Senior Accountant, Fixed Assets - Hybrid

Posting Date 1 month ago(10/28/2022 5:10 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-11718
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Travel
Less than 10%
Shift Type
Day shift
Position Type
Full Time
Company
Cook Inc - Bloomington
Category
Accounting/Finance/Pricing

Overview

The Senior Accountant will have overall responsibility for Fixed Assets globally. The successful candidate will have a strong business acumen and continuous improvement skills working on minimizing non value added tasks. He/she will be partnering with functions involved in the end-to-end process to ensure effectiveness and efficiency.

 

The Finance department at Cook offers a collaborative working environment and a hybrid schedule.  The general expectation is to work on-site 2-3 days per week.

 

Cook is dedicated to your career development. Please review our Careers page for more information about our programs. It’s important to us to help our employees reach their full potential, whether in their education, financial planning, or health goals. We take this seriously – our goal is to be a partner to you in your career, so you leave each day feeling fulfilled by the work you do. The path to success requires continuous education and life-long learning. It requires the flexibility to be able to find the right way for you and your life.

Responsibilities

• Overall responsibility for accounting of Fixed Assets and Construction in Progress (CIP) across Cook group globally.
• Monitor CIP. Ensure assets are coded correctly and monitor open projects.
• Ensure accurate and timely capitalization, depreciation, disposals, transfers and adjustments of assets in accordance with US GAAP, Local GAAP and Cook policies.
• Partner with FP&A team, Manufacturing, Procurement, Accounts Payable, Corporate Risk & Insurance and other functions to ensure smooth and efficient end-to-end process.
• Support new ERP implementation (Oracle) within the Fixed Assets, CIP and Projects areas.
• Act as main point of contact for global fixed assets queries.

• Improve metrics and reporting (monthly, quarterly, annual and ad-hoc).
• Identify, recommend, and lead projects within Fixed Assets.
• Create and update policies, procedures and work instructions (e.g., creation of assets, assets in use, asset retirements, auditing, capitalisation limits and depreciation rules).
• Review entries to ensure transactions have been recorded consistently and accurately; solve potential issues at root cause.
• Exercise strong problem solving skills during day-to-day activities.
• Work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.
• Work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, or related field
• 5+ years of PQE experience in a senior role within Fixed Assets
• Proven track record of continuous improvement
• Work independently and effectively manage multiple projects with competing deadlines

• Strong business acumen
• Strong communication, interpersonal, influencing and cross-functional teamwork skills
• Maintain regular and punctual attendance
• Be proactive and self motivated

 

Preferred Qualifications

• 5+ years of PQE experience in a senior role within Fixed Assets in a large corporation

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