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POST DATE 10/11/2017
END DATE 1/19/2018

Atlas Copco Secoroc Ft. Louden Fort Loudon, PA

Fort Loudon, PA
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Description/Job Summary

The mission of this position is to provide support to the Assistant Controller in performing business related tasks. This position is responsible for the management and completion of all tasks related to General Ledger journal entries, reconciliations, research,
etc. along with support of Staff Accountant and Accounting Associate. The position will be based in the product company in Fort Loudon, Pennsylvania, with minimal travel. This position reports directly to the Assistant Controller.

This position requires International customer contact. The incumbent will utilize internal systems and departments to solve complex problems. The position requires direct problem-solving skills.


Prepare and process General Ledger journal entries cost related
Prepare Balance Sheet / Income Statement reconciliations / analysis as assigned

Assist with timely month end reporting
Prepare monthly Standard Cost Bridge Analysis
Prepare cost follow up reports (Purchase Price Variance / Standard MO Variance)

Assist with preparation of yearly plan
Responsible for rolling cost on all new products and performing analysis
Assist with yearly cost roll and analysis
Post all manual receipts and payments
Back up to Staff Accountant and Accounting Associate
Become a local Key Business User for the local ERP system
Assist supervisor with Finance Department continuous improvement projects
Support SHEQ in promoting and monitoring Safety First initiatives and goals as stated in the MR Operational Policy throughout the organization.

Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


Bachelor s Degree in Accounting/Finance preferred, but the equivalent years of relevant work experience may be considered.

Proficient in MS Excel (Pivot Tables, Advanced Formulas)


Prefer 5+ year experience in a general accounting environment, with experience in the related field.

Manufacturing exposure preferred


Ability to work with minimal guidance
Ability to work well with others and as part of a team.
Highly Analytical
Team player with strong communication skills
Proactive with planning and problem solving
Energy and Commitment to getting the job done right (job will require extra hours during month end process and work on holidays/weekends)

Excellent organizational skills
Tolerance for ambiguity