Staff Accountant

Yaskawa America
April 19, 2023
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Job Details Description Staff Accountant

Yaskawa America, Inc. - Drives & Motion Division is a global leader in variable speed drives, motion controls and robotics. We look to hire people who value a positive work culture, want to be part of a winning team, and have a desire to learn and grow. Yaskawa's culture of continuous improvement values hiring individuals that are looking for the opportunity to stretch their current talents and skills to the next level and beyond. If you are a hardworking accounting professional or looking to start your accounting career, this may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Located at Yaskawa's corporate headquarters in Waukegan, IL, the Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for the performance of daily accounting procedures in order to provide senior management detailed, timely reporting to enable sound decision making and improve the overall profitability of the business.

  • Assist in monthly and quarterly submission of financial results to parent by coordinating collection of data from subsidiaries and subsequent consolidation.
  • Analyze and prepare for presentation the financial results of divisions and foreign affiliates through participation in month-end close and related reporting activities.
  • Prepare journal entries ensuring all accounting events are properly recorded in the general ledger and properly reported in the financial statements.
  • Analyze assigned accounts monthly and recommend appropriate adjusting journal entries.
  • Perform additional analysis of accounting/financial transactions to ensure proper accounting and fraud detection.
  • Document and follow key financial processes to ensure ISO and JSOX compliance.
  • Maintain and update vendor information for accounts payable processing in SAP.
  • Review and update Project Accounting and Fixed Asset sub-ledgers. Create project numbers for internal orders and enter into SAP. Prepare and distribute reports monthly or as needed.
  • Prepare and file various government reports in a timely manner.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred.
  • 0 – 2 years of overall experience in Accounting.
  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products.
  • Experience with SAP preferred.
  • Good leadership and teambuilding skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, handle change and demonstrate flexibility.
  • Some key advantages to working at Yaskawa include: a global environment with interactions to numerous cultures, career opportunities in diverse areas, a highly competitive benefit package, including a generous 401(K) plan, profit sharing, corporate wide bonus plan, educational assistance programs offering generous annual reimbursement for graduate courses, and monetary rewards through Associate Recognition Programs. Yaskawa is an equal opportunity employer.

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