Accounting Assistant

Mcwane, Inc Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 2 months ago


The accounting assistant will assist with maintaining the general ledger, various reporting and general accountingfunctions supporting the Global and US divisions of McWane, Inc.

Position is based at McWane Global, 1143 Vanderbilt Road, Birmingham, Alabama.

McWane is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status, genetic information (In IL - order of protection status, military status, unfavorable discharge status), or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


The responsibilites for this position include:

  • Assist the Controller and Sr. Accountant with:

  • Processing A/P, A/R, G/L activities in a timely manner

  • General accounting analysis to ensure G/L accuracy

  • Technical accounting and G/L analysis reporting to corporate

  • Monthly close of various divisions

  • Forecasts and variance analyses

  • Intercompany transactions - track, balance, report and communicate effectively with various McWanedivisions

  • Receptionist duties (answering the door, receiving/distributing mail, etc.)

  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Solid technical knowledge

  • A high attention to detail and organization with an analytical, systematic thought process

  • Self-starter with ability to multitask and see projects through to completion with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative, fast-paced environment

  • ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software experience, Microsoft AX/D365 experience a plus, preferably inmanufacturing environment

  • Strong administrative, organizational and communication skills

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel


Reports to the Senior Accountant


Minimum Required:

A.S. in Accounting or equivalent field with strong general ledger accounting knowledge


Minimum Requried:

2+ years' experience general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivable

Not all aspects of the job are covered by the description - may require "other duties as assigned." Job may change over time inaccordance with business needs. Job description does not guarantee employment.

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Accounting Assistant

Mcwane, Inc