Senior Accountant

Nissan Forklift Corp. Marengo , IL 60152

Posted 1 month ago

Senior Accountant

UniCarriers is growing! Consider a fulfilling career at a company where you can progress professionally with your level of expertise.

Don't let your career go stagnant; take the next step and join our team!

Job Responsibilities:

Accountability for moderately complex accounting activities including reconciling accounts and developing financial statements and reports. Perform general accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards.

  • Assist in month end close process, including preparation of journal entries and accruals. Develop ways to improve existing processes.

  • Perform assigned account reconciliations monthly and coordinate quarterly reconciliation review.

  • Identify accounting problems, research possible solutions and summarize conclusions to present to Manager.

  • Prepare assigned financial reports ensuring accuracy and developing efficiency improvements.

  • Assist in monthly inter-company reconciliations.

  • Perform consolidation accounting and related inter-company eliminations.

  • Prepare and/or review sales & use tax filings.

  • Assist with income tax provision preparation, filing coordination, paying estimates, and reconciliations.

  • Prepare and support tax credit analyses and transfer price report preparation.

  • Always acts in a professional and courteous manner, representing UCA's highest standards of business conduct; exhibits a positive attitude, sharing information with co-workers as appropriate and works to promote a cooperative, productive teamwork environment.

  • An expert on the job, makes the most of knowledge and experience and works to learn new duties; assists with training of others; and adapts to changed conditions quickly and easily.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a minimum of 5 years of similar accounting experience.

  • Understanding of accounting principles.

  • Detail oriented, self-directed, highly motivated professional with a positive attitude and effective problem solving and multi-tasking skills.

Technical Skills

  • Must have advanced Microsoft Excel and intermediate PowerPoint and Access skills.

Company Overview

UCA's corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Marengo, IL which is about 30 miles east of Rockford and approx. 30 miles west of Schaumburg.

While the UniCarriers name has only been around a short while, the story of our company is, in reality, the history of three companies that span more than 100 years.

  • Barrett Industrial Trucks was founded in 1914, and was a pioneer in bringing a new generation of electric powered equipment to the material handling market.

  • TCM founded the forklift manufacturing industry in Japan, producing the first ever Japan-made forklift in 1949.

  • Nissan Forklift began operations in 1957. With its acquisition of Barrett in 1988, it became the first Japanese manufacturer of all five classes of material handling equipment in the U.S.

Today, UniCarriers provides forklifts throughout the world. The UniCarriers Americas facility in Marengo, Illinois, sets the standard for forklift manufacturing. And we continue to push the envelope, bringing new technology and innovation to our equipment...and the material handling industry.

UniCarriers employs over 4,400 employees worldwide. UCA offers its employees and their families a comprehensive and very competitive benefits package. Benefits that are offered to employees and their families include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans

  • 401(K) Savings Plan (Including company match)

  • Training & Tuition Reimbursement

  • Flexible Spending /Dependent Care Accounts

  • Health Savings Accounts

  • Company Paid and Optional Life Insurance

  • Short Term and Long Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled


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