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Accountant at Morgan Corporation

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Morgantown, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Accountant
Corporate Office, Morgantown, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #1387

Friday, July 12, 2019

Before you begin, please note special application instructions below.

COMPANY BACKGROUND:

Morgan Corporation is the largest manufacturer of medium duty freight and refrigerated van and truck bodies in North America. Founded in 1952, as a small welding shop in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, on the site where Conestoga wagons were manufactured through the late 1800s, we have experienced tremendous growth and continue to look for additional expansion opportunities around the world. With a total of fourteen manufacturing and five service facilities strategically located across the U.S. and Canada, Morgan is able to provide the quality, service, and prompt delivery our customers expect.

A subsidiary of J.B. Poindexter, a privately held diversified manufacturing company, Morgan Corporation offers a vast variety of career opportunities, internally as well as within the J.B. Poindexter family of companies. We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We pride ourselves in team member development, performance, recognition, and a culture of diversity and respect. Whether you are taking the next step of your career or just beginning, joining Morgan's winning team means being part of a great home away from home. You will be challenged. You will be proud.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Accountant will provide general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll support. This position maintains accounting controls and advises the organization when adjustments are needed. The Accountant participates in the closing process by performing entries and reconciliations. The role assists with the banking and cash management process, and with tax returns and supporting documents as needed. The Accountant is also responsible for overseeing the accounting and tracking process for fixed assets and construction in progress.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Maintain accounting controls in the chart of accounts, and link accounts to facilitate financial reporting.

  • Create selected journal entries and applicable account analysis and reconciliations. Ensure adequacy of reserves and accuracies of accounts, and clear reconciling items timely.

  • Assist in maintaining adequate reserves for various liabilities including but not limited to workers compensation, company insurance, health claims, and legal obligations.

  • Maintain intercompany accounts and clear reconciling items timely.

  • Support financial and bank audits.

  • Assist with monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting requirements.

  • Assist with budget preparation and coordinate system load of budget data.

  • Prepare bank reconciliations; resolve issues with bank such as positive pay exceptions, bank fee anomalies, and stale or out-of-balance items.

  • Assist with the preparation of annual personal property tax returns.

  • Prepare and file for sales & use tax returns; ensure compliance with state and federal laws regarding sales and use tax.

  • Assist with preparation of schedules and required documents for federal tax filings and provisions.

  • Assist in federal and state tax audits.

  • Assist with the company's purchasing card program.

  • Oversee accounting and tracking process for fixed assets and depreciation.

  • Track and Account for Construction in Progress including asset purchases and capital leases.

  • Monitor capital spending and lease recovery activities including evaluation of proposed projects.

  • Assist Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable with day to day functions and problem invoices.

  • Complete short-term projects and other duties as assigned.

  • Maintain Accounting process for all company leases.



EXPERTISE REQUIRED / MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • BS in Accounting or Finance; CPA, CMA, CIA or MBA helpful but not required.

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in an Accounting or Finance related position.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of GAAP.

  • Proficient in PC applications and Excel, and ability to assimilate information from a variety of sources to support and verify financial results.

  • Good interpersonal skills, leadership, and team working capabilities.


  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

    Working in an office environment in a seated position a minimum of eight hours per day is required.

    The performance of this position may occasionally require exposure to the manufacturing areas where under certain areas require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses with side shields and mandatory hearing protection. Primary environment: ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment as found in a typical office environment.

    Special Application Instructions:



    • Click the link below to complete our pre-employment assessment (approximately 30 minutes or less).

      https://www.ondemandassessment.com/link/index/JB-N87P8463Y?u=76591




    • After completing the pre-employment assessment, come back to this job posting and click the Apply button to complete our online application where you can also submit a resume.


    • After completing your online application, your pre-employment assessment results and application/resume will be more thoroughly reviewed and you may be contacted for a personal interview.

    Other details

    • Job Family Professional
    • Job Function Accounting & Finance
    • Pay Type Salary