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Plant Accounting Supervisor Job

Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Kenworth Truck Company  
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.


JOB OVERVIEW:  Ensure compliance with Corporate, Division, and Plant policies for general accounting, inventory valuation, and effective internal controls.




  • Supervise MRO/Payroll Specialist including review of daily AP tasks, monthly reconciliations and month end entries
  • Coordinate and lead execution of plant internal control reviews including Sarbanes-Oxley documentation/testing and Internal Control Assessment Program reviews including identifying potential risks & opportunities in relation to plant processes and procedures
  • Partner with Plant and Division Materials personnel to manage Surplus and Obsolete (S&O) inventory balances and ensure proper disposition processes are in place
  • Responsible for reviewing S&O analysis, journal entries, reconciliations and various reporting and lead process improvements
  • Perform overhead budget, forecasting and spending reviews for various overhead departments
  • Responsible for Non-conforming part (NCP) Admin fee processing and invoicing and Outbound goods/parts reporting (eSR Admin)
  • Perform monthly fringe reconciliation analysis and annual fringe projections Prepare, review and analyze monthly journal entries.
  • Responsible for Quarterly Census Capacity surveys, corporate tax requests, 1099 and sensitive payment reporting
  • Assist with preparation / review of forecasts and annual budget
  • Assist with periodic inventories and other special projects as assigned, including system implementations and various process improvements utilizing Six Sigma tools
  • Assist with other quarterly and annual requests for information from Corporate and Division Office


    Skills / Competencies


  • Excellent analytical and technical accounting skills required
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills, emphasizing continuous improvement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to understand the “big picture”
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to manage multiple projects from beginning to end
  • Deadline-driven, self-motivated and customer service oriented
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in Excel (i.e. pivot tables, macros, charts and graphs)
  • Ability to work independently, handling multiple tasks and changing priorities while meeting non-negotiable deadlines



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



  • Big 4 public accounting experience highly preferred
  • SAP Experience Desired
  • Masters degree highly preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing / Inventory accounting preferred


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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