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MPI Staff Accountant

Company: McWane Plant Industrial
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

What We Live By------
The McWane Way is a core philosophy outlined by the founder J.R. McWane in 1920. Today It encompasses Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, Environment, Communication, Accountability, Safety and Trust. All team members at every level are expected to know and work by these principles, values, and behaviors. Most importantly, every team member is expected to be able to answer this question, "What does this mean for me?" This is the all-important question because behavior is the best evidence of a living principle. Join the McWane team on the journey to The McWane Way.

Who We Are------
McWane Inc. has a newly created division, McWane Plant and Industrial (MPI). This new division, based in Birmingham, AL, combines all Plant and Industrial Products in a single customer-focused package. We offer comprehensive solutions through an experienced team of professionals specifically focused on these two special markets. Our Mission is to be the Plant and Industrial supplier who is "easiest to do business with". We will make it easier to engineer, specify, and order components for plants. We will provide greater support for smoother delivery, cost-effective installation, and start-up. Most importantly, we will build strong relationships with design engineers, contractors, plant operations teams and project owners to assure we are their first-choice supplier for both new construction and future upgrades.
At MPI, you will be part of a fast-paced, collaborative, start up where you can see, firsthand, how your work translates into positive results.
MPI Staff Accountant

Birmingham, AL

Directly reports to
MPI Controller

Position Summary
The Staff Accountant is an integral part of the accounting/finance team. The Staff Accountant will support the daily operations of the assigned division accounting functions. The Staff Accountant will handle a wide variety of responsibilities including handling issues relating to general operations, assisting with preparation of financial statements and reports, monthly and year-end closings, account reconciliations, and all other accounting functions. The Staff Accountant will ensure financial records accurately reflect business performance and financial controls are in compliance. This position will provide support for the assigned division through rigorous analysis and evaluation of data.

Position Responsibilities
Process and review Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
Process and review Payroll in payroll software
Responsible for assisting the Controller in month-end closing and preparing journal entries.
Responsible for managing fixed assets.
Prepare remote bank deposits.
Prepare, review, and analyze financial statements.
Reconcile balance sheet accounts and cash accounts.
Compile data and prepare a variety of reports upon request.
Recommend actions to resolve discrepancies.
Function in accordance with established standards, procedures, and applicable laws.
Basic Qualifications

Must possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance or related field from accredited college or university.
Minimum five (5) years accounting or business-related experience.

Proven knowledge of financial statements, journal entries, and GAAP.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel.

Experience in processing payroll in payroll software and 401k reporting.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Documented history developing and maintaining positive working relationships in a multi-stakeholder culture.
Ability to deliver results while working in a team focused environment.
Excellent communication skills; verbal and written.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum five (5) years accounting or business-related experience in manufacturing.
Experience in processing payroll in Ultipro software.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. McWane Plant & Industrial. is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed.PI160810415

Keywords: McWane Plant Industrial, Birmingham , MPI Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Birmingham, Alabama

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