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We are looking for an Accountant to add to the Steel Finance team, depending on the level of experience. This position plays an active role within the accounting team; assisting with maintenance of the general ledger; preparation and analysis of reports, financial forecasts, and fixed asset records, as well as physical reconciliation. The role will also execute other general finance and accounting duties. The team is looking for someone who can apply basic interpretations or recommendations relating to specific accounting standards (i.e., FASB, GAAP, SAB). The person in this position will get the opportunity to gain exposure to various areas of the business and different levels of management. We're looking for someone who is highly motivated with a self-starter mentality.

Responsibilities
  • Assists in day-to-day maintenance of complete and accurate general ledger and in preparing basic financial reports.
  • Prepares journal entries.
  • Reconciles, balances and closes general ledger accounts.
  • Audits contract terms, orders, and vouchers.
  • Prepares reports to substantiate transactions prior to settlement.
  • Assists in gathering and reviewing budget/forecast and asset data and information.
  • Monitors inventory progression and levels.
  • Assists with operational and financial audits (Sarbanes Oxley).
  • Researches and corrects accounting discrepancies, analyzes invoicing, accounts payable and credit and collections, bank statements.
  • Prepares basic internal and external management/financial reports.
  • Prepares written summaries of statistical summaries on findings for more senior accountant review.
  • Provides tax data and information to tax department.
  • Assists with classifying expenses as direct and indirect costs.
  • Assists in documenting simple to moderate financial planning, modeling and analysis projects.
  • Assists with preparing or reviewing simple Capital Appropriation Requests (CAR) and post CAR completion reviews.
  • Assists with preparing and consolidating a wide range of operating and financial projections for the development of both short-term and long-term business plans.
  • Performs plant visits to review and discuss financial statements, profit sharing, SOX compliance, capital projects and general operations support.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience
  • Accounting/finance work experience
  • Strong technology/software skills - accounting packages, documents and spreadsheet. Prefer Oracle Financial, JD Edwards,¬†Tagetik¬†experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong problem solving/trouble shooting skills
  • Basic understanding of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Basic understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Standards (SOX)