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General Accountant (SG 23) Job

Date: May 25, 2022

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.


Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!



PACCAR Engine Company's $400 million engine manufacturing and technology facility is located in Columbus, Mississippi.  The engines produced at the Mississippi plant are PACCAR Engine Company's most fuel-efficient and highest-technology diesel engines.  PACCAR Engine Company is excited about this superb site and the opportunities it provides to PACCAR Engine Company, our customers, dealers, supplier partners and the people of the State of Mississippi.


Requisition Summary

This position performs a variety of general accounting activities under minimal supervision to ensure timely and accurate financial statements and management reporting



Job Functions / Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

  • Complete daily metric reporting timely and accurately.
  • Analyze and report weekly scrap costs and process NCP chargebacks.
  • Perform accounts receivable functions including cash application, resolving account issues and reconciling intercompany balances.
  • Participate and support month-end closing and forecast activities.
  • Prepare and analyze assigned general accounting journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Manage and ensure compliance with company record retention policy.
  • Perform internal control reviews and Sarbanes Oxley reviews as assigned.
  • Participate in team oriented continuous improvement projects.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting required. 
  • CPA/Masters preferred.
  • 1+ years’ experience in a manufacturing or related environment preferred.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel required.
  • SAP/ERP system experience preferred.
  • Well organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work with ambiguous tasks and handle multiple priorities and deadlines.


Additional PACCAR Website Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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