Staff Accountant (Manufacturing background needed)

Latitude Inc.
Columbia, MD
Jul 13, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
Full Time
The Staff Accountant has responsibility for supporting the Controller in all financial reporting and related finance and accounting analysis. Primary Function: Preparing and analyzing weekly and monthly operations cost reports, and costs audits, ensuring data is allocated correctly Update weekly cash forecast Support for external audits and gathering tax information Support for sales and use tax filings Support AR and AP in all aspects Fixed asset maintenance and depreciation Prepare consolidated financial statements internal and external, by gathering and analyzing information from departments and the general ledger system Prepare general ledger entries by maintaining files and records, as well as reconciling accounts Answer financial and accounting questions by researching and interpreting data Supporting month-end closing, financial reporting, project cost accounting and information requests from Corporate Other projects as assigned Key Measures: Financial & Operational Metrics EBITDA Cost Savings Inventory Accuracy Timely Reporting Collections & Invoicing Qualifications & Academic Preferences: Bachelor s Degree in Accounting/Finance and/or equivalent experience - required Master s Degree in Accounting/Finance - preferred 3 to 5 years minimum accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred Costing / Financial experience in a Manufacturing Environment; exposure to store fixture industry would be an asset Highly effective computer skills, with demonstrated knowledge of ERP systems (preferably Vantage) & proficient use of Excel Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills Customer Service Focus Critical Success Factors: Customer Service Integrity Continuous Improvement Respect Pro-active Initiative Performance Communication Teamwork Drive Attention to Detail Organized Support/Sponsor Value Engineering Initiatives Working Environment: Office working environment with exposure to manufacturing metal shop and wood shop.