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MPI Accounting Specialist

Company: McWane
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 12, 2021

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.


Accounting Specialist, McWane Plant & Industrial

 

Location:

 

Birmingham, AL

 

Directly reports to:

 

Controller – MPI

 

Position Purpose:

 

To help manage all forms of financial accounts within MPI.  Maintain accurate records of both accounts payable and accounts receivable, ensuring that invoices are paid where necessary, and that clients pay invoices are required.  

 

Position Summary:

 

We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented accounting specialist.  The accounting specialist will analyze information, maintain complete and accurate records, assist with routine accounting duties, and provide prompt, courteous responses to inquiries or complaints from clients, vendors, and lenders.  You should also be skilled researcher and possess strong communication and computer skills. 

 

Essential Functions:

Maintain accurate and complete records, including ledgers, journals, receipts, and information related to supplies and inventory.

  • Process incoming payments by check, credit card, and EFT.
  • Receive, process, and reconcile statements.
  • Generate and review monthly reports.
  • Prepare and make bank deposits.
  • Assist with preparation for annual audits.
  • Prepare and distribute annual IRS forms.
  • Ensure compliance with internal accounting procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records, including ledgers, journals, receipts, and invoices.
  • Perform administrative and other tasks as needed.

 Required Qualifications

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field.
  • 1-3 years of general accounting experience
  • 1-3 years of experience working with payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Understanding of accounting principles and current financial legislation.
  • Exceptional time management, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong math and research skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics (AX).
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to analyze data accurately and efficiently.

 

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.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER

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.

Keywords: McWane, Birmingham , MPI Accounting Specialist, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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