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Accountant - Accounts Receivable

Company: Progress Rail Services Corp.
Location: Albertville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

7988BRPRS Facility Location:Albertville, AL (PRSC Corp HQ) - 001Job Purpose:This position will interact with team members across multiple business functions and will perform a variety of accounting activities.Req ID:7988BRCompany Description:Railroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions - whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting .Education / Training:--- Bachelors degree in Accounting; requiredJob Title:Accountant - Accounts ReceivableCity:AlbertvilleKey Job Elements:--- Assist in monthly financial close including primary responsibility for certain key closing tasks, back up responsibility for other closing tasks;--- Preparation and entry of a variety of journal entries (standard entries, accruals, etc.);--- Assist with preparation and analysis of financial statements and supporting reports;--- Perform balance sheet analysis of financial statements and supporting reports;--- Responsible for several SEC reporting requests required by Caterpillar corporate accounting;--- Responsible for several tax information requests required by Caterpillar tax department;--- Participate in and/or lead special projects as needed;--- Support Software system for financial reporting;--- Assist in preparation of supporting schedules required for quarterly and annual audits;--- Assure compliance with U.S. GAAP, internal and Sarbanes-Oxley controls;--- Assist in Sarbanes-Oxley internal controls testing;--- Customer Maintenance including addresses, contacts, ship to addresses, customer set ups, and maintenance;--- Assist credit manager with credit applications;--- Assist in the CAT Factoring Process;--- Other duties as assigned.Qualifications and Experience:--- Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint);--- Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP);--- Problem solving skills and analytical thinking;--- General knowledge of accounting systems and processes--- Interpersonal and communication skills;--- Detail oriented, sense of urgency, accuracy, follow through in routine tasks;--- Strong organization skills, able to consistently meet deadlines;--- Ability to work independently and also contribute in a team environment.EEO:Equal Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesBenefits:Progress Rail offers an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, paid time off for vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with company match, medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance and flexible spending accounts. Relocation assistance may be available for some positions. Benefits eligibility differs by job position and employment status - governing plan documents control such benefits.Job Category:Finance/AccountingWork Location Options:Albertville, ALState Alabama

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