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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 McKinney, TX. a suburb of Dallas. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For fifty years Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA., Louisville, KY. and McKinney, TX.

Requisition Summary

We are seeking a highly motivated professional with strong critical thinking skills. The team member will utilize his/her skill sets to identify process improvements, perform variance analysis and implement best practices as a part of a collaborative team.  The successful candidate will work directly with the division leadership as well as department managers. The position has a high potential for growth and requires an individual that will take initiative and be a self-starter.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Directly partner with plant operations by providing accounting analysis, answering management inquiries and accounting guidance
  • Perform financial and variance analysis on overhead expenses, including budgeting and forecasting
  • Actively involved in various month-end financial close processes, including journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations.
  • Participate and assist in internal control and Sarbanes-Oxley reviews
  • Provide backup support for Payroll and Fixed Assets, including budget to actual analysis.
  • Responsible for Accounts Receivable including cash application, intercompany balancing, required research and providing support to PACCAR Divisions and auditors
  • Work directly with Dynacraft customers to maintain positive relationships.
  • Participate in month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closing activities as assigned.
  • Lead team oriented projects to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements.
  • Perform system access reviews.
  • Ad Hoc projects and analysis as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills.
  • 5+ years of recent, relevant experience including SOX experience.
  • Attention to detail with a “big picture” focus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management, research and problem solving skills.
  • Deadline oriented, ability to handle multiple priorities and self-motivated.
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with co-workers and others.
  • Intermediate MS Excel (charts, vlookup, pivot tables, etc.) and Access skills.
  • Positive attitude and “can-do” approach to issue resolution.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Desire to develop leadership and technical skills; pursue advancement opportunities within the company.
  • SAP/ERP experience a plus

Education

  • BS/BA Accounting degree required
  • 3+ years of relevant accounting experience required
  • CPA or MBA 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: ERP, Accounting, Accounts Receivable, SAP, Technology, Finance, Research

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