Cost Accountant (20160482)

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 12/23/2016

EnerSys Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga, TN
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EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over twenty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide and Americas headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of motive power, reserve power, aerospace/defense, and specialty batteries with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.

We offer an excellent benefit package and a salary commensurate with experience and/or education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled

Summary: This position is responsible for various aspects of the monthly financial closing process, analysis, and internal reporting of financial result for this manufacturing business unit. Through reconciliation and analysis of monthly financial data this position will be responsible for accurate reporting of the business unit's financial performance in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. The position also includes various ad-hoc analyses including physical inventory, cycle counts, and weekly payroll processing, as well as supporting Americas Finance Department in the completion of various financial tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare Journal Entries to General Ledger accounts. Processes all monthly Journal Entries in BaaN. Prepares a monthly reconciliation list of all Journal Entries posted for month-end. Prepares the Accounting Department's monthly binder with all financial reports and reconciliations in compliance with SOX.

Prepare weekly & monthly analysis of General Ledger accounts for both Manufacturing and Administrative accounts.

Responsible for various Balance Sheet reconciliations in regards to cash, payroll, and inventory accounts.

Responsible for the computer portion of yearly physical inventory as well as monthly cycle counts. Reconciles differences and reports the results to management.

Responsible for processing weekly payroll and related reporting and analysis.

Assistance in monthly forecasting and annual budgeting processes.

Required Skills:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to communicate (oral and written) in an efficient, effective manner to associates, executives and other external parties.

Math Ability:

Strong analytical ability.

Reasoning Ability:

Strong problem solving skills. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

Must have an extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office. Advanced Excel skills will be required and must include proficiency with sub-totals, pivot tables, sum if and v lookup formulas. Candidates must be able to analyze data and complete complex formulas & calculations in Excel. BaaN or SAP experience preferred and Hyperion financial reporting software experience a plus.

Certificates and Licenses:

No certifications needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Experience:

* BS/BA in Accounting

A minimum of 3 years private industry financial analysis/accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.

Experience with monthly financial closings preferred

Experience with Budgeting and Forecasting preferred

Working knowledge of GAAP preferred