IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. SR. Accountant in Colorado Springs, Colorado

J. Walter Becker founded IDEAL in 1916 and made a promise that is still an important part of the way IDEAL operates today: "An IDEAL product will provide a value greater than the price paid for it. Service is a part of the product." Becker's foundational principle represents our everyday commitment to you. It's the driving force behind our partnerships with the world's leading distributors, a state of the art delivery system, outstanding customer and technical support and variety of operational benefits designed to save you time and money. It means we're proud of the way we do business.

A subsidiary of IDEAL, Western Forge produces the highest-quality metal work in the USA and is an American standard in premier hand tool craftsmanship. We are currently lookng for a SR. Accountant to join our winnng team

The SR. Accountant is responsible for General Ledger Accounting and will have strong computer systems capabilities. The SR Accountant is responsible for ensuring all deliverables comply with regulatory guidance and professional standards. This position supports the Accounting Manager with daily accounting activities

  • Responsible for monitoring, managing, problem solving and improving performance within the local accounting process

  • Individual is also responsible for preparing local financial statements, maintaining the fixed asset accounting system, maintaining the GL, closing accounting periods and monitoring all transactions with financial implications to local operations

  • Additionally responsible for adhering to and ensuring financial internal controls and identifying “early warning systems”

  • Initiate and support sound credit and collection procedures to support sales growth while protecting the Company’s asset investment

  • Provide support to Department Managers to ensure cost control related to budgets and forecasted profitability

  • Assist with external auditors, effectively screening initial requests for data from Accounting Manager

  • The individual must communicate with the Accounting Manager frequently, providing accurate interpretations of local financial data to identify and recommend ways to improve financial performance

  • BA / BS in Accounting or equivalent

  • minimum of five to ten years related experience

  • Experience with business accounting systems, ERP preferred

  • Advanced in MS Word, MS Excel and ad-hoc reporting software

  • Sage Fixed Asset Software


  • Strong analytical skills; must be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines, multi-task and work independently

  • Extensive knowledge of accounting theory and practice as well as GAAP

  • Ability to problem solve using deductive reasoning skills in a timely manner

  • Must be able to plan and execute long term projects

  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and third parties

  • Exhibit objectivity and openness to others’ views; contribute to building a positive team spirit and ability to put success of team above own interests

  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, identify areas of improvement and promote quality while increasing productivity

  • Seek increased responsibility, look for and take advantage of opportunities, ask for and offer help when needed

  • Adhere to policies and procedures; complete tasks on time, take responsibility for actions, support organizations objectives and strategy, strive to continuously build knowledge and skills

  • Solid, concise written and oral communication skills

  • Knowledge of Lean principles a plus

IDEAL INDUSTRIES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

ID: 2017-1741

Shift: 1st

External Company Name: IDEAL Industries, Inc.

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