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Exide Technologies Senior Accountant in Milton, Georgia

Overview

The Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing monthly expense allocations for certain prepaid and accrual accounts. This position prepares journal entries on a monthly basis and is heavily involved in month end closing activities. This position works closely with the procurement, commercial, financial planning and analysis and disbursements team as well as the accounting team.

Responsibilities

  • Perform general ledger activities including monthly closing tasks and preparation of monthly supporting schedulesPrepare monthly B/S account reconciliations for legal and freight accruals, payroll and payroll related accounts and pension accounts for the Americas (which includes North America, Canada and Mexico)

  • Prepare weekly schedules for freight

  • Complete coding of freight invoices

  • Review pension reports annually for true up adjustments

  • Prepare bi-weekly payroll schedules for Canada by cost center

  • Prepare monthly accruals for legal, temporary labor, wages, audit, pension, deferred compensation, incentive plans, vacation etc.

  • Prepare monthly healthcare accruals and review for under/over accrual

  • Extract, analyze and organize large amounts of data for reconciliation and cost center expense review

  • Research and follow up on reconciling items found during reconciliation process

  • Prepare accrual entry for various types of expenses

  • Perform financial transactions consistent with accounting policies and GAAP

  • Ensure that internal and external customers are provided with timely and accurate assistance

  • Work on special projects and prepare ad hoc reports using JDE or Essbase as neededAnswer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance requiredCompetent in accounting and financial practices and procedures

  • Advanced skills in creating spreadsheets and reports in MS Excel and Word, including pivot tables and v-lookup

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, and shift priorities quickly as required

  • Able to quickly assess issues and relevant information to make effective decisions

  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work approach

  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new job related information

Preferred

  • JDE and Essbase experience

  • Able to maintain effectiveness and efficiency in changing work responsibilities and environment

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to quickly develop strong working relationships

  • Proven ability to work with minimal direction, as well as be resourceful and independent in solving problems

  • Proven ability to effectively work with all levels in the organization

  • CPA or CPA track preferred

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies 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 Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2019-2390

Category Accounting/Finance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

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