the smart solution for Seattle jobs

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.


* 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


* 8 + years of relevant accounting experience with increasing responsibility



* 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

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Executive Jobs

Director, Advisory- Regional Engagement Lead (REL)
Description: Advisory- Regional Engagement Lead REL br br Overview br br Avanade is seeking an experienced advisory leader to lead strategic interactions with our clients. Experience working in partner roles (more...)
Company: Avanade
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Pharmacist - Investigational Drugs (SCCA)
Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/19/2018

Rehabilitation Nursing Manager/Director
Description: Centra Healthcare Solutions is seeking an experienced Nursing Manager/Director that is licensed or in the immediate process, and qualifies, of obtaining DON licensure in WA to work in SNF / LTC in the (more...)
Company: Centra Healthcare
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Director, Software Development
Description: Manage a team that designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc. br br As a director of the software engineering division, you will (more...)
Company: Oracle
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Financial Advisor, Wealth Management - Bellevue, WA
Description: Job Description br COMPANY OVERVIEW: As long as there are people who make the world a better place, we'll keep making a difference for them. Since 1918, it has been TIAA's mission to serve those who (more...)
Company: TIAA
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Staff Scientist, Innate Immunity and Cancer Biology
Description: Applicants should be highly-motivated scientists, with a PhD
Company: Bridgespan Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Registered Nurse Case Management
Description: ICHS is a non-profit federally qualified community health center with a 40-year tradition of providing quality health care to diverse populations in the communities we serve. If working with a community-oriented (more...)
Company: International Community Health Services
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Manager, Program Management, Alexa Smart Home
Description: Were seeking a Manager, Program Management. In this role you
Company: Amazon
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Services Project Cost Analyst
Description: Role SummaryThe Services Specialist - Digital Project
Company: General Electric - Corporate & Financial Services
Location: Redmond
Posted on: 04/21/2018

Internal Consultant - Senior Associate
Description: Patriciate in internal consulting projects to increase efficiency,
Company: Russell Investments
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 04/19/2018

Log In or Create An Account


Forgot password?

Find us on Facebook

Find us on LinkedIn

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Seattle RSS job feeds