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Accountant

Company: Progress Rail
Location: Louisville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job PurposeKey member of overall infrastructure Finance team in providing analytical support for the Progress Rail Signaling Division.Req ID9598BRCityLouisvilleState:KentuckyCompany DescriptionRailroads transport goods and people millions of miles every day. At Progress Rail, we believe in going the distance with them. We are looking for talented and innovative team players to address the challenges of the rail industry today, ensuring success for the future. Build a long-term career with opportunities for growth and advancement as part of a vibrant network of close to 200 global locations. Our innovative team members work together to forge the bridge between ideas and success!As a Caterpillar company, Progress Rail is an integrated rolling stock and infrastructure provider, delivering a full range of products and services to domestic and international railroad customers. Our customers enjoy one-stop shopping and comprehensive railway solutions whether it rolls on the rail or is the rail itself. From locomotives, transit, freight cars and engines, to tracks, signals and advanced technology, we ensure customers can count on us to meet their needs.Learn how we keep our customers rolling by following us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and by visiting progressrail.com.Key Job Elements Perform monthly closing activities, to include journal entry preparation, account analysis, and account reconciliations including detailed supporting schedules; Engage with operations management to assist in preparing and analyzing annual budgets, as well as monthly and quarterly forecasts; Manage inventory cost accounting processes, ensuring cost and quantity accuracy; Responsible for Accounts Payable, Customer Invoicing, and Accounts Receivable for multiple Signal Locations; Implement and ensure adherence to SOX controls; Ensure timely submission of supporting documentation for all internal and external audit requests; Lead or participate in special projects for the Signaling team as needed; Prepare ad hoc analysis and reporting for internal management as requested; Other duties as assigned.Education / TrainingRequired: BS Degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA/CMA is a plus; Three years or more related experience, preferred; Ability to travel up to 10% required.Qualifications and Experience Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint); Infor LN or other ERP systems and Cognos/TM1 reporting knowledge is a plus; Must demonstrate analytical skills and general knowledge of accounting processes; Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; Strong organizational skills, able to consistently meet deadlines; Ability to work independently, and contribute to a team environment; Experience in financial analysis, budgeting, and accounting is a plus.Essential and Physical Activities Functions: Strength Heavy lifting is rare but may be required; Motion The position spends most of the time in an office setting. The position will require occasional walking, standing, stooping, and bending; Vision/Hearing Requirements Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer and must be able to communicate effectively with internal and external customers; Work Environment Position may involve occasional work in a non-temperature-controlled facility. Position will require occasional visits to industrial environment, including potential for noise (85+ decibels); Emotional Demands Required to liase with multiple levels within the organization; including senior leaders and managers; Individual must be well-spoken, able to manage multiple priorities and individual requests daily; Safety This is not a safety sensitive position. It is primarily an office position requiring awareness of the safety requirements in an office environment within the facility; must be capable of following all safety protocols.The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required.BenefitsCompetitive Salary401(k) plan with up to 6% company match (no waiting period with immediate vesting)Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability InsuranceSupplemental Accident, Critical Care, and Hospital Insurance available along with an HDHP and HSA with seed moneyFlexible Spending AccountsPaid VacationPaid HolidaysPaid Time-Off (PTO)Employee Assistance PlanEducation Assistance ProgramEmployee Recognition ProgramsSite specific Production and Incentive PlansSite specific Step and Skill Level Wage Adjustment PlansSite Specific Relocation and Sign-on Bonus Programs*Benefits eligibility varies by job position, full-time/part-time and regular/temporary status. The provisions of the plan documents control such benefits.EEOEqual Opportunity Employer Race/Color/Sex/Religion/National Origin/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Vets/DisabilitiesJob CategoryFinance/AccountingPRS Facility LocationLouisville, KY Signal - 054by Jobble

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