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Posted: Friday, November 17, 2017 9:06 AM

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PRIMARY FUNCTION :

This position will be responsible for supporting Plant and Corporate accounting transaction processing functions and for the timely reporting of the financial results. The Plant Accountant will need to ensure that financial records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and company policies/procedures. This position will assist the Regional Controller in achieving the overall objectives of the operation, not solely financial. The candidate will also support the company’s annual audits and implementation/maintenance of controls in accordance with SOX requirements. This position will require a highly organized, strong analytical thinker, who enjoys daily accounting challenges and is persistent in getting to the right answer.

This position will be responsible for collaborating with plant departments and corporate finance. This position may require overtime at month and year-end and for project analyses. The candidate will also require the adaptability to changing priorities.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Partner with business functional areas to identify opportunities that improve business processes, operational efficiencies and information accuracy.
Ensure that the integrity of financial data is maintained in general ledger through establishing procedures and monitoring. Ensure that periodic reporting requirements are met – incorporating compliance with GAAP, SOX controls, corporate policies, and tax laws – in a timely and accurate manner. This responsibility includes assisting with monthly and year-end closings, general ledger account reconciliations, budget formulation, forecasts, expense report review/ approval and ad hoc requests.
Provide customer support as needed and assist with special projects as projects materialize.
Prepare and upload manual accounting entries.
Responds to requests from third parties, such as independent auditors, suppliers, state and local property and sales tax agencies.
Other related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Accounting
EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 3 to 5 years of related accounting experience
FUNCTIONAL/TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

Organization –

Must be well organized to keep accurate information. Very high level of attention to detail is a must.
Cooperation –

Must be able to work closely with plant and corporate personnel.
Problem Analysis –

Must be able to recognize and bring to management’s attention a variety of issues.
Knowledge Area –

Must be knowledgeable in manufacturing accounting including cost accounting.
Computer – extensive skills

Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and ERP system knowledge preferable.
U.S. Silica is an equal opportunity employer for all without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status. U.S. Silica is a smoke- and drug-free workplace.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

Bachelor's
Required experience:

Inventory Accounting: 3 years
Manufacturing Accounting: 3 years
SOX: 3 years

**Please include resume when replying to Ad. Thank you**

• Location: Midland / Odessa

• Post ID: 17308272 westtexas
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