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Date: May 3, 2019

Location: McKinney, TX, US

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 designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and 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!
 

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in Algona, WA. Dynacraft performs assembly, light manufacturing and distribution for PACCAR truck plants and the aftermarket. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided high quality components, subassemblies and specialized services. Dynacraft’s manufacturing facilities are located in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.

Requisition Summary

The Accounts Payable Lead position will provide the ideal candidate the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment with exposure to several aspects of the company. The position will provide increasing levels of responsibility and the opportunity to gain exposure to management, including the Controller, General Manager, Operations Managers and other department managers. The position is directly involved in implementing process improvements relating to the Accounts Payable functions of the company.  The position has a high potential for growth and requires an individual that will take initiative and be a self-starter.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Actively involved in various month-end financial close processes, including journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Manage the full cycle payment process.
  • Indirectly supervise a team of seven.
  • Perform financial analysis, including budgeting and forecasting.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research, and make corrections of discrepancies.
  • Properly track, account for, and reconcile self-assessed sales and use tax in accordance with state requirements. File all necessary tax returns.
  • Work directly with PACCAR suppliers to maintain positive relationships.
  • Prepare various schedules and metrics for monthly management reports.
  • Accounts Payable related research and issue resolution, including monthly maintenance of GRIR related activities.
  • Participate in quarter-end and year-end closing activities as assigned.
  • Lead team oriented projects to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements.
  • Special projects including system implementations, internal control reviews, support SOX activities, assist with year-end activities, and process improvements.
  • Provide accounting support for operations.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Deadline oriented and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Intermediate MS Excel (charts, vlookups, pivot tables, etc.) and Access skills
  • Ability to research and problem solve
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive attitude and “can-do” approach to issue resolution
  • Customer service oriented
  • Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with co-workers and others

Education

  • BS/BA Accounting degree required
  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience required
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Big 4 public accounting experience preferred

Additional Job Board Information

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


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, CPA, Finance, Research, Customer Service

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