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Senior Accountant Job

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for reviewing engineering program spending, analyzing data for management and assisting with month-end, forecast and budget preparation. 

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

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Serve in a business partnership role with Program Management and Other Divisions of PACCAR to coordinate accounting/finance related aspects of engineering projects
  • Review and validate project cost estimates
  • Coordinate, consolidate and analyze annual engineering SE&A budget and prepare management budget presentations  
  • Prepare monthly forecast and related analysis
  • Analyze monthly project spending and prepare variance analysis
  • Prepare month-end journal entries and reconciliation
  • Participate in accounting processes for various Department of Energy (DOE) programs including preparation of monthly reconciliation, invoice preparation and/or review, quarterly reporting to DOE, indirect cost reporting, annual audits, etc.
  • Provide pertinent financial and statistical data analysis to management
  • Responsible for internal control program including SOX compliance            
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Other special projects as assigned

Qualifications

  • 4+ years relevant work experience
  • Understanding of US GAAP
  • Strong technical accounting skills, including experience with project based accounting
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail with a ‘Big picture” focus and drive for continuous improvement
  • Ability to work independently, handling multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • Strong PC skills including advanced MS Excel (charts, pivot tables, Power Query, etc.) and PowerPoint
  • SAP experience desired

Education

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting 
•    CPA/MBA preferred

 

Additional Job Board Information

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


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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