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Assistant Accounting Manager

Company: Yamato Corporation
Location: Grafton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Responsible for daily accounting operations, including preparing and/or reviewing appropriate ledger entries and reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger system and assist in preparing financial statements for Yamato Corporation. Supervise assigned activities and staff. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assists in preparing monthly financial statements and all supporting schedules for Yamato Corporation. Provides financial statements to upper management and parent company in a timely manner. Analyze financial statements and provide recommendations on financial reports and cash flow. Create ad hoc analyses and respond to business inquiries to understand material drivers of financial performance.
  • Become the subject matter expert / super user of our Epicor ERP system for all accounting, costing, inventory related functions. Assist with the maintenance of ERP master data and be the main accounting point of contact for Epicor. The role will grow to have a deep knowledge of our business processes and how Epicor is leveraged to perform them.
  • Execute monthly accounting close procedures and closing of the books. Ensures timely processing of service tech time sheets and service job cost accounting transactions as prepared by accounting staff. Coordinates processing of fixed asset transactions by accounting staff.
  • Assists CFO and Accounting Manager in preparing financial reporting and presentations for Board of Director's meetings and meetings with Yamato Scale Company Ltd. (Japan) throughout the year. Compiles and loads annual company-wide and departmental budgets.
  • Assists with administration of employee credit card and travel reporting program.
  • Perform assigned inventory cycle counts and investigate significant variances to identify root causes.

    • You are a strong Senior Accounting/Financial Analyst with at least 2 years in your current role and a minimum of 5 years in general accounting with demonstrated career progression.
    • You have an undergraduate degree in accounting or finance.
    • CPA and/or MBA or working towards a plus.
    • You are the go-to person at your current company in answering questions about the functionality of your ERP system.
    • You enjoy and are highly proficient in excel.
    • You have outstanding communication skills and are able to listen to issues from coworkers and other departments to be part of developing solutions that help the company. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms and lift up to 10 pounds. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. HIGHLIGHTS
      • Eligibility on first day of employment for company-paid benefits such as health, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability subject to plan terms.**Yamato currently pays for 100% of the health, dental and vision premiums!!!
      • Eligibility for 401(k) plan on 1st day of month following 30 days of service with a company match of 4% on employee deferral of 5% or more. Additionally, you are fully vested in the employer match on Day1 if enrolled in the plan!
      • 18 paid time off (PTO) days accrued by calendar year.
      • Ten (10) Company-paid holidays per calendar year Learn more at PI202035148

Keywords: Yamato Corporation, Milwaukee , Assistant Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Grafton, Wisconsin

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