Accountant
Location:  Mobile, ALABAMA
Position Type:  Full Time, Direct Hire
Job Description

SUMMARY: This supervisory position is in support of the Company’s Finance team. The individual must be willing to work under pressure with very tight deadlines and take on other finance duties and ad-hoc assignments as assigned by Head of Finance and immediate supervisor to improve work processes for the Company and the Department. The individual should be a self-starter and be receptive to job rotation and work re-assignment as required to complement overall department work plans. He/she must be able to commit to Company and department deadlines. The candidate will be heavily involved in company-level financial & profitability analysis, business controlling, and lean/ costs management analytical work. The individual would be also tasked to oversee a full set of books for a neighbor-state satellite operation.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Under minimal supervision, an incumbent is to exhibit minimum bachelors-degree-level technical skill sets in accounting, supervise finance work processes and keep financial records of a complex nature in SAP ERP system. There would be matrix-supervision over work performed by a team of finance personnel. The individual will have to be able to coordinate with upstream functional departments, analyze and translate company data for meaningful financial reporting and management review with minimal supervision. When overseeing the full set of books for the satellite facility, the individual would need to coordinate Accounts Receivable (AR), Fixed Asset, and/or Accounts Payable (AP) functions and best practices for the facility. A good understanding of US GAAP and local tax regulations is essential for this role. Ad-hoc assignments will be delegated in line with the individual’s work experience.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate-level accounting knowledge. The ideal candidate should have working knowledge and experience in FP&A, Financial Reporting, Accounts Receivable, Fixed Assets and Accounts Payable; including giving guidance to team members day-to-day functions
  • Must have strong working knowledge and experience in financial accounting principles with keen business sense; expert user of computer/office software and applications; experience in SAP system is a plus; excellent analytical and interpersonal skills; and capable of creative problem solving with ability to develop new methods/models of data extraction and work processing where none exists.
  • Able to supervise and handle AR, Fixed Assets, Taxation and/or AP team member daily duties as required. Able to perform monthly/periodic reviews and implement change management as required to improve department standards.
  • Design, implement and maintain financial reports to meet Finance Department reporting requirements and to provide management with financial performance data for their respective departments; generate monthly reports on a timely basis after implementation phase is complete;
  • Financial reporting deadlines to be complied with as expected in accounting profession.
  • Be receptive to job rotation and/or new job assignments as required to balance workload and skill sets within the department; be receptive to ad-hoc projects/ tasks, as needed.
  • Able to guide fellow co-workers to adopt accounting best practices.
  • Other duties might include:
    • Prepare journal entries, posts entries and proves balances on various ledgers;
    • Takes trial balances and prepares summary statements of ledger balances;
    • Reviews and checks a wide variety of complex account keeping records and reports;
    • Reconciles bank statements with cash books;
    • May supervise the work of subordinate clerical staff;
    • Uses computer applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, calendar, e-mail and database software in performing work assignments;
    • Ensure financial recording accuracy and compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and established accounting standards, procedures and internal controls.
    • Liaising with external and internal auditors, tax agents and relevant authorities.
Remuneration:  (Salary Depends on Experience)
Years Experience Required:  0
Education Required:  4 Year degree
Travel Required:  None
Manages Others:  Yes
Language Requirements:  English

At Advantage Resourcing, our primary objective is to perfectly align the best people with the appropriate job whether it is a temporary assignment or career position. We place talented people in a wide variety of jobs with companies across the country in areas such as: engineering, IT, technical, manufacturing, skilled trades, distribution, call centers, clerical, accounting, finance and sales. .

Our strength is being able to solve our client’s workforce needs by matching people that have the right skills, knowledge and motivation to each opportunity. Advantage Resourcing can help you discover the personal and career success you desire..

Advantage Resourcing offers a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits package and 401(k) plan.
Advantage Resourcing Americas, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard for race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, age, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected categories. Advantage Resourcing is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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