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Warranty Accounting Manager Job

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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

JOB OVERVIEW:  Manages Division warranty accounting activities and personnel to provide accurate financial information and related analysis to ensure financial reporting integrity.


  • Direct the completion of monthly analysis of truck and engine warranty reserves, as well as deferred revenue for truck and engine extended warranties.
  • Responsible for the review and/or preparation of monthly, quarterly and year-end financial reporting statements/schedules related to warranty reserves.
  • Present warranty results periodically to Senior Management.
  • Direct the preparation of timely, accurate and meaningful warranty expense forecasts and budgets.
  • Review various warranty journal entries, general ledger reconciliations and perform account analysis.
  • Drive the use of data analytic tools to identify warranty reduction opportunities.
  • Support cross functional business needs for standard and extended warranty cost information.
  • Train, develop and retain a well-qualified warranty accounting staff through recruitment, coaching and development activities.
  • Assist and/or direct assigned Division internal control reviews including Sarbanes-Oxley documentation/testing and Internal Control Assessment Program reviews including identifying potential risks and opportunities.
  • Special projects as assigned, including periodic truck division comparisons, extended warranty profitability studies, technical accounting research related to new product offerings, system related projects, and ad hoc reporting requests.


Skills / Competencies

  • Strong computer skills in Excel (i.e. pivot tables, macros, charts and graphs), Access (i.e. query building, report writing, etc.) and data analytic tools (i.e. tableau, etc.)
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills, emphasizing continuous improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate complex accounting issues at an executive level
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage multiple projects from beginning to end
  • Deadline-driven, self-motivated and customer service oriented
  • Ability to work independently, handling multiple tasks and shifting priorities



  • BS/BA Accounting Degree
  • 7 + years of relevant accounting experience with increasing responsibility



  • Big 4 public accounting experience
  • SAP Experience
  • 2+ years of supervisory / management experience
  • Experience in manufacturing
  • CPA / MBA

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PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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