Senior Staff Accountant

Full-time / Part-time:  FT - Employee
Exempt / Non-Exempt:  Salaried Exempt
Location: 

Washington, NC, US, 27889

Shift:  Home Shift 1
Requisition ID:  5948
Division:  Flanders

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter® and the AAF International® brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

Read more about our philosophy at: http://www.daikin.com/about/corporate/philosophy/index.html

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

PURPOSE OF POSITION

This position is responsible for working with the Company’s Division Controller to perform financial analysis, closing duties and financial reporting.  Functional responsibilities of this mid level accounting position will include, but are not necessarily limited to:  general accounting, asset management, and other special projects relating to support of financial management.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

 (Note:  Some of these functions will not be assigned to all staff accountants.)

 

  • Responsible for reconciling various GL accounts on monthly basis and analyzing reconciliation for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Responsible for preparing various journal entries for month end closing, and completing the close process timely.
  • Responsible for identifying reconciling items and taking action to correct root cause of problem or process.
  • Understand the accounting for lease transactions in accordance with ASC 842 – Leases.
  • Manage significant corporate liabilities including debt, health insurance and workers compensation.
  • Assist in various routine or strategic initiatives that may require accounting analysis or reporting.
  • Assist in completing internal tests of controls in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley Act.
  • Assist in the independent auditors’ year-end financial audit.
  • Assist in budget preparation and monthly reporting process.
  • Ensure that all work related activities and functions are performed in a professional and ethical manner in compliance with the operating principles established for the accounting department.
  • Perform all duties and activities in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Perform duties effectively in the most cost-efficient manner possible.
  • Perform all other related duties as required.

 

 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • A Bachelors degree in Accounting or a related discipline required.
  • Five (5) years of directly related business accounting experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Public accounting experience helpful.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office, and high proficiency with Excel.
  • Must have excellent analytical skills.
  • Assist in identifying opportunities to improve and streamline accounting processes and controls.
  • Work independently with limited supervision.

 

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work overtime when situations arise and deadlines need to be met.
  • Must be able to work in an office environment.
  • Must be able to sit at a desk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and keyboard with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Must be able to travel throughout the facility to obtain information needed to perform job functions.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, uniform servicemember status, age, disability or any other legally recognized protected personal characteristics.


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh
Nearest Secondary Market: Rocky Mount