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Accountant I

Company: Astec Industries
Location: Blair
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

BUILT TO CONNECTAstec is a global, environmentally focused infrastructure and manufacturing company of asphalt road building and aggregate processing. Our mission is to design and build the most innovative products for the industries we serve. Leveraging innovative solutions and technologies, we serve customers all over the world.ABOUT THE POSITIONProvides management with financial information by researching and analyzing accounts, preparing financial statements. Maintains tax registrations, sales/use/excise tax returns filed timely, and Inventory reconciliations so that Astec can maintain a competitive edge.Key DeliverablesProvide financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts.Maintain documents for accounts payable, purchasing, and treasury and conducting internal audits.Develop accounting procedures by reviewing new procedures.Provide support for all A/R & A/P functions.Research and interpret data to resolve accounting and financial questions.Key Activities & ResponsibilitiesPrepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments.Maintains and balances an automated consolidation system by inputting data; scheduling required jobs; verifying data.Analyzes information and options by developing spreadsheet reports, verifying information.Prepares general ledger entries by maintaining records and files, reconciling accounts.Prepares payments by accruing expenses; assigning account numbers; requesting disbursements; reconciling accounts.Develops and implements accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures, recommending changes.Answer's accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.Inputs new business from log, releases, cancellations, commitments, and shipments in preparation for business and backlog reports.Prepares business and backlog reports showing the various categories of new business and cancellations. Also prepares the backlog report showing beginning backlogs, new business, releases, cancellations, shipments, and ending backlog. Accountant will find and review processes amongst discrepancies between Syteline and Excel reports.Prepares and files all sales/use/excise tax returns within required state deadlinesProvides support for all A/R & A/P functions as needed.Actively support Astec's core values, mission statement and vision statement.Assume other special activities and responsibilities as directedTo be successful in this role, your experience and competencies are: Bachelor's Degree (B.A. or B.S) from an accredited University or College(0) to (3) years of accounting experience. An equivalent of relevant education and experience may be considered.Strong understanding of accounting principles and general ledger transaction recording and reconciliationDetail oriented, organized, and self-motivatedDemonstrate ability to manage multiple tasks at onceProficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software, and accounting softwareSupervisor and Leadership ExpectationsNoneOur Culture and ValuesEmployees that become part of Astec embody the values below throughout their work.Continuous devotion to meeting the needs of our customersHonesty and integrity in all aspects of businessRespect for all individualsPreserving entrepreneurial spirit and innovationSafety, quality and productivity as means to ensure successNOTE: This position responsible for certain internal control responsibilities. These internal control responsibilities are verbally communicated to the incumbent and periodic feedback is provided as it relates to the performance of these internal control responsibilities.WORK ENVIRONMENTOfficeWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of injury in an office environment and occasionally a manufacturing shop plant environment. Duties include a typical office setting including extensive computer work, sitting or standing. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERAs an Equal Opportunity Employer, Astec does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, gender (sex), sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, citizenship status, a person's veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law or executive order.

Keywords: Astec Industries, Omaha , Accountant I, Accounting, Auditing , Blair, Nebraska

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