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Senior Accountant/General Accounting Manager Job

Date: Jun 2, 2021

Location: Mississauga, 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!

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Financial Services provides finance and lease services to dealers and customers in 15 countries including a portfolio of more than 150,000 trucks and trailers and total assets in excess of $9 billion.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Prepare standard monthly journal entries and participate in the month end close process.
  • Prepare treasury-related journal entries and maintain communication with treasury group regarding issues
  • Prepare regular management operational reports and analysis used internally by local Management
  • Assist in developing and maintaining the budget and forecasting process
  • Reconcile various general ledger accounts, identifying outstanding issues and resolving them through independent analyses and follow-up.
  • Provide backup for payables processing, general ledger maintenance and other duties as assigned
  • Ensure adequacy and adherence to internal controls and compliance with SOX
  • Perform special projects and ad hoc analysis as assigned
  • Assist with annual statutory audit and issuance of financial statements
  • Assist with quarterly and annual filings by providing supporting schedules  
  • Periodically assist the Canadian Tax Department with tax reporting and compliance for PACCAR of Canada Ltd., PACCAR Financial Ltd. and PACCAR Financial Services Limited. Includes the preparation of working papers, analysis, tax audit support, ad hoc reporting requests, maintaining detailed working papers to convert from US GAAP to Canadian GAAP, preparing basic elements of corporate tax returns
  • Support internal, external and tax audit requests
  • Assist in system or process change implementations


Qualifications & Skills

  • Must possess a university degree in business with senior level courses in accounting is required.
  • Must possess 5+ years extensive and relevant work experience.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, as well as written and verbal communication skills.
  • Has experience working with General Ledger and Accounts Payable
  • Have strong automated system and PC knowledge (Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Be flexible and have the ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Be results oriented and have the ability to prioritize activities to meet deadlines as required.
  • Solid analytical and technical skills with strong attention to detail while maintaining a ‘big picture’ focus
  • Understanding of accounting concepts and principles
  • Experience with GAAP Accounting, SAP, Infinium or Showcase would be an asset.

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/Protected Veteran/Disability.

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