Staff Accountant
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 4/28/2019

Job Description

The Staff Accountant will serve as a critical team member of the finance group, providing financial/business support to management and business partners. This position will provide a platform for learning core fundamentals of operational finance, as well as provide opportunities for growth and development into a leadership and business partner role.

This role will be joining the Jacobs Vehicle Systems (JVS) team in Bloomfield, CT.  JVS is part of Altra (AIMC).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages accounts receivable aging, including cash application and past due issue resolution by collaborating with customers and internal stakeholders
  • Processes daily cash receipts and applies cash to appropriate customer accounts
  • Develops monthly cash collections forecast based on aging
  • Develop and maintain visual management tools to drive improvements in past due AR
  • Manage company credit card program, including managing all spend requests and reconciling against charges on monthly statement
  • Provide financial leadership to customer value stream teams, including analysis of cost performance versus targets and trends, and reporting results to the Executive Staff
  • Prepares routine and non-routine journal entries
  • Prepares and delivers monthly financial/analytical reports of business performance to management
  • Classifies and/or reviews recording of routine to complex accounting transactions
  • Prepares, analyzes and makes recommendations on account reconciliations
  • Suggests, recommends, and implements changes to accounts, reports and administrative or data processing systems
  • Identifies accounting problems, researches possible solutions, and forms conclusions to present to the supervisor or other individuals involved
  • General duties and responsibilities may change or be assigned at any time to meet current business demands

 

The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process will have the opportunity to request accommodation during the application process.

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment while being able to effectively prioritize assignments
  • Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities with the ability to demonstrate humility with a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality concerning financial information
  • Advanced Excel skills

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • Bachelor Degree Accounting or Finance required
  • Internship experience in a Finance or Accounting capacity strongly preferred
  • One year experience in similar role preferred

EEO Statement: The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Altra Industrial Motion Corp. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as an ""Altra Company."" Altra Industrial Motion Corp. and all Altra Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. If you have a disability and need assistance accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request assistance by sending an email to [Click Here To Join].

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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