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Hunter Engineering Senior Accountant in Bridgeton, Missouri

Hunter Engineering Company, a global leader in the development and manufacturing of computer-based automotive service equipment, is a Senior Accountant to join our Finance and Accounting team. Founded in 1946, Hunter has a history of product ingenuity and growth and has been a worldwide market leader for decades. Our computer-based products set the quality and technological standard in the industry. Hunter Engineering Company offers state-of-the-art automotive service equipment such as wheel alignment systems, wheel balancers, tire changers, lift racks, and brake testers.

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for performing the day-to-day general ledger accounting, financial reporting and analysis for assigned functional areas. This position will join a high-performance department in a customer-focused organization. The location will be at Hunter Engineering Company’s headquarters in Bridgeton, Missouri.

  • Review or prepare balance sheet account reconciliations, account analysis, accrual calculations, and other related accounting documents/schedules

  • Review or prepare journal entries related to assigned functional responsibilities

  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations

  • Assist in preparation of monthly financial reporting package

  • Routine communication with Supervisors relating to financial close, issues and deliverables

  • Track, analyze, monitor and report financial information and trend by product line, business unit and customer

  • Prepare other reporting packages: (Audit Engagement Schedules; Tax; EU/Canadian filings/audits, where applicable)

  • Prepare foreign currency transactions analysis and its impact on financial results

  • Review and research accounting and operational transaction work-flows for functionality, efficiency and effectiveness

  • Identifying risks and opportunities for the Company based on financial analysis

  • Understand key business drivers and provide management with timely, accurate and relevant information for decision-making

  • Responsible for performing special projects on an ad hoc basis

  • Cross-train in other functions to improve overall departmental performance

  • Supervise, coach and develop a staff accountant

  • CPA, CGMA or other advanced accounting qualifications (preferred)

  • B.S. in Accounting

  • 3+ years of relevant experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP

  • Effective communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Ability to succeed in a team environment

  • Customer service first attitude

  • Understanding of accounting processes, procedure and internal controls

  • Strong research and analytical skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently

  • Excellent organization skills

  • Ability to manage competing priorities

  • Ability to generate bold, creative ideas to improve performance

External Company URL: www.hunter.com

Street: 11250 Hunter Drive