Staff Accountant

Location: Jeffersonville, IN
Date Posted: 12-05-2017
Whitesell is a dynamic, rapidly growing, and fiscally strong group of privately held companies that is based in the U.S. and has global operations. Whitesell is now evaluating candidates for a Staff Accountant position for its Whitesell Precision Components (WPC) operating division, located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. WPC is focused on highly engineered, machined components that are utilized primarily in the automotive market. This people-oriented position requires someone who is energetic and has strong business acumen. It is a great career opportunity for candidates interested in a dynamic environment and in contributing immediately to a fast-paced, entrepreneurial organization.
 
The Staff Accountant will be a hands-on position responsible for the monthly closing process, presenting timely and accurate financial statements and program and segment specific reports.  This position will be highly collaborative and analytical with the ability to drill down into costs to identify red flags and risks.  Work closely with management to ensure they have visibility to Key Operating Metrics.  

It will report directly to the Vice President of Finance.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Produce and submit accurate and timely monthly financial statements and reports
  • Maintain General Ledger
  • Assist in all areas of the monthly closing process to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Monthly account reconciliations
  • Managing cash flow and providing cash flow reports
  • Maintain project related records, including contracts, change orders and billings
  • Review supplier invoices and terms to ensure proper accounting
  • Assist in the annual external audit
  • Create procedures for each process in the accounting department and for other departments to ensure a sound control environment.
  • Other business and financial initiatives as assigned

Key Personal Traits:
  • Unquestionable integrity and the willingness and ability to maintain the strictest confidentiality
  • Collaborative and supportive with a passion for work, a positive attitude, and a true team player
  • Clear Communicator with the ability to listen and get clarification
  • Detail-oriented and willing to roll up sleeves to accomplish stretch objectives
  • Ability to operate in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment with shifting priorities
 
Key Experience / Skill Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance or relevant concentration
  • 3+ years prior relevant experience
  • Knowledge of ERP Management System (Vantage/Epicor)
  • Must possess advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
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