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Staff Accountant

Company: Pratt Industries
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Perks of Pratt?Eligible for insurance benefits within ONE Month of hire.1 Month: Eligible for Gainsharing bonus after one full month of employmentJump on the path of a lifelong career! Click apply to start the process!Benefits:401(k)401(k) matchingDental insuranceDisability insuranceEmployee assistance programFlexible spending accountHealth insuranceHealth savings accountLife insurancePaid time offParental leaveVision insuranceSUMMARYResponsible for the processing of bills (payables and receivables), sales orders, and other accounting operational tasks.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESReview bills for payment (match invoices with purchase orders). Check for proper approvals and authorizations. Enter and process payments. Generate checks.Maintain vendor files.Maintain fixed assets and depreciation schedules.Prepare audit schedules and reconcile all bank accounts and general ledger accounts.Review bills of lading and sales orders for processing.Enter shipments into accounting system for billing and maintain related files.Apply cash receipts to customer accounts.Process customer credit applications and maintain related files.Make collection calls when necessary.Assist Controller with credit insurance.Assist Controller in preparing tax and government reports.Evaluate inventories and material costs at period end.Calculate and change estimating system. Analyze estimating and correlate to financial information.Assist Controller with annual budget.Assist in preparing financial reports.Complete and file government surveys.Complies with all company policies and procedures.Additional duties as assigned by management.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEUndergraduate degree with focus on accounting and/or financeFour years general office experienceProven ability to solve accounting problems, balance bank statements, reconcile general ledger accounts.Candidates arePREFERREDwho offer the following:College level accountingExperience manufacturing environmentPC competency (including MS Word and MS Excel)Experience in using accounting softwareExperience in cost accountingStrong math backgroundLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret financial statements, general business periodicals, professional journals, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees of the company.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, volume, and net present value.REASONING ABILITYAbility to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.TECHNICAL SKILLSComputer literate (MS Office including Word and Excel as well as accounting software)Proficient knowledge and application of accounting principlesQuality standards - both ISO and QSWORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job.PHYSICAL DEMANDSEmployee is regularly required to walk and talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. Vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENTSThe performance of the Accountant will be measured as follows:Operating standards - The employee will need to meet or exceed the Operating Standards set in the areas of quality, cost, safety, planning, customer satisfactions, supervision, efficiency, and productivity. Such standards will be set annually and communicated to the manager.Personal growth - Each year there will be professional goals developed and agreed to by the manager and supervisor.Employee relations - The employee will be evaluated regarding his/her behaviors associated with appropriate human interaction, respect, and communication.Creativity - This will be evaluated by how active the employee is in participating in advancing the business through new and innovative ideas.Requirements:Pratt is America's 5th largest corrugated packaging company and the world's largest, privately-held 100% recycled paper and packaging company, with more than 10,000 highly-skilled, green-collar employees dedicated to the environment and sustainability.

Keywords: Pratt Industries, Fort Worth , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Fort Worth, Texas

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