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Accountant

Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Groveport, OH, US, 43125

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

Established in 1960, Hague Quality Water is the longest standing water treatment manufacturer in the United States.  With headquarters and manufacturing located in Groveport, Ohio, Hague Quality Water manufactures water softener and filtration equipment.  Our products are sold in the U.S. at Lowe’s stores nationwide and through our authorized dealer network as well as to over 50 countries worldwide through our network of independent distributors.  We are experiencing strong growth as part of the North American Water Treatment Division of A. O. Smith, a division that saw April - June 2020 sales increase by 19% from the same time period in 2019.

Primary Function

The Accountant will perform a variety of cost-focused activities in the preparation, examination, and interpretation of accounting and financial records, reports, and statements. The incumbent will be involved with the general ledger, budget, month end closing, and other cost/financial analyses compliant with all Company and GAAP policies.  

Responsibilities

  • Assemble plant expense analysis and report updates to the staff on a regular basis.   Coordinate the Accounts Payable function for all Plant operations.
  • Prepare specific monthly journal entries.
  • Analyze and reconcile any discrepancies within the general accounting functions.  Will report on utility use, expenditures, etc. and provide analysis for senior management review.
  • Settle and close production orders, investigate production variances.
  • Provide research assistance as required and respond to inquiries and requests from internal sources.
  • Assist as backup for daily invoicing, and sales updating.   Provide payroll approval.
  • Observe all procedures and policies in accordance with GAAP, company policy, and federal/state regulations.  
  • Reconcile all expenses to budget.
  • Provide internal financial audits and cycle count audits – issue reporting. 
  • Prepare trial balance analysis.
  • Assist with annual cost roll out for standard costing system.
  • We are considered an essential service provider and all of our employees are required to work on-site and adhere to our health & safety protocols as part of our essentials services team. 

Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree is required; accounting or another related discipline is preferred
  • A minimum of 1 year of related work experience is preferred
  • Work experience in accounting is preferred
  • Familiarity with all applicable principles, regulations, and laws including GAAP
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and data
  • Strong communication skills both orally and written
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and Word and accounting software
  • Prior work experience using SAP is a plus
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and documents

We Offer

Competitive compensation plan 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: Columbus

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