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Sr. Accountant

Waggaman, LA 70094

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Accounting Job Number: Na339061326 Compensation: $85000-105000 / year

Job Description

Title: Senior Accountant 
Location: Waggaman, LA 
Hire Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $85k-$100k/yr + bonus 
Hybrid role
Candidates MUST come from a manufacturing environment and have an Accounting Degree OR a CPA

Establishes and implements processes and procedures to meet departmental internal controls requirements. Ensures that established processes/procedures are followed as designed. Works with Internal Controls Department to identify deficiencies in existing processes/procedures, the need for new ones, and the extent to which such processes/procedures are being followed. Develops and implements corrective actions with regard to department internal controls as necessary.

Job Duties:
  • Preparing and inputting journal entries 
  • Participating in the closing a preparation of month end statements, the monthly preparation of KPI's reports. 
  • Tracking and reporting of capital projects, assisting with the preparation and submittal of the property tax reports and payments. 
  • Cost Analysis and reporting 
  • Local Financial & Cost Reporting Enhancements Finished Goods Inventory Reconciliation
  • Assisting with internal and external audits, the yearly preparation of budget and quarterly updates and providing any other reports

  • Bachelor’s Degree with major in Accounting or equivalent.
  • Five to seven years of experience in various areas of accounting with increasing levels of responsibility required.
  • Must be detail oriented and have a strong ability to problem-solve.
  • Strong organizational, verbal, and written communication skills are required.
  • Must be able to acquire Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC).

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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