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Senior Accountant

Company: Atkore International
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Job Description:

Atkore International Group Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Electrical Raceway products, primarily for the non-residential construction and renovation markets, and Mechanical Products & Solutions for the construction and industrial markets. Our mission is to be the customer's first choice for electrical raceway and mechanical products and solutions, by providing unmatched quality, delivery and value based on sustainable excellence in strategy, people and processes.

Our business is comprised of two reporting segments, Electrical Raceway and Mechanical Products & Solutions, with total annual revenue of $1.6 B. Electrical Raceway has 2 business units, Cable Solutions and Conduit & Fittings, totaling just over $1B in annual revenue. Mechanical Products is a stand-alone business unit with about $600M in annual revenue.

Our global locations include 61 manufacturing and distribution centers in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, China, Australia, and New Zealand with over 3,700 employees.

AFC Cable Systems - a part of Atkore International - is in search of a Senior Accountant in our New Bedford, MA facility. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Financial Reporting & Accounting, the Senior Accountant will support the business unit in all aspects of the financial close, forecasting, reporting, and business decision support for designated businesses.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Responsible for All fixed asset accounting including capital expenditure spend tracking, asset capitalization, fixed asset sub-ledger management and creation of capex/deprecation forecasts on a monthly basis.

* Execute financial analytics pertaining to month-end close, monthly forecasting and the annual budgeting process with a focus on sales and volume.

* Responsible for all capital expenditure project tracking and providing financial support in capital expenditure project proposals working cross-functionally with all plant managers and engineering teams.

* Prepare general ledger entries for the accounting close and balance sheet reconciliations.

* Perform monthly accounting close and reporting activities in timely and accurate manner.

* Support audits: financial, internal controls, sales & use tax.

* Participates in the monthly forecast cycle/annual budgeting process ensuring sound assumptions are factored into the business unit's financial projections and works with other functions to collect necessary inputs.

* Provide sound financial analysis and develop financial tools and models to support decision making within the business.

* Review internal accounting/forecasting processes making recommendations for streamlining opportunities.

* Responsible for understanding and complying with Atkore policies for accounting and internal controls and GAAP.

* Participate with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives.


* Bachelor's Degree in finance or accounting related area of study. MBA or CPA is a plus.

* Minimum 7 - 10 years experience in finance and accounting required.

* Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with attention to detail.

* Capacity to perform at a high level in a fast paced multi-tasking environment.

* Proficient knowledge of MS Office with expert level Excel skills.

* Experience with AS400, JD Edwards, and HFM / Essbase is preferred.

* Solid understanding of US GAAP

* Ability to quickly learn and utilize various software applications and financial reporting tools

* Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

* Demonstrate and promote our key Atkore values of Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork and Accountability through actions and decisions.

Our Culture Drives Value

Atkore's culture is created from the disciplined use of the Atkore Business System (ABS), which is a critical part of our mission and a foundational system based on excellence in People, Strategy, and Processes, tied together with Lean Daily Management (LDM) to manage and sustain the business we have today, and Strategy Deployment Process (SDP) to create the business we aspire to become.

Having the right talent in the right roles enables successful ABS execution, improves our customer's experience, and delivers breakthrough results. Said another way, that's how we win!

Great Leaders Drive Value

Atkore is committed to creating an engaged and aligned workplace that helps drive an accountable and performance-based culture. Our team possesses a willingness to Strive for breakthrough results, Stays focused on being standout leaders, and fully Supports decisions of the Company after robust debate. We consistently Live the Atkore mission, Learn our strategic priorities and Link behaviors to those priorities, all in a way that's consistent with our core values. Together, we build stronger leaders and improve customer satisfaction which positively increases the overall value of the enterprise.

Atkore Delivers Value to You

By joining Atkore, you can expect to receive a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, as well as life, accident and disability insurance. In addition, Atkore offers wellness programs and employee assistance resources to help employees achieve a healthy work-life balance.

Our dedicated employees are recognized for their commitment to our customers and making our company better than it was the day before.

Atkore International is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Atkore International is a diverse company that believes its employees are the foundation for investing in its future, through the understanding that awareness and acceptance of our individual difference enhance inclusion and promote engagement and alignment. Diversity and inclusion are keys to growing our business and providing a work environment that fosters contributions by all employees.

Join our team and align yourself with an industry leader!


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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