Exide Technologies

  • Senior Accountant

    Job Locations US-GA-Milton
    Requisition ID
    2018-2040
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly expense allocations for certain prepaid and accrual accounts.  This position prepares journal entries on a monthly basis and is heavily involved in month end closing activities.  This position works closely with the procurement, commercial, financial planning and analysis and disbursements team as well as the accounting team.

    Responsibilities

    • Perform general ledger activities including monthly closing tasks and preparation of monthly supporting schedules
    • Prepare monthly B/S account reconciliations for certain accrual accounts
    • Extract, analyze and organize large amounts of data for reconciliation and cost center expense review
    • Research and follow up on reconciling items found during reconciliation process
    • Prepare accrual entries
    • Perform financial transactions consistent with accounting policies and GAAP
    • Ensure that internal and external customers are provided with timely and accurate assistance
    • Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reports using JDE or Essbase as needed.
    • Performs ad-hoc reporting, analysis and problem resolution.
    • Complies with and documents SOX-related controls.
    • Provides external auditors with PBC requests.
    • Proactively identifies and communicates general ledger and accounting related issues.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance required
      Competent in accounting and financial practices and procedures
    • Advanced skills in creating spreadsheets and reports in MS Excel and Word, including pivot tables and v-lookup
      Ability to work effectively under pressure, and shift priorities quickly as required
      Able to quickly assess issues and relevant information to make effective decisions
    • Highly detail oriented and organized in work approach
      Ability to quickly learn and apply new job related information
    • 2-3 years accounting experience

     

    Preferred

    • JDE and Essbase experience
      Able to maintain effectiveness and efficiency in changing work responsibilities and environment
      Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
      Excellent organizational and analytical skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
      Ability to quickly develop strong working relationships
      Proven ability to work with minimal direction, as well as be resourceful and independent in solving problems
      Proven ability to effectively work with all levels in the organization
    • CPA or CPA track preferred

     

    EEO Statement

    Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

    About Exide

    Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

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