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Accountant

Company: Greenwood Plastics
Location: Danville
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION: The Accountant will work under the direction of the Chief Financial Officer. Accountant will handle the day-to-day accounting functions/activities for all Greenwood, Inc and its entities. This includes the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of accounting records, internal controls, reconciliations, and budgeting designed to mitigate risk and enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial reports. MAJOR DUTIES:Prepare accounting ledgers, departmental reports, statements, monthly forecasts, and annual operating planPerform monthly bank settlementsSupport successful month-end closing processScan daily depositsOversee the accurate and timely processing of payrolls, payables, receivables, purchase orders, cash control and total corporate payroll tax regulatory complianceEstablish and maintain internal systems and controls to ensure assets are adequately safeguardedEnsure accuracy and reporting of physical plant inventory system including accurate cost accounting of inventory itemsEnsure bill of material and costing accurately reflect plant operationsReview and analyze labor reporting and cost, material costs, overhead and inventory levelsProvide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures or special projects, programs, capital expenditures and product costingCommunicate with co-workers, management, clients, and others in a courteous and professional mannerConform with and abide by all regulatory bodies, policies, work procedures and instructionsAttend weekly plant production meetingsResponsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the ALERE softwareRespond to CFO as assigned with accurate and timely work to facilitate financial needsSupervise accounting assistantsAll other duties as assigned MINOR DUTIES:Meet and greet the public, always displaying a courteous and professional manner. Answer telephones in a courteous and professional manner. Take accurate telephone messages and/or direct phone calls appropriately. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related fieldKnowledge of financial and accounting principlesAttention to detail and accuracy in accounting proceduresExcellent organization, written and spoken communication skillsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsAbility to work with a team and interact effectively with other department membersProficiency in use of accounting software as well as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access, Outlook)Ability to handle a heavy workload and willingness to learnGeneral working knowledge of accounting systemsExcellent communication skills to effectively communicate with customers in all types of situationsExcellent telephone and customer relations skills to present a professional imageExcellent organizational and trouble shooting skills to efficiently perform duties of positionAbility to successfully utilize computer and a variety of computer softwareMust be detail orientated MACHINES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:Must be proficient with a variety of common office equipment including: personal computer, printer, calculator, typewriter, copy machine and fax machine PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Must be able to: sit for long periods of time, walk, talk, hear and lift objects up to 5 pounds.Must have clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.

Keywords: Greenwood Plastics, Champaign , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Danville, Illinois

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