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Senior Accountant

Company: Kaiser Aluminum
Location: Franklin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for general accounting functions including but not limited to preparation of journal entries, reconciliation of general ledger accounts, preparation of internal financial statements and reports. This position will also provide support and back up for other accounting functions e.g. Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

  • Assumes responsibility for performing assigned accounting and related clerical support functions.
  • Preparation of journal entries.
  • Reconciliation of general ledger accounts including researching and correcting discrepancies.
  • Maintain files, including filing of account reconciliation documentation, general ledger journal vouchers and other miscellaneous filings.
  • Responsible for amortization of prepaid accounts.
  • Responsible for analysis and accruals related to benefits costs.
  • Follow proper accounting procedures to reach financial objectives
  • Monitor and analyze financial accounting data
  • Provide backup for other accounting functions as needed

    • Assumes responsibility for effectively researching and resolving accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
      • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with Company personnel (local and plant level) and with management.
      • Maintains regular contact with Plant level accounting teams to obtain and convey information and/or to correct transactions or other erroneous data.
      • Keep management informed of area activities and any significant problems.
      • Attend and participate in meetings as necessary.
        • Assume responsibility for related duties as required or assigned
        • Ensures that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.
        • Completes special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required.

          PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTS
        • Accounting documents, records and reports are prepared, maintained accurately and in a timely manner.
        • Department files are appropriately maintained.
        • Good communication and coordination exists with all Company personnel. Assistance and support are provided as needed.
        • Management is appropriately informed of area activities
        • Accounting functions are completed in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.
          QUALIFICATIONS
          EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: BA/BS with an emphasis in Accounting/FinanceREQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:
        • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures
        • Knowledge of related computer applications (Oracle, Hyperion, Blackline Systems, Alteryx, ADP GL) would be beneficial
        • Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills EXPERIENCE:
        • 3 5 years related experience with a medium to large manufacturing company preferred.
        • Strong written and oral communication skills
        • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
        • Highly detail-oriented and organized
        • Proven ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees
        • Superior analytical and problem-solving skillsby Jobble

Keywords: Kaiser Aluminum, Franklin , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Franklin, Tennessee

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