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Accounting Associate II

Grand Rapids, MI 49512

Job Number: 399454

Job Description

The Senior Analyst communicates operating results, performance measures, and ad hoc information in a timely manner to the Controller and relevant business partners. The job is completed through data gathering, analysis, & communication. They help ensure the proper controls are in place to maintain the integrity of the plant's financials. The Senior Financial Analyst is a key member of the accounting department and reports to the Plant Controller.

In this role you will:

Partner with accounts payable closely to ensure suppliers are paid timely and accurately.
Own Capital purchase process and fixed assets for site
Partner with operations to help drive and track cost out.
Liaison with operations to analyze and explain all manufacturing variances – help in identifying corrective actions.
Serves as a key contributor to the monthly closing & rolling forecast processes providing high quality, timely, and accurate information to the controller and accounting team. Additionally, responsible for making journal entries and providing guidance on accounting adjustments.
Provide support for SOX related activities around document requirements and assessment completion.
Responsible for the reviewing, analyzing, and updating of product costs.
Maintain internal controls of inventory through reliable financial reporting and the proper safeguarding of assets for the Grand Rapids operation.
Assist with recommendations, development, and implementation of process improvements in support of departmental goals.
Assist in preparation of strategic planning activities, profit planning, and month end closing requirements. Collaborate with engineering to track & report on R&D initiative.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business and/or Finance from an accredited institution
Minimum three (3) years of accounting and/or finance experience
Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Grand Rapids, MI facility will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of data processing, particularly with financial applications
Knowledge of accounting, and of the functions performed by various accounting groups.
Knowledge of Oracle, MFG/Pro, and Longview
Government contract accounting and practices experience
** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
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