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Senior Accountant

Wilmington, DE, 19805
November 05, 2019


Job Summary:

Responsible for performing tasks involved in receiving, storing, and distributing materials, parts, and supplies, ensuring the timely and accurate processing of paperwork and handling of materials.

Major functions:

Maintains general ledgers and performs the complete accounting cycle in compliance with established practices and generally accepted accounting principles. Provides accounting and financial reporting guidance to support business, functional and corporate needs. Analyzes, classifies, and reviews complex accounting transactions and interrelationships. Prepares interpretation of accounting results and advises management. Identifies complex accounting problems, researches solutions, and corrects problem. Examines financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles. Ensures internal controls are in place and operating effectively in accordance with company standards and government regulations. May initiate and lead special projects for process improvements.


Responsible to provide manufacturing cost accounting and services support to manufacturing sites in the US. This position will have primary responsibility for the monthly closing of plant ledgers and for responding to questions on Operations spend, product cost, variances, and period expense. The position works with various accounting and reporting systems to accomplish tasks and must be able to manipulate and organize data for effective presentation. The position provides support to Operations, including cost analysis, inventory control, product unit cost, variance analytics, and financial reporting for special projects. Specific activities include monthly transactional inputs to close process orders, building and validating total product cost, developing cost standards, participating in the standard cost revaluation process and effectively linking this information to the outlook and budget processes, and preparation of account reconciliations.