Energizer Senior Plant Accountant in Dayton, Ohio
This is Energizer
Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we’re creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we’ll play, and what it takes to win.
Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you’ll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.
The Senior Accountant will be an integral part of the General Accounting team with significant visibility to many other departments within the organization. Primary duties will be to support the plant controller as it relates to the preparation and analysis of the U.S. financial statements, while adhering to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and company policies. Incumbent will also function as a user expert for SAP.
Embodies Energizer’s individual contributor competencies: Influence, Teamwork, Collaboration, Customer Focus, Achieving Results and Initiative
Support internal business partners, other departments, management, and external parties with data and analysis requests
Prepare monthly closing journal entries
Review detailed account analysis and reconciliations for the U.S. Balance Sheet
Respond timely to both internal and external audit requests
Prepare quarterly and year end reports
Assist in the annual budget process
Support continuous improvement by supporting management initiatives and developing & documenting new processes
Support Accounting department projects that include acquisition integration and IT system implementation
Partner with Supply Planning and Sourcing team to maintain and update standard cost annually and as required with new item set up.
Analyze year over year cost standards changes by cost category, and work with team to correct any errors.
Lead, define and implement improvements for standard cost process and timelines, including SAP system changes.
Maintain and report monthly cycle counts results. Work with inventory control team to eliminate annual physical inventory.
Perform Monthly and Quarterly Excess and Obsolete inventory reserve requirement, analyze and recommend inventory actions
Assist in ad hoc reporting for management
Support plant controller as required.
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree (4 year undergraduate) in Accounting or related field required
Minimum 3-5 years’ related accounting experience
SAP ERP experience, including FI/CO
Proficient in understanding of US GAAP; Experience with supporting financial analysis
Knowledge of SOX and Audit controls/requirements
Highly proficient in Excel, proficient in PowerPoint and Word
Capacity to be flexible in a changing environment
Capable of balancing priorities, as well as maintaining a strict level of confidentiality
Making positive and proactive contributions to decision processes (e.g., suggesting alternatives and more effective/efficient ways to work through processes)
Self-starter that works well in a team environment
Ability to quickly adapt to new systems and processes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills at all levels both within and outside the organization
Capable of analyzing issues and skill to solve problems efficiently
Capacity to interact easily with people, computers and business systems
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
Ability to work well both in a team and independently
Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
Excellent time management skill and the ability to prioritize
Preferred Skills and Experience
Advanced degree (e.g. MBA) and/or advanced certification (e.g. CPA)
Prior manufacturing/industrial industry experience/exposure
Prior consumer packaged goods experience
Working Relationships & Environment
Reports into Plant Controller
Position will be working with internal customers such as Supply Chain, Operations, Inventory Control, and Finance
Partners with Internal and external Audit
The role will be based in Dayton, OH
Some travel required (very limited)
Position may require sitting at desk for long periods of time
An Offer to Grow On
Energizer offers a competitive compensation package which includes medical and retirement savings coverage, paid holidays. Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.