Pension
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Vacation and Holiday time

Basic Function:

This position is responsible for activities associated with maintaining the integrity of the general ledger for one or more business entities, through compliance with GAAP and all company policies.

Major Responsibilities:

The Senior Accountant will be expected to:

  • Complete monthly preparation, verification, and control of required journal entries
  • Prepare monthly financial statements
  • Perform monthly account analysis for all balance sheet accounts including subledgers (AR, AP, and FA)
  • Prepare Plan and Forecast CAPEX spending on both Internal and RPM sites. 
  • Post to SAP and Hyperion Planning applications for Plan and Forecast Depreciation. 
  • Manage monthly accounting for North America Fixed Assets including but not limited to setting up Internal Orders, track spending, create asset, post depreciation, perform month end closing activities, and supply all necessary information/reports to accounting and auditors.
  • Maintain data on company website for actual spending on Internal Orders
  • Supply year end reporting to Outside accounting firm for Personal Property Tax preparation. 
  • Perform year-end preparation of 10K schedules for assigned entities along with assistance in both internal and external audits
  • Prepare annual balance sheet budgets for various balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare annual schedules for Business Interruption Insurance
  • Load bank information into SAP monthly
  • Update the List of Outstanding Checks on a monthly basis
  • Perform stop payments on checks with bank, and check for AP to verify if a check has been cashed 
  • Act as Utilities Coordinator (post accrual adjustments, work with 3rd party payment vendor, research and handle internal questions)
  • Maintain desk manual for assigned companies
  • Provide accounting support for various departments/divisions in the Group by preparing reports that aid in business analysis, including various special projects
  • Additional special projects or duties, which can encompass other entities with the Group
  • Provide secondary support to the Bank Reconciliations with all divisions
  • Provide backup support to verifying non-Tremco group I/C balances at month end. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and/or at least 2+ years experience in a similar position and environment
  • Prior SAP or Hyperion experience 

Key Competencies:

  • Language Skills: excellent verbal and written communication skills; must have excellent phone skills/manner.
  • Interpersonal Skills: the ability to interact well with others utilizing communication skills to build relationships.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages; analytical abilities (recognize errors, evaluate trends, anticipate difficulties; High degree of attention to detail; Ability to organize data and draw relevant conclusions; Ability to analyze problems systematically; Ability to recognize what is relevant in reporting requirements to create informative reports for the business unit.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve problems, collect data, and draw valid conclusions.Working with stringent monthly deadlines; High levels of transactional information to review; Must be able to assist in the quick analysis of a problem;Ability to recognize posting errors and their quantitative impact to financial statements.
  • Organizational Skills: Must be well organized and keep clear concise records; must have high degree of flexibility and ability to multitask. High degree of attention to detail; Ability to organize data and draw relevant conclusions; Ability to recognize what is relevant in reporting requirements to create informative reports for the business unit.
  • Technological Skills/IT: Knowledge in SAP (FI, CO, and PA modules) and Hyperion Enterprise software a plus; Knowledge of US GAAP; Moderate PC skill level, particularly in Excel spreadsheet applications.
  • Initiative: Must be proactive and look for areas of improvement
  • Teamwork: Must be a team player and have a “can do” attitude

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.