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Staff Accountant

This position is located in Old Hickory, Tennessee and  will be responsible for assisting the Controller with timely and accurate period closes, with a particular emphasis on account reconciliations, using judgment to determine appropriate accounting treatment under US GAAP. This position is expected to be able to take the initiative to identify issues of concern and devise solutions under general supervision. The person selected will be expected to be able to take on increasing responsibility as the Finance department and the company’s needs grow. This position reports to the Plant Controller.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • • Prepares, examines, and analyzes accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to
    assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
    • Conduct month end closing process including P&L variance and budget to actual analysis for BS and P&L
    • Review data and documents to prepare journal entries and other postings into SAP. Enter and post entries in
    • Complete Balance Sheet Reconciliations monthly and review with Controller
    • Supports the department in the preparation of information requested by the external auditors when requested.
    • Responds timely to ad-hoc requests from Management as needed.
    • Provides general support to the business and direct support as requested.
    • Perform monthly bank statement reconciliations and maintain cash accounts for multiple companies including
    posting monthly activity for cash received, checks written, fees, interest and other various deductions and
    • Prepare intercompany entries, post entries, and reconcile balances with other entities at month end.
    • Reconcile company credit card receipts with statements. Accrue open items at month-end and follow-up on
    outstanding transactions.
    • Process Sales and Use tax returns including maintaining required documentation.
    • Collaborates with other departments (Procurement, HR, IT) to improve and standardize processes.
    • Provide assistance to all company departments as requested.
    • Research complex accounting topics for appropriate GAAP or IRS tax treatments.
    • Identifies areas for process improvement, develops potential solutions, and implements improvements
    independently, or seeks appropriate approvals to do so when necessary
    • Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience & Skills Required:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in accounting, preferably manufacturing industry.
    Bachelor’s Degree (BA) in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Strong understanding of journal entries, financial statements, t-accounts, intercompany accounts, accruals, deferrals, and amortization.
    Basic understanding of fixed asset.
  • Strong experience in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Excellent attendance record.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

If you are interested in this role, please apply on Glatfelter’s website to be considered.  Please do not reach out to executives or individuals directly.  Thank you.

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Staff Accountant (Full Time)

  • Old Hickory Site - Old Hickory, TN, USA
  • Finance & Accounting

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