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Staff Accountant

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Job Introduction

Brush Americas is a unit of Brush Electrical Machines, a large worldwide group with a footprint reaching from Pittsburgh, U.S to Melbourne, Australia.  Brush has grown for over 130 years to be recognized as the largest independent manufacturer of electrical equipment including 2 and 4-pole Turbogenerators, Power Management Systems, Transformers, Hawker Siddley Switchgear and Harrington Diesel Generators. Our clients include General Electric, Siemens, Mitsubishi, BP and Shell across all sectors including oil and gas and power and marine sectors, providing innovative and complex solutions to our demanding customer base.

Role Responsibility

Brush Americas is looking for a Staff Accountant whose main job functions would be  Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist. We are looking for someone that is able to handle the coordination of the preparation, processing and maintenance of payrolls and accounts payable; responsible for applying departmental procedures and practices to accounts and record keeping, payroll related tasks to ensure the accuracy and completeness of vouchers, invoices, and checks submitted for payment; requires an understanding of monthly closing activities, including general ledger entries, reconciling sub-ledgers and cash accounts, and reviewing general ledger in preparation for financial statement reporting. 

The Ideal Candidate

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Payroll:

Prepares payroll utilizing the designated payroll processing system.

Input all additions, deletions, changes or deductions to the bi-weekly payroll.

Maintains an accurate record of all employees’ paid time off.

Answers questions from staff regarding payroll information.

Prepares and maintains filing of payroll related documents.

Compile and prepare payroll data such as 401K, health benefits, direct deposits, and garnishments. 

Maintain a commitment to confidentiality.

Interpret company policies and government regulations affecting payroll procedures.

Review payroll to ensure accuracy.

Other duties may be assigned, as needed.

Accounts Payables:

Reviews invoices before payment to assure appropriate department head approval, coding and supporting documentation is provided.

Entry of all new vendors into Solomon accounting system from approved vendor set-up forms.

Entry of all invoices into Solomon accounting system.

Maintain and file all accounts payable files.

Reviews invoices and other financial documents according to prescribed procedures and policies in order to verify the accuracy and completeness of information recorded on them.

Checks the accuracy of computations.

Staff Accountant:

Participate in the monthly closing activities of the company including general ledger entries, reconciling sub-ledgers and cash accounts, and reviewing the general ledger in preparation for financial statement reporting. 

Manage vendor payments via credit card.

Participate in special projects, as assigned. 

Miscellaneous:

Backup for phone coverage and monitoring of entry into main office space.

Backup for creation of Purchase Orders.

You will need to be someone who is focused and results driven with an ability to work under pressure and to meet critical deadlines.

We are looking for someone with an Associates Degree in Accounting or one to two years of experience in related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. We are seeking someone who is able to analyze issues and generate solutions to resolve problems, increase productivity, and works efficiently, with a methodical approach and an eye for detail.

In return the Company offers a good salary and a very competitive benefits package. We are also offering the opportunity to work for a forward thinking company with a worldwide brand and class leading and renowned reputation in the design, manufacture and services of generators and associated equipment.

Do you have the skill experience and energy this Staff Accountant role demands?

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US. 

Brush Americas reserves the right, upon a conditional offer of employment, to require the applicant to submit to and receive a negative result for drug and/or alcohol testing. In addition, employees are subject to both annual and random drug and alcohol testing during the course of employment.

It is our commitment at Brush Americas to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

About the Company

The BRUSH Group is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of generators above 20MVA. With a comprehensive range of products and services including transformers, switchgear, portable generating sets and control & monitoring systems, BRUSH is your ideal partner for electric power generation, distribution monitoring and control.

BRUSH has been a key figure within Electrical Engineering for over 130 years, offering a wide range of ‘electrical machines’, and providing our customer chain with the highest calibre equipment and after sales service.

Here at BRUSH US we are very proud to offer:

  • A very competitive salary
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company paid Life Insurance, Short-term Disability and Long-Term Disability
  • Competitive benefits package which includes 401K and a tuition reimbursement plan

 

  • Overtime for qualifying positions
  • Shift differentials for qualifying positions
  • Per diem when applicable
  • Car allowance for qualifying positions
  • On-the-job training for certain shop positions

Applicants must have or be eligible to obtain proper documentation to work in the US. 

Brush Americas requires employees to submit to and receive a negative result for drug and/or alcohol testing in order to be eligible to work in the US. In addition, employees are subject to both annual and random drug and alcohol testing during the course of employment.

It is our commitment at Brush to create a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

 

BRUSH Group

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Notice to third party recruitment agencies

Please note that BRUSH Group does not accept unsolicited CVs from recruiters of employment agencies. Without the authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager to submit CVs for that role, BRUSH Group will not agree to payment of any referral or recruiter fee.

In the event of a recruiter or agency submitting a CV or candidate, without the prior authorisation of the Group Talent Acquisition Manager, BRUSH Group explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidates without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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