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Senior Accountant

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

We are one of the leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies. We are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history and we employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. We are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

*This role is eligible for a remote work schedule of up to two days remote work per week. New employees are eligible to apply after successfully completing their initial 90 days of employment and training.

Primary Function

The Senior Accountant  will perform a variety of moderately complex activities in the preparation, examination, and interpretation of accounting and financial records, reports, and statements. 


  • Lead financial expense forecasting process for labor and overhead expense ( Budgeting and monthly forecast )
  • Collaborate with plant staff members to develop and track cost savings projects
  • Identify and analyze variances between forecast and actual results
  • Track capital project expenditures
  • Assist engineering group with capital project payback & IRR
  • Develop audit program for capital project cost savings
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts timely
  • Facilitate monthly closing activities
  • Facilitate audit requests for interim and annual audit, internal & external auditors
  • Supervise and mentor accounting staff members
  • Support and participate in annual standard cost roll
  • Experience with ERP systems, SAP experience preferred
  • High attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multi-task.


  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or CMA a plus
  •  3 - 5 years of experience



Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

We Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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