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Staff Accountant

Company: SPX Transformer Solutions
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Job Description:

At SPX Transformer Solutions, we are committed to hiring the best and most talented people and providing them with the tools and opportunities necessary for them to not only excel at what they do every day, but also fuel their workplace passions and transform their careers. Mentoring, training and development activities by industry experts abound, while the nature of the business encourages cross-functional and interdepartmental learning, communication and teamwork that lead to continuous improvement in all areas. Desired competencies include self-motivation, creative problem-solving, compulsion to make a difference and the ability to work well with others in a challenging, fast-paced environment.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for various financial analysis, general ledger accounting, and reporting functions related to SPX Transformer Solutions manufacturing facilities. Will provide Executive team and Controller insight into financial trends and report on operating performance while assisting in preparation of internal and external monthly financial reports, annual operating plan, and rolling forecasts. This position will develop and maintain financial models and play an active role in the organization by offering financial advisory services based on current and potential business transactions. This position also plays a key role in assisting in both internal and external audits. This role has high visibility from both the executive team and the operations team.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

--- Assist in analyzing and interpreting operating results as they affect the financial position of the Company.

--- Perform detailed analysis of actual cost, analysis of trends and investigate opportunities for cost savings.

--- Responsible to lead cross functional teams on key projects for SPX Transformer Solutions.

--- Develop, maintain, and support operating budgets and investigate variances to budget and prior month/quarter/year results.

--- Assists in coordination, preparation and analysis of the annual plan, strategies and rolling forecasts.

--- Participates in the revision and development of new accounting policies and procedures.

--- Performs miscellaneous financial analysis/special projects as needed.

--- Perform month/quarter/year close functions, including maintenance of the general ledger(s) and perform assigned reconciliations.

--- Maintain and monitor capital spending.

--- Maintain and monitor project revenue status and shipments.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

--- Strong analytical skills

--- Self-motivated / strong display of initiative

--- Strong organization and analytical skills

--- Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to interpret and effectively express critical information to a broad range of employees including senior level leadership.

--- This position requires a sensitivity for handling confidential information

--- Active listening and problem-solving skills are crucial

--- An excellent team player with strong people skills; able to build relationships at all levels of the organization

--- Ability to work with limited supervision and maintain deadlines.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required Education / Experience

--- BBA in Accounting

--- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and other office technology

Preferred Education / Experience

--- Knowledge of Hyperion Financial Management and SAP preferred

--- Knowledge of complex accounting transactions (i.e.., commodity hedges, LIFO, POC)

--- 1-3 years of experience in a broad range of accounting, cost and manufacturing related processes

SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc. (formerly Waukesha Electric Systems, Inc), is one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of power transformers and a valued supplier of complete transformer service solutions, components and replacement parts as well as a variety of substation-applicable training classes for all skill levels including a large number of comprehensive LTC maintenance courses. We employ approximately 1,200 people throughout the United States and operate manufacturing facilities at our headquarters location in Waukesha, WI as well as Goldsboro, NC and Dallas, TX.

SPX is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by applicable law.

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