Job: Accountant

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Job Description

ID
2017-2931
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-IL-Urbana
Posted Date
5/2/2017
Category
Accounting/Finance
Company
Flex-N-Gate Management LLC

Overview:

Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position:

The individual will, under limited supervision, manage and coordinate the activities of the accounting department in accordance with stated policies and procedures. It will also work closely with the corporate controller to ensure that the location’s financial goals are met.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform timely month-end closes (three business days).
  • Monthly reconciliation of ALL balance sheet accounts.
  • Coordinate with other Flex-N-Gate facilities regarding reconciliation of any intercompany balances or debt.
  • Must provide upper management with timely financial statement projections in order to enable management to react to changes in business environment.
  • Respond to information requests from other departments regarding financial information.
  • Perform weekly accounts payable and payroll processing.
  • Continuously identify areas for cost savings.
  • Develop strong internal controls while proactively working to increase internal process efficiencies.
  • Allocates job tasks and responsibilities to ensure all commitments are met in a timely manner.
  • Create and meet deadlines regarding month-end close procedures.
  • Will interact with external auditors during annual Flex-N-Gate audit.
  • Will be required to close year end in timely manner and respond to all corporate requests for information in order to facilitate audit process.
  • Other duties as assigned by corporate controller, chief financial officer, or other executives.

Qualifications:

  • Education or Equivalent Level Required: Bachelors in Accounting
  • Experience Required: 3-5 years accounting experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong documentation skills required
  • Knowledge of automotive industry, a plus
  • Knowledge of AS400 or similar computer system
  • ADP or other payroll software experience required
  • Human resource and benefit administration experience a plus
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Advanced computer skills; including expert level of MS Excel
  • Detail-oriented and punctual with deadlines
  • Ability to perform high quality work in short time frames
  • Strong organizational, analytical skills and problem solving skills required
  • Team player
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work with flexibility
  • Able to interact effectively with all levels of the organization, especially senior management
  • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in financial and/or accounting applications.
  • Skilled in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures.
  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as well as other accounting standards regarding procedures and documentation.

Benefits:

• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

 
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