|Job Description :
Senior Accountant (Cost Accounting)
Guardian Industries is a leading worldwide manufacturer of float glass and fabricated glass products for the commercial and residential construction industries. The company is also one of the top 100 global automotive suppliers, as well as one of the largest manufacturers of fiberglass insulation in the world and occupies a significant and growing position in the building materials distribution business. The company and its subsidiaries operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
We are currently looking for a Senior Accountant for our float glass manufacturing plant in Kingsburg, California. The Senior Accountant will of course possess the skills and knowledge sought below, but more importantly, he or she will need to be emotionally committed to their work and to Guardian. By this we aim to hire an individual who is highly motivated and energetic, confident yet humble, socially agile, and competitive through teams.
The successful candidate will initially and/or over time have the following responsibilities:
ABC Cost Accounting and Month End Variance Analysis
Oversee A/R & A/P
Assisting in annual audit preparation and tax preparation
Month End Close Reconciliations and Process Optimization
Assist in CAPEX request
Timely resolutions to requests from corporate
Looking for career growth
Job Requirements :
The candidate will possess the following skills:
High level of competence working with complex systems and report writing
Understanding of financial accounting and statement preparation
Advanced Excel and Access skills
Prior experience managing is a plus, but not required
The qualified candidate will possess the following:
Bachelorís degree in accounting or finance
Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing accounting including, but not limited to
Standard or ABC Costing
Excellent computer skills, especially in Excel and internet based applications
Strong communication skills, written and oral
Excellent customer service skills
Problem solving skills
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
An inquisitive mind with a desire to learn
Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, the privately held Guardian group of companies employs 19,000 people worldwide (that's more than 25 countries on five continents) and we value them above all else. Guardian's management philosophy, which blends individual responsibility with a flexible, results-oriented organization is unique. Guardian maximizes flexibility and speed in decision making by decentralizing authority and limiting organizational layers that can slow response time. The result is a company defined by growth -- growth in sales, plants, new products and the performance of its people.
Guardian offers excellent compensation and benefits packages. If you are looking for a company that you would be proud to join, and have the above qualifications, we would like to talk to you! Please submit your resume and salary history online.
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