Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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We are seeking a Senior Accountant to join our Controllers Group in support of the North American Consumer Products team. This position is located in Atlanta, GA at our beautiful Downtown HQ and LEED® Gold certified building. This key position will create value by preparing and interpreting financial data, participating in month end closing and the annual SDG&A plan process, and identifying and communicating opportunities to management that lead to improving the financial performance of the business and creating long-term value for the organization.
A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Analyze monthly Selling, Distribution, General and Admin (SDG&A) reports to drive accountability and support Consumer Products leadership.
Prepare journal entries for SDG&A during month end closing. Provide other closing back up support for other team members, as needed.
Support the annual SDG&A plan process for the Consumer Products Business. Collaborate with the Business and Finance leaders, and the Financial Systems team.
Reporting and Analysis of cost trends, manufacturing variances, and inventory reconciliations associated with Outside Contracted 3rd party Converters and Co-packers
Assist with developing and maintaining a strong internal control environment. Conduct periodic assessments of the Marketing and Sales capabilities’ internal control processes to help identify and drive corrective actions.
Help develop and implement process and system improvements where appropriate to capture value through improving efficiency, leveraging technology and reducing waste.
Participate in cross-functional business improvement initiatives.
Perform ad-hoc reporting and information gathering as requested.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance or Business with a GPA of 3.0 or above
At least 3 years of Accounting or Financial Analysis experience (manufacturing experience preferred)
Solid understanding of Accounting Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Internal Financial Controls
Solid understanding of overall Accounting functions (G/L, Intercompany Transactions, Account Reconciliations, Journal Entries, Accruals, Month-End close) and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
Prior experience with Microsoft Office Suite - Microsoft Word; Excel - spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data analysis/manipulation and formula creation, etc.; PowerPoint – presentation creation/editing
Prior experience performing analysis using data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau) and relaying insights and recommendations to business leaders
Clear understanding, aptitude and desire for problem solving, adopting and promoting the use of new technologies, learning new systems and improving processes through automation
Experience in Public Accounting or Large Company Corporate Accounting department
SAP FICO experience
Blackline (or other account reconciliation software) knowledge a plus
Previous experience presenting Financial results to internal Customers
Previous experience providing Accounting and Process Guidance (i.e. journal entries, coding, annual plan, etc.) to internal Customers
Willingness to embrace our MBM® philosophy and be comfortable with the respectful challenge process
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At Koch Industries, we offer opportunities for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world, responsibilities and rewards based on contributions, and competitive Pay and Benefits. Koch companies employ more 120,000 people across 60 countries, and include companies such as Georgia-Pacific, Molex, INVISTA, Guardian Industries, and Flint Hills Resources.