Accountant

  • Job Reference: 425084387-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Stryten
  • Location: Kansas City, Kansas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Overview

Plant Accountant needed in Kansas City, Kansas. You will support and assist the Plant Controller by auditing, updating, and analyzing cost data to detect control deficiencies, liabilities, or non-compliance to controls. You will assist in monthly closings, analysis of costs, and the preparation of the budget.

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Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* Analyze plant and distribution center financial data to determine performance to goals and prepare and distribute periodic reports to management: scrap, inventory, production, spending, and labor utilization
* Audit hourly payroll administration and accounts payable systems to ensure system integrity, conformance to company policies, and compliance to municipal, state, and federal laws
* Prepare and reconcile general ledger accounts and expense accruals
* Audit capital projects, track spending by project, communicate with project managers, close projects upon completion, track fixed assets, and coordinate with Corporate
* Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems to ensure transactional efficiencies and cost effectiveness
* Examine payroll, accounting, and financial information to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to procedural and reporting standards and report variances to the Plant Controller
* Audit plant spending to comply with Accounting Department rules and procedures
* Review and resolve open receipts and invoice issues
* Participate in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiativesProvide backup to the payroll administration and accounts payable systems
* Perform all other work as assigned by the Controller

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business related field with 1 - 3 years' experience in manufacturing accounting
* Demonstrated proficiency in accounting
* Self-motivated with strong and consistent attention to detail
* The ability to regularly use good judgment and discretion to make educated decisions for the greater good of the company
* Must be able to keep up with a fast-paced environment, have the ability to multi-task and reflect a positive attitude towards challenging job requirements
* Excellent personal computer; Microsoft products experience required - Word, Excel. Access/SQL experience a plus
* Organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills
* JD Edwards and Hyperion experience a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to stand walk, use hand and fingers to touch and grip work materials; reach with hands and arms; communicate verbally and in writing by use of electronic word processing and written reports.

* 80% of the time is percent sitting at computer. 20% walking or standing.
* Occasional lifting of items greater than 25 pounds. Over 40 pounds - rare.
* Must wear uniform, safety glasses and steel toes shoes when in the plant.
* Must be able to wear a half face respirator when necessary.
* Must have at least 20/40 vision with or without the use of corrective lenses.

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EEO Statement

Stryten Energy 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 Statement

Stryten Energy () is an innovative stored energy solutions provider with The Energy to Challenge the status quo in transportation, motive and network power industries. We invest in and develop the energy storage technologies that give our customers the competitive advantage they need to be successful and achieve their goals for growth and profitability. How do we challenge? We are customer-focused, quality-centered and environmentally responsible with the health and safety of our employees at the center of everything we do. Our stored energy solutions power everything from forklifts in warehouses and distribution centers to cars, trains and trucks to data centers and vast telecom networks. In addition to manufacturing high-quality advanced lead and lithium batteries and intelligent chargers, we design cloud-based software for smart fleet design decisions.