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Accountant 8/20/2016

Whirlpool Marion, OH

Company
Whirlpool
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28890139
AJE Ref #
575946585
Location
Marion, OH
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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ABOUT WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 100, employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers throughout the world in 2014. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in more than 170 countries. We earn the trust of consumers in nearly every country by focusing on what matters most. Because of our leadership practices, development opportunities, business performance, strong reputation and a commitment to the communities where we live and work, Whirlpool Corporation has received many awards including - Fortune Magazine's Top Companies for Leaders, one of the world's Most Admired Companies, Fast Company's Top 50 Most Innovative Companies and we've had a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index for 11years in a row.

THE CAREER OPPORTUNITY YOU\'VE BEEN SEARCHING FOR

If you are looking for a position where financial integrity and strategic fiscal planning are highly valued and greatly respected, then your job hunt is over. We're looking for a financial expert who has the intelligence and discipline to handle the fiscal responsibilities of a Fortune 500 company. If you are ambitious and passionate about your career, then look no further than Whirlpool.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

Accountant responsibilities include applying principles of budget accounting to execute financial reporting and analysis of 4-wall and dryer product conversion costs; providing management with detailed cost information concerning conversion and material cost per unit to deliver net 5 percent; and coordinating monthly division close and p&l variance and annual forecasts for division 4-wall conversion cost.

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Coordinate and assist in preparing monthly financial reports and analysis, forecasts, performance share calculation.
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Construct analysis and projections for annual profit plan.
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Analyze and interpret labor and burden spending variances to support budget review process.
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Analyze and interpret material variances from weekly/monthly activities.
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Interact daily with the SAP system for costing, budgets, and reporting.
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Work with bills of materials to assure accuracy.
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Assist engineers with cost estimates and packages.* Cost finished goods sku's including final material, labor, and overhead factors.

WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED

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Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related degree is required
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Prior budget accounting and/or cost accounting experience is preferred
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Proficient skills in Excel and PowerPoint
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Strong ability to anticipate issues, ensure data integrity and accuracy of details while being capable of higher level interpretation and explanation
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Demonstrated ability to plan and organize effectively and to be able to use methodical approaches to complex problems/issues
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Must possess the ability to communicate with a broad range of process partners
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Apply constructive interpersonal relationship methods to manage conflict toward the prevention of problems
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SAP experience preferred.
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Experience with inventory control, auditing, and data control is beneficial

ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES

Whirlpool has big plans for the future, just like you. We understand that it takes preparation and hard work to get there. So, we offer challenging purpose, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your career in exciting new directions - and as far as you want to go.