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Senior Accountant

Road Machinery
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Closing date
Jun 4, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Accountant


Since 1955 Core Machinery has been committed to providing our customers with quality equipment and responsive service. We started out selling street sweepers, motor graders and air compressors from our 7th street, Phoenix, Arizona location. Road Machinery now operates across Arizona and California including world class re-manufacturing facilities for Diesel Engines, Transmissions, Electrical Rotating Devices and Hydraulic Cylinders.

Every employee at Core Machinery is critical to its success and we're always looking for smart, engaging, creative and dynamic people who want to join a team where they matter.

Our goal is to exceed a client's total expectation when they arrive at our dealership, so we realize we must first provide that level of investment to our employees through continual training, career development and opportunities for growth. That's why we're proud to offer our staff members with a comprehensive benefits package, competitive compensation plans, and abounding avenues to grow your career with us!

What We Offer
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Bonus Plan
  • 401(k) Savings Plan

About the job

The Core Machinery Corporate Accounting team is responsible for ensuring timely and accurate financial results with internal and external financial reporting requirements. This position is a critical part of building out an exceptional Accounting and Finance Team that provides assurance over timely and accurate results and supporting stewardship of the Company's financial assets.

The senior accountant will perform various day-to-day accounting responsibilities, including balance sheet reconciliations; creating journal transactions to the general ledger, and researching transactions to apply accurate accounting treatment. This individual will work independently with light supervision and with others throughout the organization to obtain information to perform assigned duties and will assist in other general accounting projects as needed. Maintaining documentation standards and providing timely and accurate information is essential.

Essential Duties
  • Follow company established accounting processes.
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current processes and recommending changes.
  • As the primary accounting contact, research and interpret data to answer questions, with support from the Controller.
  • Complete monthly and yearly closing tasks promptly, including preparing journal entries and reconciling Balance Sheet accounts such as Cash, Pre-Paid Expenses, Fixed Assets, miscellaneous Receivables, and Expense accruals.
  • Prepare month-end branch financial packages, collaborating with the branch management team to review and present performance to the executive team.
  • Collaborate closely with the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and GL Accountant teams to investigate and resolve discrepancies.
  • Participate in year-end financial statement audit preparations and field work.
  • Review and update and/or document accounting and control procedures.
  • Update and maintain technical job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.

  • High attention to detail.
  • In depth reconciliation and problem-solving skills.
  • Skills in assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks.
  • Sound Judgement and Common Sense - the ability to strike a balance between risk and flexibility is crucial for this position.
  • Ability to communicate clearly - requires the ability to communicate, verbal and written, effectively with employees at all levels and across various company functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance.
  • 5 plus years of relevant accounting experience preferred.
  • Licensure as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or MBA is a plus.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook)

We are an equal opportunity employer and prohibit discrimination/harassment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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