Company Generac Power Systems
Name Senior Staff Accountant
Req # 54179
Location Waukesha CORP
Employment Type Full Time
Shift 1st Shift
Work with the leader in the power industry! Generac is a market-leading manufacturing company that builds quality power products that positively impacts the lives of our customers. We have a new opportunity at our Corporate Headquarters in Waukesha, WI for a Senior Staff Accountant.
Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Senior Staff Accountant provides support for financial functions including creating and posting journal entries, general ledger account reconciliation and analysis, Sarbanes Oxley compliance and fulfilling various external audit requests, and financial reporting.
Actively participates in month-end closing process by accurately and timely preparing account analysis and related journal entries.
Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report on variances.
Review/validate all account reconciliations are up to date and accurately stated.
Coordinate and lead meetings with outside departments as needed, for assigned projects and responsibilities
Participate in process improvement efforts and implementation to our account systems, procedures, and close process
Responsible for reconciling various general ledger accounts and preparing related supporting schedules as needed.
Participate in month-end consolidation efforts.
Assist in preparation of various financial reports and charts with high-level of accuracy.
Assist with various external audits as required. Provide requested items accurately and on a timely basis. Serve as main audit contact for applicable areas of responsibility.
Other duties as assigned to support the success of the department.
Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned.
Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
5 years of related experience Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in SAP Knowledge:
Knowledge of database and general ledger accounting computer application systems to supply accurate financial information under tight deadlines
Knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley, GAAP and FASB
Goal-oriented and able to meet aggressive deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Previous experience with SAP or equivalent ERP
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting; close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.
"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."