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Staff Accountant at Advanced Drainage Systems in Hilliard, Ohio

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:


Headquartered in Hilliard Ohio, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS) is the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and drainage solutions. Our innovative products and superior drainage solutions are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including residential, non-residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. We have established a leading position in many of these end markets by leveraging our national sales and distribution platform, overall product breadth and scale, and our manufacturing excellence. Founded in 1966, we operate a global network of 3,700 employees, 63 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers. In July, 2014 we became a public company traded on the NYSE®. To enable our continued growth, we are looking to add top talent to our dynamic organization.


We're looking for a Staff Accountant to join our team! This role will report to the Corporate Accounting Lead.

The position entails the following tasks:
  • Perform various monthly account reconciliations, investigate unreconciled balances or variances between general ledger and various source documents
  • Prepare monthly journal entries
  • Assist in preparation of various internal and external reports
  • Collaborate across assorted business functions (finance, accounting, sales, operations, IT, HR, Investor Relations, etc.) providing insights with ad-hoc analysis
  • Support ongoing efforts focused on streamlining, improving, and automating processes
  • Drive through challenges in order to effectively deliver on commitments
  • Ensure SOX compliance by adhering to internal control requirements, maintaining updated documentation and providing recommendations as appropriate

Qualified applicants should possess the following background and characteristics:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years practical work experience
  • Oracle experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of GAAP
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is a must
  • Ability to understand issues, demonstrate resourcefulness and pro-actively resolve problems and manage multiple projects in a timely manner
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills to research and resolve inquiries and respond in a timely manner
  • Able to handle confidential information in a mature manner
  • Solid organizational skills: task prioritization and effective time management
  • Mid to advanced PC skills using Outlook, Word, Excel (ability to perform pivots, V-lookups and other functions with Excel)

Please note that Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

EEO Statement

Advanced Drainage Systems is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.