Staff Accountant

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Pittsburgh, PA


<strong>Chromalox, a Spirax Sarco Engineering company, is a thermal technology company. We engineer thermal solutions for the world&rsquo;s toughest industrial heating applications. Our Heat Trace division delivers temperature management solutions for piping systems, valves, and tanks. Our Industrial Heaters and Systems&nbsp;division delivers process heating solutions for revenue-generating industrial processes, and our Component Technologies&nbsp;division delivers component heating solutions for industrial equipment manufacturers. Chromalox was founded in 1917 and is headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, USA.</strong>

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Overview: <p>We are looking for a responsible and detail-oriented Senior Accountant to work under the direction of the Assistant Controller. You must be able to work independently and with the highest levels of integrity. The Staff Accountant will assist with the preparation of financial statements and ensure all aspects of accounting accuracy. The Staff Accountants duties also include ensuring completeness of general ledger, completing the biweekly and monthly payroll processes, reconciling accounts, identifying and preventing discrepancies and assisting with financial audits. You must be able to work independently and with the highest levels of integrity.</p> <p>To be successful the Staff Accountant should possess an exceptional attention to detail, the ability to perform routine tasks consistently and a strong desire for continuous learning.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Ensures completeness of the company&rsquo;s accounting information by completion and review of monthly journal entries; identifies and resolves inaccuracies</li> <li>Assists in the month end close and the preparation of monthly journal entries and schedules</li> <li>Assists in the month and quarter end preparation of financial statements</li> <li>Creates and maintains account reconciliations to ensure accuracy of financial statements</li> <li>Reviews account reconciliations prepared by others</li> <li>Prepare month end intercompany balancing report for corporate reporting and communicate with international units on variances</li> <li>Performs standard entries and maintains associated documentation</li> <li>Completes monthly and quarterly indirect (sales and use) tax filings and research</li> <li>Assists with creation and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures</li> <li>Assists in consolidation of global results utilizing TM1 reporting system</li> <li>Assists with creation and maintenance of accounting policies and procedures</li> <li>Assists in the yearly audit and tax return preparation</li> <li>Performs various projects and analysis as required</li> </ul>
Requirements: <div id="Jobs_JobDetail_JobRequiredSkillsText"> <ul> <li>Strong account reconciliation and analysis skills required.</li> <li>Ability to demonstrate sound judgment, including maintaining highly confidential information.</li> <li>Be self-motivated, driven, flexible and adaptable to complete assigned tasks; results driven.</li> <li>Strong computer skills and knowledge of accounting software programs.</li> <li>Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a professional business environment verbally, electronically and written.</li> <li>Highly organized and detail oriented</li> </ul> </div> <div id="Jobs_JobDetail_JobRequiredExperienceText"> <h2>Required Experience</h2> <ul> <li>Degree in accounting, finance or in a related field.</li> <li>3 - 5 years previous experience as a senior accountant, assistant controller or in a similar role.</li> <li>Previous international manufacturing experience a plus.</li> </ul> </div>