Staff Accountant

Mestek, Inc.

Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Description

Working under the direction of the Division Controller, prepares accounting analyses, and completes accounting related projects as required.

Essential Duties

  • Must understand and be able to perform postings for the general ledger, payables and to a lesser degree payroll software environment with particular emphasis on the general ledger module.
  • Responsible for staying abreast with the internal product line accounting system (activity-based costing) and contribution margin based gross margin reporting systems.
  • Preparation and posting of monthly journal entries.
  • Maintain and reconcile capital asset activity for all reporting locations including the correct implementation of internal and tax depreciation methods.
  • Responsible for periodic analysis of g/l accounts.
  • Prepare documents for audits.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual operating budgets and business planning.
  • Assist in analyzing monthly financial statements for completeness and accuracy and investigation of deviations from budget.
  • Apply new accounting policies and ensure compliance with rules and regulations.
  • Able to assist in basic IT queries and needs.
  • Work to improve financial processes.
  • Performs other duties as needed or required.