Senior Accountant in Arlington Heights bei Curtiss-Wright

Veröffentlicht: 11/20/2021



Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division, which includes the legacy brands of Arens Controls, Penny & Giles, PG Drives Technology and Williams Controls, is an excellent supplier in providing components and sub-systems which enable customer specific solutions for on- and off-highway vehicles. These include medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses and motor coaches, construction and agricultural vehicles, materials handling, and other specialty vehicles, as well as sophisticated wheelchairs and scooters for medical mobility.

Arens Controls products comprise state-of-the-art drivetrain components, such as 'by-wire' and mechanical transmission shifters, as well as electronic control systems for the Hybrid Electronic Vehicle (HEV) market.

The products are the legacy of the Arens Controls company founded in 1939 and acquired by Curtiss-Wright in 2013.

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Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Senior Accountant

We are in search of a Senior Accountant. This position is responsible for providing professional accounting support to a variety of financial functions for the Business Unit, including monthly financial statement reporting and analysis, cost accounting, budgeting, and variance analysis, among others. This position will report directly to the Assistant Unit Controller.

This position will oversee see all aspects of accounting, fixed assets, prepaids, help in internal/external audits, and financial reporting and analysis. The candidate must display integrity and have a desire for professional growth.

This job offers the opportunity to further learn, grow, develop skills alongside a talented existing team.

Location: Arlington Heights, IL

Your Challenge:

  • Perform all related accounting functions required to maintain the general ledger in compliance with GAAP and CW company policy and procedures
  • Coordinate month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities to ensure timely reporting
  • Performs advanced or specialized work that requires comprehensive knowledge of accounting theory and principles
  • Analyzes financial information and financial status to support various internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Lead peers in various projects; participates in department process improvement initiatives.
  • 4-6 years relevant experience in Month-End, Quarter-End, Year-End closing activities
  • Assists in developing Actual Vs Budget Vs Forecast model to understand gaps and opportunities
  • Ensures Sarbanes Oxley compliance in accordance with CW standard policy and procedures for financial reporting
  • Performs complex statistical analysis to determine trends, estimates, significant changes, and writes narrative reports explaining findings
  • Works with the team to streamline processes for efficiency and effectiveness and deliver more useful reports and analysis
  • Analyze financial data and generate monthly trend reports and balance sheet reconciliations ensuring financial statement accuracy
  • Oversee fixed asset tracking and reconciliations including monthly depreciation

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • At least 4-6 years of recent manufacturing accounting experience preferably within a public company
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong Competence of picking up systems and processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.
Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.