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Accountant in Plymouth, MI at Horizon Global

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY

This role offers you the opportunity to make a direct impact on key finance initiatives and advance your career with a world class organization. As an Accountant, you’ll work directly with all members of the organization and take ownership of the daily finance and accounting procedures.  You’ll assist in day to day accounting and accuracy of the general ledger, month end close procedures and will have the opportunity to bring new ideas for workflow improvements to a fast paced and exciting team environment.

Reporting directly to the Accounting Manager, your focus will be to assist in the daily activities of the accounting department.  Primary focus will be on the day to day general ledger activities and month-end close. Responsibilities will further include journal entries, account reconciliations and assisting management and staff with ad hoc requests.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Gain an understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Work closely with management and staff to grow your knowledge of the business.
  • Assist in the accurate and timely completion of monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Assist in the timely reporting of all monthly financial information and requests.
  • Collaborate with others within the organization to support overall goals and objectives.
  • Perform tasks assigned by the Controller, Accounting Manager and other members of the Accounting and Finance teams.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in accounting, finance or a related field, and one to three years of related experience in accounting.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products, including strong Excel skills.
  • Strong analytical, technical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate internally across functional lines and with external partners.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent self-motivation and ability to work with a team.