Accountant II

<p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p> <p><em><strong>"At La-Z-Boy we're dedicated to home... because home is what really matters and what will always matter. At the end of even the longest days, home is where we find ourselves."</strong></em><strong><em><br /><a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Watch the full experience here.</a> </em></strong></p>

Monroe, Michigan

La-Z-Boy Corporate

<p><strong>Not many companies can say that they are both a household brand and one of the most innovative organizations in their industry. La-Z-Boy can. Ninety years after our first recliner, we&rsquo;re still re-inventing the industry.</strong></p> <p><strong>We want more movers and shakers, dreamers and doers, thinkers and tinker-ers. We want more people who are excited by their work and passionate about their communities. Our people are what drives us forward. We want people who are ready to Build Something Amazing.</strong></p>

keywords: prepare,accounting,accounting,prepare,management,support,process,production,document,analysis,research,planning,compliance,leadership,knowledge,database,build,consulting,organization,degree,analysis,travel,proficiency



Overview: This position is responsible for a wide variety of accounting and finance functions and is a primary accounting and finance partner with various leaders in their assigned business segment, assisting leadership with the annual operating plan, forecast, and actual reporting that enables management to understand the team’s financial performance. This position’s primary focus is supporting the assigned business unit by preparing financial reporting on each business unit’s performance, recording journal entries/preparing account reconciliations, performing variance analyses, and monthly and annual forecast preparation.
Responsibilities: &bull; Primary liaison between Accounting and leadership of various corporate business units. Regularly meets with leadership to assist in the preparation of the monthly forecast and the annual operating plan.<br />&bull; Assists with the monthly closing of the corporate financial statements, including recording journal entries and preparing account reconciliations.<br />&bull; Prepare and record non-standard journal entries in the general ledger system and complete reconciliations of related balance sheet accounts.<br />&bull; Assists with preparation of the quarterly SEC filings and in the gathering of information requested by our internal and external auditors during interim and year-end reviews and SOX audits. Also, assists with the preparation of the quarterly FLUX analysis.<br />&bull; Assist the business with analyzing their variances between actual results and forecast each fiscal month. Document and substantiate explanations for these variances for management review. Assist the business with monthly updates to their departmental forecast.<br />&bull; Assists in the ongoing compliance with key internal control for areas of responsibility.<br />&bull; Prepares basic management reporting documents. This includes identifying variances to the plan/forecast/prior year and communicating explanations.<br />&bull; Participation in projects which may include, identifying and implementing process improvements which drive efficiencies, technical research, and ad hoc financial analysis.<br />&bull; Initiates basic research on issues identified on respective areas.<br />&bull; Supports accurate and timely external reporting.<br />&bull; Regularly communicates to business partners on basic financial concepts.<br />&bull; Researches, analyzes, and resolves reconciling items and unreconciled differences identified during the reconciliation process.<br /><br /><strong>SCOPE &amp; IMPACT:</strong><br />This position is part of the Accounting department which ultimately is responsible for the Balance Sheet and Income Statement of their assigned business unit. It is critical that this role can produce accurate results which must be in compliance with GAAP and SEC regulations, consolidated financial statements. Results will be used for internal management reporting, and the more complex accounting concepts which impact the company overall.
Requirements: <strong>MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with 2-4 years of related experience or equivalent.<br />&bull; Strong attention to detail and deadline driven.<br />&bull; Ability to effectively impact and influence others.<br />&bull; Demonstrated ability to build and maintain solid relationships with other departments<br />&bull; Must have strong analytical skills.<br />&bull; Proficiency with Microsoft Office and exceptional Excel skills<br />&bull; Knowledge of general ledger accounting systems<br />&bull; Up to 10% Travel.<br /><br /><br /><strong>PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; Knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting standards and the ability to communicate effectively to non-accounting personnel<br />&bull; Oracle/E1 experience<br /><br /><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong>&nbsp;None<br /><br /><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:</strong><br />Office environment / no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.<br /><br /><strong>CORE ATTRIBUTES:</strong><br />Communicate Transparently<br />Lead the Team<br />Impact and Influence<br />Deliver Results<br />Coach and Develop<br /><br />At La-Z-Boy, we are committed to fostering an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We understand that our employees&rsquo; diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible service, quality products, and is of upmost importance as we work together to Build Something Amazing.<br /><br /><strong>OTHER DUTIES</strong>: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.