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Senior Accountant

Company: Fike Corporation
Location: Blue Springs
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Accountant Fike Corporation, a rapidly growing international manufacturer of pressure relief, explosion protection, fire suppression and detection equipment, has an opportunity for a Senior Accountant position. Fike is a privately held business located in Blue Springs, MO with over 400 employees locally & over 1,200 employees worldwide. Summary: This position will be responsible for multiple aspects of the Company---s accounting and reporting.-- Primary responsibilities will focus on the maintenance of the Company---s accounting structure and system, month-end close responsibilities including journal entry preparation, account analysis and reconciliation, and preparation and review of critical accounting reports, the preparation of the Company---s consolidated financial statements, documentation of critical accounting processes and accounting treatments. --This position will coordinate closely with the members of the Accounting teams, the Treasury team, the Business Systems teams, and other teams as needed.-- Additionally, this position will be focused on improving processes associated with both Blue Springs and Global entities close and reporting. Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the monthly closing of the Fike financial statements including journal entry preparation, account analysis, and trend analysis.
  • Performs the preparation of the corporate consolidation including balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statements.
  • Supports other Fike business units related to accounting practices and processes within the Fike business system.
  • Performs account reconciliations including identifying discrepancies and taking the necessary corrective actions.
  • Supports the audits of the corporate financial statements and the benefit plans.-- Assists in preparation of work papers, footnotes, and audit report.
  • Performs analysis related to the company---s balance sheet, operating results, and cash flows as required including review of subsidiary performance.
  • Actively looks for opportunities to be innovative through creating efficiencies in the closing, reporting, and other processes.
  • Documents internal controls, and other various policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the maintenance of the chart of accounts and various financial reports.
  • Works on special projects as required.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of all information processed.-- Essential Skills: Subject Matter Understanding.-- Analytical.-- Computer Applications.-- Research.-- Presentation.-- Critical Thinking.-- Problem Solving.-- Decision Making.---------------------------------------------------- Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor---s degree in Accounting.--
    • At least three --- five plus years of a combination of accounting and auditing experience.--
    • Strong understanding of GAAP and accounting theory.--
    • Highly detail oriented and organized in work.--
    • Ability to meet assigned deadlines.--
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.--
    • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives.--
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and with strong to advanced Excel skills.--
    • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results. Preferred Qualifications:
      • Master---s Degree in Accounting or related field.--
      • Highly desired CPA.-- Working at Fike At Fike, our people are our strength.-- In order to fulfill our greatest potential, we are committed to attracting, growing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce.-- Better, Together as oneFike!-- Plus, at Fike, we offer benefits and perks to help make you smile and feel like family.---- Check out our competitive benefits package which includes:
        • Three Weeks Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
        • Medical Plans with FSA & HSA, Vision & Dental Plan
        • Paid Life and Long-term Disability Insurance
        • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) Plan with Company Match Fully Vested on Day One!
        • Profit Sharing Bonus Program
        • Education Reimbursement--------------------
        • Employee Assistance Program--------------------------------------------------------------
        • On-Site Fitness Center & Award Winning Wellness Program
        • Reimbursement for Safety Shoes & Glasses
        • Service awards & Recognition Program
        • Company Picnic, Quarterly Events and Holiday Lunch
        • Free Coffee/Tea, Lunch Utensils, Lunch Room Mini-mart, Free Parking Refer to Req ID 1342.-- Please visit our web site at www.fike.com to fill out an application. Fike is--an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. #CB

Keywords: Fike Corporation, Blue Springs , Senior Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Blue Springs, Missouri

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