Position ID: req16849
Functional Area: Finance
Location: Charlotte Office, 10200 David Taylor Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262-2373 USA
Number of Openings: 1
Employment Type: Full-Time
Electrolux North America, Inc., a $5 billion manufacturing and sales subsidiary of AB Electrolux, is seeking an experienced Accountant to handle a variety of accounting and reporting activities. The position reports to the Accounting Supervisor/ Manager, North America and is based in Charlotte, NC.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain overall responsibility for the general ledgers and perform month-end closing responsibilities for ledgers/reporting entities assigned, including the following:
Preparation and posting of journal entries. Ensure appropriate documentation is attached and transaction is appropriate.
Implement process improvements to (1) standardize journal entry formats within the group, (2) review routine journal entries to determine which can be automated or made prior to month end close, (3) consolidate or eliminate entries so as to minimize the number of journal entries.
Preparation of account reconciliations. Ensure that all required reconciliations are completed by the established deadline.
Recognize inappropriate balances and transactions with follow-up and resolution. Ensure proper reconciliation processes are followed and implement process improvement to standardize reconciliation formats.
Preparation of monthly financial statements and submission to Group Accounting in Stockholm. Review financial statements prior to submission to provide assurance that reporting is done in accordance with Group policies and procedures.
Prepare and record various complex accounting schedules and calculations such as corporate prepaid amortization schedules, legal accrual and medical accrual.
Perform financial analysis during close including review and explanation of large variances within SG&A cost centers
Perform quality control procedures to ensure that ledgers are in balance and accounts are properly coded
Prepare monthly SG&A forecast for Financial & Accounting department and monitor spending by cost center through periodic preparation of actual vs. budget comparison.
Ensure that all accounting and reporting activities comply with the Electrolux Accounting Manual
Maintain process documentation and follow internal control procedures to ensure compliance
Work with external auditors on hard close and yearend financial audits
Compile federal and state tax information for the tax department annually
Complete special projects as assigned and provide support to Accounting Manager as needed.
Expectant, positive, proactive attitude with "can do" spirit
Ability to work with diverse individuals and cross-functional teams
Prior experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred
Bachelor's (Master's preferred) degree in Accounting or Finance required
3+ years experience in industry or public accounting required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Attention to details and good organizational skills
Advanced MS Excel required
SAP and SQL experience a plus
Electrolux is a global leader in home appliances and appliances for professional use, based on deep consumer insight. We offer thoughtfully designed, innovative and sustainable solutions, developed in close collaboration with professional users. The products include refrigerators, ovens, cookers, hobs, dishwashers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, air conditioners and small domestic appliances.
Under esteemed brands including Electrolux, AEG, Zanussi, Frigidaire and Electrolux Grand Cuisine, the Group sells more than 60 million products to customers in more than 150 markets every year. In 2015 Electrolux had sales of $14.7 billion ($5.1 billion in North America) and 58,000 employees.
Electrolux has been doing business since 1919. The headquarters are located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the Electrolux share ELUXb is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm.
Electrolux Home Products, Inc.