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Staff Accountant

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Atlanta, GA

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!

http://www.arauco-na.com/

 

Staff Accountant – Atlanta, GA

 

Summary

 

The position will support the Controller and Senior Staff Accountant in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance department. The accountant is responsible for all areas related to general accounting.  Must be able to handle tight deadlines and multiple tasks.

 

Responsibilities

  • Month-End Closing - journal entries, reconciliation between our sales database and financial reporting, GL clearing, and reviewing costs)
  • Complete the expense validation procedures, reporting, and analysis for the import logistics group.
  • Develop and prepare margin analysis information by business segments, and interface with sales and logistic as questions arise.
  • Perform inbound inventory reconciliation process to ensure the accuracy of invoice vs. receipts.
  • Support Audit requests.
  • Be the go-to accountant for all import distribution related questions/requests.
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and yearly close.
  • Compile and analyze financial information and prepare journal entries to general ledger accounts.
  • Prepare accurate monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Ensure the monthly financial compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist the Senior Accountant in other financial requirements & special projects.
  • Collaborates with the finance department to support overall departmental goals and objectives.
  • Prepare weekly payments to Intercompany suppliers for goods received.

 

Requirements

  • BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting.
  • Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting.
  • Need someone who is proactive - find the best solutions to solve problems.
  • Need someone who is analytical, detail-oriented.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to an ever-changing environment.
  • SAP or some type of ERP / MRP (Oracle, Hyperion, etc.) experience is required. SAP is preferred.
  • Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Access and Word.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

 

 

Arauco is an equal opportunity employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta