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Senior Accountant

Fairbanks Morse
Beloit, WI 53511
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Why should you join Fairbanks Morse?
For 125 years, Fairbanks Morse has been powering the world forward with innovative distributed power generation solutions that deliver optimal performance in a wide range of applications from base load and standby in municipal, nuclear, and institutional facilities to locomotive engines, and naval and commercial-class ship propulsion and shipboard power. We are most known for our flagship Opposed Piston (OP) engine technology that has been trusted for decades and has totaled over 100 million operating hours - many units with over 40 years of service.

If you have ideas and passion and want to join a world-class team, then we want to help you fulfill the dreams and passions that truly drive you. Read more about what it is like to be a part of the Fairbanks More team here: https://www.fairbanksmorse.com/careers

Fairbanks Morse invests in YOU!

Sr. Accountant

This position is a key member of the Fairbanks Morse (FM) Corporate Finance/Accounting team. This employee is responsible for the accounting of Warranty, Bad Debt and Fixed Assets, including leases, as well as intercompany activity.This employee will be actively involved in monthly financial close, ensuring deadlines are met while maintaining adequate compliance with appropriate financial regulatory requirements. In addition, this employee will be detail-oriented, having a proven ability to provide timely and accurate information to management for effective decision making.Required characteristics for success in this position include being detail and deadline oriented, team focused and exhibiting positivity, while possessing the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

We offer outstanding benefits, 4O1K matching, Paid Time Off policy and tuition reimbursement!

In this role your responsibilities will be, but not limited to the following:

  • Records the cost of newly acquired fixed assets (both tangible and intangible and leases)
  • Tracks existing fixed assets, recording depreciation, and accounting for the disposition of fixed assets
  • Reviews fixed assets requisitions and manages fixed asset software
  • Performs Lease versus Buy analysis
  • Accounts for Warranty accrual, including meeting with warranty engineer
  • Accounts for Bad debt
  • Assists with financial month-end close; calculates and reports FOB accrual
  • Prepares reconciliations
  • Assists with internal and external audits; may manage responses to audit sections
  • Ensures compliance with GAAP, SOX, and other regulatory requirements; recommends policies and procedures for improving daily compliance, ensuring proper internal controls are followed
  • Performs in a manner that would support Fairbanks Morse's key values of Integrity, Velocity and Teamwork
Basic requirements for the role include:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Working towards CPA or CPA preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in Accounting/Finance, notably experience in financial close, meeting tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in use of an ERP computer software package; preferably Oracle
  • Proficient in Excel (macros, pivot tables, etc.)
  • This position requires access or potential access to Unclassified Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information, which is Not Releasable to Foreign Nationals (NOFORN) data. Therefore, to meet NOFORN requirement, you will have to provide proof of US Citizenship and attest that you do not have dual citizenship. Acceptable proof of US Citizenship is a US Passport, US Birth Certificate or Naturalization Certificate.
Preferred qualifications include:
  • GAAP knowledge related to revenue recognition, leases and other recent accounting pronouncements is a plus
  • Manufacturing experience is a plus

This specification is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that will be required of positions that will be given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. Ability to competently perform all the essential duties of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation, demonstrated commitment to effective customer service delivery, and the ability to work productively as a member of a team or work group are basic requirements of all positions at Fairbanks Morse.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor's Degree
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  • Beloit, WI 53511, USA

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