Junior Staff Accountant
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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONPentair Overview
Pentair is an S&P 500 diversified industrial company with $7 billion in revenue and 30,000 employees worldwide. A global leader, Pentair provides solutions to help its customers manage water use, deliver safe and sustainable energy, meet the world's increasing demand for food, and support, maintain and protect critical processes. Organized as four global businesses which include Valves & Controls, Flow & Filtration Solutions, Water Quality Systems and Technical Solutions, the company operates as One Pentair, driven by purpose, led by vision, guided by process, and united by its Win Right Values.
Business Unit Overview
Pentair Water Quality Systems is a leader in water solutions which improve the quality of life for people around the world. Our equipment and solutions are found in swimming pools and spas, aquaculture farms, laboratories, water purification and sanitation systems, foodservice operations, and in other applications. We offer design and consulting services and our advanced water technologies are used across a wide number of industries including industrial, residential, commercial, municipal, aquaponics, aquatic life support systems, irrigation and flood control, wastewater, and more.
As a member of Pentair s General Accounting team located in Corporate Office in Cary, NC; this position is accountable for overseeing and maintaining the general ledger of Pentair Water Quality Systems, Inc. The primary role for this position will include recording payroll activity and reconciling related balance sheet accounts. Secondary responsibilities would potentially include other account reconciliations and analysis including capital expenditure requests related to fixed assets. This position has been added to our Accounting team as an additional resource to continue to support our shared service G&A (general and administrative) Group.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Generating ledger entries related to payroll activity on a weekly basis and reconciling related balance sheet reserve requirements.
Analyze and forecast fringe related reserve requirements including vacation, tax and benefits.
Analyze and accrue for incentive programs.
Present to leadership major reserve requirements and make recommendations for changes where applicable.
Ensures accurate and timely reporting of financial transactions to the general ledger.
Performs month-end account reconciliations with accuracy and on a timely basis.
Provides proactive analysis and support to the finance team.
Ensures that relevant internal control requirements are met and comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Ensures that the company meets or exceed Federal, State, and Local governmental laws, ordinances, and regulations in all areas of responsibility.
Job Requirements & Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required, internship experience a plus.
Prior payroll related accounting experience a plus.
Manufacturing experience is a plus
Ability to solve practical problems and implement solutions.
Advanced Excel capabilities a plus.
Able to contribute as a team player in a respectful and professional environment.
Ability to communicate and present information to leadership and respond to questions in a clear and effective manner.
QAD and/or JDE experience a plus.
The employee may travel periodically to other company sites for training.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently sits. The employee occasionally stands and walks. The employee must occasionally li.... ..This job description has been truncated.