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Job Description

If your idea of fun is balancing a budget . . . then you could be our next Accountant at the Manitowoc Company*.

As an Accountant, you’ll work and correspond with multiple domestic and international business partners.  In this role, you will also work closely with several finance departments such as accounting, consolidations, and treasury. You will assist in accounting and reporting the financial position of the company along with analyzing, understanding and providing proactive feedback and recommendations to management regarding the financial results of the Company and its individual business units and/or regions. Reporting directly to Assistant Corporate Controller, this position is based in Manitowoc, WI.

If you’re up to the challenge, the reward is satisfaction . . . and knowing you helped build something real.  Join our passionate team and help build something you can be proud of – a future filled with passion, pride, and satisfaction.

Essential Job Functions

• Responsible for the corporate offshore and securitization entities general ledgers including month end close duties and annual plan and re-estimate budgeting forecasts, as well as working closely with the Tax department to reconcile any statutory book differences. 

• Complete corporate month end close duties including journal entries and account reconciliations for various accounts, and corporate FDM mapping table maintenance 

• Assist Consolidation department with maintaining accurate data within the Corporate consolidated accounting system, this would include adding historical information, and correcting investment activity 

• Analyzing corporate expenses including comparisons to forecasted results and trended results, and correspond with department managers as needed. 

• Maintain the Fixed Asset and associated depreciation schedules on the FAS Software System; provide monthly detail to the Corporate Senior Accountant for general ledger entries; assure proper recording of new purchases and disposals 

• Manage and maintain the Fixed Asset process and system and provide training to the business units when necessary.  As well as maintain the relationship with the software vendor (SAGE) 

• Interact with external auditors regarding quarterly and year end inquiries related to accruals, expenses, and other accounting matters. 

• Other internal and external reporting, as assigned.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of 1 year of accounting or finance experience; or an Associate’s degree in Accounting or Finance and minimum of 7 years of accounting or finance experience is required.

• Experience with Excel, HFM, SAP is preferred.

• Working conditions include a normal office environment.

*Founded in 1902, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer with over 100 manufacturing, distribution, and service facilities in 20 countries. The company is recognized globally as one of the premier innovators and providers of crawler cranes, tower cranes, and mobile cranes for the heavy construction industry, which are complemented by a slate of industry-leading product support services. In addition, Manitowoc is one of the world's leading innovators and manufacturers of commercial foodservice equipment, which includes 24 market-leading brands of hot- and cold-focused equipment. In 2013, Manitowoc’s revenues totaled $4.0 billion, with more than half of these revenues generated outside of the United States.


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 14000478
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