MPW Industrial Services
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- To perform general accounting activities, including preparing, and analyzing financial information, preparing financial reports, preparing and entering journal entries and actively participating in special projects.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
- Assist with monthly close procedures, including:
- Preparing standard and general journal entries.
- Monitoring monthly and year-to-date activity versus budget and prior year.
- Performing fluctuation analysis and inquiring of any variances.
- Assist with the completion of quarterly reconciliation information as required by the General Accounting department.
- Provide audit assistance during year-end, including, pulling records, performing research, and answering inquiries.
- Manage the preparation and analysis of monthly, annual and historical financial data to suggest actions for improved profitability.
- Prepare reports and analysis on a timely basis to all levels of management. This includes, but is not limited to, the utilization of software to prepare and provide financial, operational reports and special reports, as required.
- Assist in preparation of budgets for business units, work with business unit heads to obtain input and final approval.
- Ensure compliance with policies and procedures in the preparation of reconciliations, journal entries, and other general accounting activities.
- Assist with auditing all accounting/financial policies, procedures and best practices for each business unit location (including payroll, invoicing/receivables, payables, expense reports, petty cash, imprest funds, etc.)
- Work closely with Branch and District Managers to identify and implement ways to improve efficiencies and profitability.
- Interact with other departments; respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
- Develop and track key performance indicators.
- Travel to business unit or customer locations and assist in operational/administrative support, as needed.
- Actively participate in special projects, as assigned.
- Performs other duties, special projects and analysis as directed.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA and/or CPA preferred.
- 5+ years general accounting experience including experience in general ledger entries and account reconciliations.
- Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Power Point. JD Edwards and Business Objects/Crystal experience preferred.
- Effective oral and written interpersonal communication.
- Must be willing to work overtime and weekends as necessary.