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Sr. Accountant

Requisition ID:  20592
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US Baltimore, MD, US

Job Description

The Global Services Financial Service Center in NAM has an opportunity for a Senior Accountant to join us at our Baltimore, Maryland or Ames, Iowa location in the US.

 

The Senior Accountant will have responsibilities within general ledger processes, fixed asset accounting and validation and analysis of financial results for multiple locations.  The Senior Accountant partners with local, regional and global Finance colleagues to ensure an accurate and timely month-end close.  This professional works closely with a broad range of employees within all levels of the organization on continuous improvement and other relevant projects.

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following.

  • Prepares a variety of accounting documents including general ledger entries, account reconciliations, internal controls documentation, and standard operating procedures for multiple locations
  • Ensures quality and integrity of accounting procedures and internal controls in these locations
  • Partners with local and global business controllers to analyze and secure quality in financial statements including ability to explain results in detail 
  • Timely monthly reporting to the business units and internal customers
  • Prepares audit schedules and answers inquires for internal and external audit partners
  • Maintains and or reviews/approves fixed asset sub ledger activities
  • Leads and or participates in continuous improvement projects 
  • Leads and or participates in special projects on an ad hoc basis
  • Communicates with excellent verbal and written skills on financial & business topics

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills.

•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, CPA Certification is required
•    3+ years of experience in accounting/controlling is required
•    Knowledge and experience with global manufacturing businesses
•    High proficiency in Microsoft Excel & PPT, SAP, Business Intelligence, Hyperion/HFM/EPM
•    Fluent English

 

Required Competencies:
•    Team Building and Promoting Teamwork
•    High level of analytical skills, judgement and decision making
•    Lean and Continuous Improvement mindset
•    Task-oriented, self-motivated and hardworking
•    Strong professionalism
•    Ability to work on ambiguous tasks
•    Well organized with the ability to multi-task and complete projects
•    Strong ability to deliver information on schedule
•    Integrity
•    Self-Directedness and Drive
•    Willingness to travel

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines