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Senior Accountant - Corona, CA

Hubbell Inc Corona Full-Time
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Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Construction & Energy (HCE) focuses on products to support four business segments: Connectors, Grounding & Tooling, Gas Connectors & Accessories, Harsh & Hazardous, and Distribution. With markets in renewable energy, lighting, transportation, data center, telecom, utility, extreme environment, gas and water distribution, power generation and oil & gas, we guarantee that our products set the standards for industry solutions. Our success not only depends on our value proposition, but on the strength, knowledge and expertise of our employees.

Brand Overview

Posting Address

2665 Research Drive

Corona, CA 92882

Position Overview

The Senior Accountant is responsible for overseeing the general accounting activities being performed at the Business Unit, specifically focused on Account Payables, Accounts Receivables, General Ledger Accounting, Month/Year End Closing, Inventory Processes as well as all Corporate & SOX Controls.  Management of direct report employees & their individual responsibilities.  This role will support the Controller to ensure accounting needs of the business unit are being met. The position reports directly to the Controller.

Duties and Responsibilities

Lead the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions including direct management & regular interaction with direct reports.  Full responsibility for AP/AR including cash flows and the monthly management of all sub-ledger accounts and reconciliation to the general ledger.

Lead the month end closing process including:

Consistently meet all closing deadlines as established by the group & corporate entities
Timely submittal of all journal entries for review/approval/entry into ERP system.
Validation of payroll entries & all accruals
Inter-company transaction accounting & reconciliations
Sales & Use Tax reporting
Review transactions for completeness, accuracy, posting & proper authorizations and routine GL account analysis
Maintain all required closing documentation per SOX and/or Hubbell governance

Lead the timely preparation & review of all Blackline activities including balance sheet reconciliations and SOX reporting in order to meet required deadlines.

Prepare accurate and timely financial reports including income statements & balance sheets.  Assists Controller with preparation of ad hoc reports.

Lead & coordinate the annual Physical Inventory process at multiple facilities across all departments 

Banking - Approve positive pay files/upload.  Submit all wire transactions for Controller approval.

Coordinate with the Controller on internal/external audits including SOX and Sales & Use Tax.

Lead segregation of duties testing as well as use/interpretation of the signature authorization matrix.

Ensure compliance with existing company policies and procedures.  Comply with all Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) documentation and testing requirements; maintain all SOX narratives and risk control matrixes.

Evaluate existing processes and, where appropriate, perform analysis to identify opportunities for further standardization, automation and cost savings.

Provide financial expertise to internal management assisting them in strategic and operating decisions.

Lead and assist with projects associated with development of the Accounting & Finance Department.

Skills and Experience

    Computer/System Skills

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, SharePoint and PowerPoint), particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong knowledge of SAP, HFM and Blackline preferred
     
    Work Experience
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting, auditing and related experience of which at least 3 years must be in general accounting
  • Direct knowledge & ability to apply US GAAP

Experience in a large publicly traded manufacturing corporation

Education

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance

Relevant Industries

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

 

Skills required

General Ledger
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Balance Sheet
Accruals
Financial Statements
Fixed Asset
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