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Accountant III

Company: Benchmark Electronics
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: May 16, 2020

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Benchmark Electronics is seeking an experienced Accountant III with at least 8 + years experience in Accounting. The Accountant position provides support by performing aspects in areas including General Ledger Accounting, Reconciliations, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets and Various General Ledger Account Analysis functions within the Finance department.This opportunity is located at our Huntsville, AL location.



Come join an industry leader in Electronics Manufacturing. Benchmark offers comprehensive design and manufacturing services to customers around the world. We serve the Medical, Aerospace, Telecom, Energy, Transportation, Computing and Storage markets. You ve seen our work at the Olympics, the Super Bowl, and in Hollywood. America s women and men in uniform count on our technical skills to help ensure our country remains safe and the commercial aircraft crisscrossing our skies use products we manufacture. Products we engineer live inside some of the world s fastest computers and are saving lives every day in hospitals and surgical suites around the globe. As a leading electronics manufacturing solution provider, we identify and work with the world s best original equipment manufacturers to bring their products to life through design, test development, and electronics manufacturing.Provides support by performing aspects in areas including General Ledger Accounting, Reconciliations, Financial Reporting, Fixed Assets and Various General Ledger Account Analysis functions within the Finance department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES
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* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Effective interpersonal skills

* Effective multitasking skills and the ability to take on additional responsibilities as required

* Effective organization and prioritization skills

* Demonstrate high attention to detail

* Ability to work with diverse groups

* Demonstrates discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism

* Ability to work with minimal supervision and guidance

* Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools

* Strong customer service and client focus

* Working knowledge of productivity tools, including Microsoft Office products and WebEx conferencing software

* Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner

* Ability to work successfully as an individual or on teams

* Demonstrated ability to work effectively with suppliers or customer

* Ability to travel if necessary* 4 Year accounting degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management;

QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

* Ensure sub-ledgers are reconciled to the general ledger

* Compile and contribute to or generate Corporate/internal monthly financial statements and other related financial reports

* Ensure compliance with Corporate reporting requirements

* Analyze and recap preliminary various balance sheet and expense accounts

* Maintain and ensure the proper recording of fixed asset transactions in the fixed assets software

* Calculate and contribute to analysis of monthly depreciation and gains/losses on sales of fixed assets

* Maintain capital equipment budget and related depreciation forecast

* Ensure proper application of sales and use taxes

* Reconcile bank statements for various cash accounts

* Assimilate and prepare data for journal entries related to customer non-recurring engineering activities

* Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with operations, purchasing and accounting functions

* Participate in the preparation of forecasts and reports for cost, sales, income, bookings, backlog, manpower, material and other related data

* Prepare information to be used in the development and monitoring of departmental labor and expense budgets

* Remain knowledgeable and proactive in using moderately complex software applicationsMentor lower level employees in the job family

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Compile and contribute to or generate Corporate/internal monthly financial statements and other related financial reports * Ensure compliance with Corporate reporting requirements * Analyze and recap preliminary various balance sheet and expense accounts * Maintain and ensure the proper recording of fixed asset transactions in the fixed assets software * Calculate and contribute to analysis of monthly depreciation and gains/losses on sales of fixed assets * Maintain capital equipment budget and related depreciation forecast * Ensure proper application of sales and use taxes * Reconcile bank statements for various cash accounts * Assimilate and prepare data for journal entries related to customer non-recurring engineering activities * Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with operations, purchasing and accounting functions * Participate in the preparation of forecasts and reports for cost, sales, income, bookings, backlog, manpower, material and other related data * Prepare information to be used in the development and monitoring of departmental labor and expense budgets * Contribute to reports or projects of a moderate degree of complexity * Require moderate supervision in completion of tasks * Remain knowledgeable and proactive in using moderately complex software applications * Mentor lower level employees in the job family

8+ years related experience in the accounting field. Must have the ability to perform and mentor others in moderately complex accounting tasks. CPA Certification preferred.

* 4 Year accounting degree or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management

Benchmark is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting employment discrimination. It is our policy to take all employment actions and make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, military status, status as a disabled or other protected veteran or any other protected status under applicable law. Consistent with its obligations under applicable laws, Benchmark will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: Benchmark Electronics, Huntsville , Accountant III, Accounting, Auditing , Huntsville, Alabama

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