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Accountant

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Hilliard
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

OverviewAt ADS, no idea is off limits, and we celebrate creativity and bold moves. For more than 50 years ADS has been manufacturing a variety of innovative and environmentally friendly alternatives to traditional materials. Headquartered in Hilliard, Ohio, we are a multi-billion dollar stormwater management company, manufacturing pipe and ancillary products. What does that mean? When it storms, we capture rain with our drain basins, convey it with pipe, store it using chambers and finally treat it with our water quality products, before safely returning water back to the environment. We handle, what we call, the entire lifecycle of a raindrop. Our products help prevent flooding, which increases quality of life for people living in large cities, suburbs, and rural towns. We also believe in creating a circular economy and are the largest plastic recycling company in North America. We use plastic shampoo and detergent bottles to create pipe, diverting over 500 million pounds of plastic from landfills every year. ADS operates a global network of over 60 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers. We have amazing stories to tell, and we need your help getting our story out there. To learn more about ADS, please visit our website at ResponsibilitiesWe are looking for an experienced Financial Accountant to join our team! The ideal candidate will have a strong background in month-end close processes, financial reporting, reconciliations, and compliance. This role is a critical part of our accounting team, ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial data, and driving informed decision-making across the organization. We are looking for candidates local to the Columbus area, who specializes in corporate accounting and can provide crucial support to multiple business units within our organization.Primary ResponsibilitiesThe position entails the following tasks:

  • Support month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close processes by preparing journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Assist with annual budgeting and monthly forecasting processes
  • Support ongoing efforts focused on streamlining, improving, and automating processes to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of financial accounting and reconciliation processes.
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies and variances in financial data to ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting standards.
  • Collaborate with business units to understand their transaction, financial needs, ensure proper accounting treatment, provide financial insights, and to streamline financial procedures.
  • Prepares daily performance tracking reports for upper management, covering sales volume and order activity
  • Provides support for ad-hoc cost and margin analysis for the manufacturing operation
  • 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.Requirements Qualified applicants should possess the following background and characteristics:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
    • Minimum of 2-4 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) EEO StatementADS supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience, and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. ADS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Columbus , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Hilliard, Ohio

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