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Flowserve Corporation Senior Accountant in Raleigh, North Carolina

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Role Summary:

The Senior Accountant will act as integral part of Regional Accounting Team in performing transactional and general ledger month end close activities, coordinating with the Business Support Center (shared services), ensuring SOX controls are completed, and overseeing the audit process.

Flowserve offers a highly competitive pay structure, annual bonus, comprehensive benefits on day 1 of employment, generous paid vacation time, personal time, paid holidays, pension plan, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits.

Responsibilities & Requirements: Primary owner of general accounting and month end activities for the Raleigh plant, collaborating with and supporting accounting team members, cross-functional groups on site, and the Business Support Center.

  • Focus on process and efficiency improvements, identifying and escalating issues and bottlenecks

  • Ensure accounting and reporting activities are completed timely and in accordance with company policies (US GAAP)

  • Ensure SOX compliant processes and controls

  • Supervise and reconcile the assigned key accounts, offering proactive support and service about all the specific and usual requests of the work team

  • Analyze account balances and activity to ensure appropriate measures are taken to produce accurate accounting records with proper classification and reporting.

  • Supplemental disclosure reporting

  • Regularly and proactively organize calls with internal and external auditors (conferences) to verify the execution of the procedures and establish measures to maintain and improve the excellence of the records

  • Organize and coordinate the internal and external audit deliverables to comply on time with all their requirements.

  • Work closely with BSC (Business Services Center) to ensure accurate transacting and reporting

  • Support and provide value-added insight during implementation of SAP throughout the business requirements, data migration, and conversion processes

  • Support plant- and company-wide initiatives related to shortening the close process, efficiency KPIs, rework, backlog reduction, etc.

  • Work cross-functionally with Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Planning, Project Management, and Engineering to complete all job responsibilities on a timely basis

  • Organize and coordinate the internal and external audit deliverables to comply on time with all of their requirements.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 8+ years of experience in general accounting within an industrial manufacturing environment

  • Good interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills; ability to multi-task and work independently

  • Intermediate to advanced Excel spreadsheet skills required

  • Must be a team player, who is committed to company and individual performance targets

  • Must be a self-starter and willing to ask questions when unsure

  • Experience with CIP (Continuous Improvement Process) and able to work on cross-functional teams with minimal supervision

  • Works independently, able to ensure tight corporate reporting deadline adherence; able to effectively communicate findings and concerns to management

  • Experience in some combination of technical accounting Strong technical accounting and research skills

  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills; ability to apply judgement and operate effectively in a decentralized, unstructured and dynamic environment

  • Attention to detail and accuracy with the ability to package and present complex information in an effective and efficient manner

Preferred Experience / Skills:

  • Advanced degree (MBA) or CPA preferred

  • Experience with a large ERP system (SAP) GL preferred.

  • Familiarity with BPC (Business Processing Center) is a plus

  • Experience with Blackline Reconciliations module and Tasks module also a plus

Primary Posting Location: Raleigh, North Carolina US

Job Posting Category: Finance & Accounting

Job Advertising Title: Senior Accountant

Employment Type: Full time

Country: United States

Auto req ID: 51754BR

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