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Corporate Accountant - Financial Reporting

Company: Progress Rail
Location: Albertville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job PurposeThis position will perform various corporate accounting functions related to multi legal entities consolidation accounting including month end closing, account reconciliations, financial analysis, and other financial reporting duties in a dynamic environment.Req ID9512BRWork Location OptionsAlbertville, ALCityAlbertvilleState:AlabamaCompany DescriptionRailroads 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 Key Job Elements Assist in month, quarter and year-end financial close with primary responsibility for certain key closing tasks, back up responsibility for other closing tasks related to consolidated financial reporting; Support software system for consolidated financial reporting; Maintain work instructions; Preparation and entry of a variety of journal entries; Assist with preparation and analysis of financial statements and supporting reports; Perform balance sheet reconciliations including timely follow-up and clearing of reconciling items; Responsible for several SEC reporting requests required by Caterpillar corporate accounting; Responsible for several tax information requests required by Caterpillar tax department; Assist in preparation of supporting schedules required for quarterly and annual audits; Support the identification and implementation of process improvements; Solve problems and develop new methods of analysis; Prepare ad hoc reports and analyses as requested; Participate in and/or lead special projects as needed; Assure compliance with U.S. GAAP and SOX controls; Assist in other financial areas as necessary.Education / Training Bachelor's degree in Accounting required; Master's degree, a plus; CPA, a plus.Qualifications and Experience Understanding of basic accounting procedures and knowledge of US GAAP; Ability and desire to work in a collaborative, teamwork environment; Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Two - four years of experience preferred in accounting or finance; Recommended graduate degree and/or professional certification; Strong analytical, written, and oral communication skills; Demonstrated strong organization and time management skills, able to consistently meet deadlines.Preferred Skills CPA/CMA or progress toward certification; Experience with month, quarter and year-end close and consolidations; Experience in a complex environment.Essential and Physical Activities Functions Strength - Position typically involves work in a standard office environment. Occasional standing and walking. Heavy lifting is rare but may be required; Motion - Position regularly requires standard repetitive motions and hand/eye coordination associated with office communications. May require bending, lifting, standing, climbing, kneeling, crouching, and walking in cases where safety investigations require them; Vision/Hearing Requirements - Constant verbal communications, including both talking and hearing; Work Environment - Position may involve occasional work in a non-temperature-controlled facility. Position will require occasional visits to industrial environment, including potential for noise (85+ decibels), frequent exposure to cold and temperature changes, exposure to hazardous materials, heavy equipment, high levels of dust, and other hazardous working conditions. May be required to remain for long periods of time in hazardous work environments to investigate and mitigate accidents/incidents; Emotional Demands - Responsible for audits and reporting. Requires interpersonal skills and communication; Safety - Position required to follow all safety guidelines and requirements.BenefitsCompetitive Salary401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability InsuranceSupplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed moneyFlexible Spending AccountsPaid VacationPaid HolidaysPaid Time-Off (PTO)Employee Assistance PlanEducation Assistance ProgramEmployee Recognition ProgramsSite specific Production and Incentive PlansSite specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment PlansSite Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.EEOEqual Opportunity Employer - Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesJob CategoryFinance/AccountingPRS Facility LocationAlbertville, AL (PRSC Corp HQ) - 001by Jobble

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