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International Accountant at Shaw Industries, Inc.

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Dalton, Georgia

Job Description:

Position Overview:

This position within the International Accounting department will be responsible for performing accounting duties for the assigned international entities. This position includes managing relationships with local accountants or service providers, and applying local and US GAAP accounting principles to prepare accurate and timely reporting and related analyses.


  • Prepare journal entries with adequate supporting documentation.

  • Monitor, maintain and reconcile intercompany accounts between the parent company and the international entities.

  • Draft reporting packages for the international entities, or review and approve reporting packages provided by local accountants/3rd party service providers.

  • Manage month/quarter/year-end process to ensure all is accomplished on a timely basis to meet required deadlines internally and externally.

  • Assist with internal and external audits.

  • Document and maintain current processes and procedures.

  • Participate in business and system projects that impact international accounting.

  • Work with all areas of Finance (Financial Services, Treasury, Corporate Assets and Tax) and outside of Finance (IS group, Customer service, etc.) to support financial operations of the international entities.

  • Recognize process improvement opportunities and make recommendations to improve quality, timeliness and accuracy of international transactions.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related.

  • 3+ years accounting experience in accounting or finance.

  • Existing understanding and knowledge of GAAP is required; knowledge of IFRS preferred.

  • Bilingual in English/ French is strongly preferred.

  • Experience with accounting matters in foreign currency is a plus.

  • Demonstrates excellent organizational skills.

  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and ability to work with detail.

  • Follows direction without close supervision.


  • Execute Action Plan

  • Initiate Action

  • Adapt and Change

  • Learn Continuously

  • Build trusting relationship

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