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Plant Accounting Manager Job

Company: Kenworth Truck Company
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Job Description:

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Kenworth Truck Company
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World s Best heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.



JOB OVERVIEW: Ensure compliance with Corporate, Division and Plant policies for general accounting, inventory valuation and effective internal controls.



PRIMARY DUTIES:



* Supervise, mentor and motivate staff

* Manage plant accounting day-to-day and month-end tasks for all general accounting areas including inventory, payroll, accounts payable and other receivables

* Oversee plant internal control reviews including Sarbanes-Oxley documentation/testing and Internal Control Assessment Program reviews including identifying potential risks & opportunities in relation to plant processes and procedures

* Ensure accurate inventory valuation based on performance & coordination of on-site interim inventories; build station audits, factor reviews, and assistance in planning and executing a bi-annual physical inventory

* Direct the coordination and completion of the quarterly statistical audits of off-site third-party warehouse inventory and partner with operations to ensure inventory controls are strong at third-party sites

* Direct the preparation of timely, accurate and meaningful financial reports, cost analyses, forecasts, inventory financial reports, account reconciliations and budgets.

* Review various journal entries, general ledger reconciliations and perform account analysis

* Review department expenditures and analyze variances between budget/forecast and actual results

* Responsible for coordination with Division Office, Corporate Internal Control Manager, internal and external auditors during quarterly reviews and annual audits

* Support plant projects, including plant comparison, rearrangement events and system related projects. Also, provide back-up support for other accounting areas as needed



Skills / Competencies



* Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills required

* Strong leadership and supervisory skills, emphasizing continuous improvement

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Attention to detail and ability to understand the big picture

* Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage multiple projects from beginning to end

* Deadline-driven, self-motivated and customer service oriented

* Strong computer skills and proficiency in Excel (i.e. pivot tables, macros, charts and graphs)

* Ability to work independently, handling multiple tasks and changing priorities while meeting non-negotiable deadlines



REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: * BS/BA Accounting Degree

* 8 + years of relevant accounting experience with increasing responsibility

* CPA



DESIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

* Big 4 public accounting experience highly preferred

* SAP Experience Desired

* Masters degree highly preferred

* Experience in manufacturing / Inventory accounting preferred



Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue
Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Payroll, Plant, Accounting, Warehouse, Finance, Manufacturing

Keywords: Kenworth Truck Company, Seattle, Plant Accounting Manager Job, Executive, Kirkland, Washington

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