Senior Accountant

<p><strong>At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another. We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers&rsquo; experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.</strong></p>

Tampa, FL


<strong>Masonite Architectural strives to be customers&rsquo; indispensable partner for creating successful buildings and shaping better environments &mdash; so they can always specify with confidence. We are customers&rsquo; single-source for the broadest, most compelling commercial offering in the wood door industry &mdash; simplifying the process of elevating a buildings comfort, safety, beauty and functionality.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br /><span style="text-decoration: underline;"><em><strong>At Masonite, living our values means more than just obeying laws and regulations.</strong></em></span><br /><br /><strong>It means applying the highest standard of ethics to every interaction, whether between employees, customers, suppliers, regulators, or anyone else. Through ongoing teamwork and open forthright communications, we promote a culture of creativity, ownership, and excitement based on a strong commitment to our vision.</strong>

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Overview: Prepare, verify and control the entering of journal entries into the general ledger. Perform all tasks associated with the general ledger, i.e., enter/review/post monthly journal entries and execute monthly/year-end closing processes to ensure accurate and timely financial statements.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Own the month end close checklist to ensure accurate completion per the month-end close schedule and report to management periodically on roadblocks being encountered during the close window.</li> <li>Evaluate subsidiary journals for obvious errors and omissions and enter corrected data into the general ledger.</li> <li>Analyze, reconcile and review general ledger accounts according to prescribed form and content.</li> <li>Develop and maintain a proper system of internal controls to ensure timely and accurate financials. Make recommendations to senior management for improvements in internal controls. Enforce the Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) process, procedures and approvals required at the plant locations.</li> <li>Review and document current accounting practices and procedures. Recommend and implement techniques to improve productivity.</li> <li>Review, redesign and/or identify additions or deletions to accounts in the general ledger to ensure that the information reported properly reflects the company&rsquo;s financial position.</li> <li>Prepare/review monthly account reconciliations for assigned general ledger accounts.</li> <li>Prepare required governmental reports and respond to inquiries i.e., sales-use taxes, and surveys.</li> <li>Assure fixed asset physical control and accounting for the plant locations.</li> <li>Develop and maintain knowledge of all accounting related software applications.</li> <li>Perform monthly variance analysis to prior periods and budget and send comments to management and divisional finance.</li> <li>Support plant operations in monthly accruals, inventory, costing, and capital expenditures.</li> <li>Lead ad-hoc projects to improve the accuracy of the financial statements and create a more efficient and collaborative environment. Projects can include implementing reconciliation software, assisting with new ERP conversions, due diligence on acquisitions, and creating processes and policies for other teams to follow.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li><strong>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in accounting, post-bachelor education is preferred.</strong></li> <li>Current CPA license is required</li> <li>Either 4+ years of public accounting experience, or 7+ years of general accounting experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.</li> <li>Working knowledge of ERP systems, including full-cycle accounting.</li> <li>Ability to exercise sound judgment, discretion and initiative. Strong analytical skills are important to be able to analyze information and provide recommendations to GBS Accounting Manager and other members of senior&nbsp;</li> </ul>