Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Johnson City, TN, US, 37601

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Company / Location Information

A. O. Smith Corporation, founded in 1874, is a $3.5 billion publicly traded global water technology leader (NYSE: AOS) with over 12,000 employees globally.  We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers and best-known brands of residential and commercial water heaters and boilers, as well as a global leader in the manufacturing of water treatment systems for household and light commercial applications.  Our Johnson City location in Eastern Tennessee is home to approximately 1000 employees on our Manufacturing and Engineering teams for Residential Water Heaters, a product category in which we have #1 market share - nearly 40% of homes with a water heater have an A. O. Smith brand.

*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 Accountant II will perform a variety of 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, end closing, and other financial analyses compliant with all Company and GAAP policies.


  • Responsible for daily management of the fixed assets including analysis and reconciliation.
  • Prepare specific lease schedules and maintain lease data base.
  • Coordinate and analyze monthly maintenance and repair expenses.
  • Record and reconcile intercompany payables and receivables between multiple facilities.
  • Prepare and publish monthly departmental cost center reports and additional schedules.
  • Provide technical accounting advise within area of expertise to functional area managers to help them understand and manage their financial responsibilities.
  • Analyze and reconcile any discrepancies within the general accounting functions.
  • Complete and file personal property tax returns as related to each operational location.
  • Assist with the annual fiscal budget and cost roll preparation.
  • Prepares journal entries, reports, and applicable GL reconciliations for month-end closing.
  • Observe all procedures and policies in accordance with GAAP, company policy, and federal/state regulations. 
  • Perform other activities as needed or as requested.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • 3+ years of related work experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents and data.
  • Strong communication skills both orally and written
  • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience with SAP and/or Lease Query is preferred.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information and documents.

Years of Experience

              3+ years of related work experience

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: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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