Accountant - College Grad (2020) Leadership Program
Company: Parker Hannifin Corporation
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Accountant - College Grad (2020) Leadership ProgramCA-Irvine,United
StatesGroup: Aerospace Group N. AmericaJob Family:
Accounting/AuditingJob ID: 16188-1APosted: 2019-11-26Apply
NowParker Hannifin Founded in 1917, Parker Hannifin Corporation is
a $14.3 billion, global company.With annual sales of $14.3 billion
in fiscal year 2019, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading
diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and
systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide
variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company
has operations in 50 countries around the world. Parker has
increased its annual dividends paid to shareholders for 63
consecutive fiscal years, among the top five longest-running
dividend-increase records in the S&P 500 index.Parkers
engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely
positions the company to solve some of the worlds greatest
engineering challenges. By partnering with customers, Parker
improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to
solve humanity's biggest challenges.This position is for a new
graduate of May/June 2020. The hire date for this position will be
July 1, 2020.POSITION SUMMARYApplies principles of accounting to
analyze financial information and prepare financial reports.
Responsible for the accuracy, integrity, control and timeliness of
financial reports, transactions, systems, and processes.ESSENTIAL
FUNCTIONS1. Prepares general ledger, asset, liability, and capital
account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
- Documents financial transactions by entering account
- Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting
- Summarizes current financial status by collecting information,
preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statements, and other
- Substantiates financial transactions by auditing sub-ledgers
and accounting documents. Verifies and analyzes business records,
transactions, and procedures.
- Maintains accounting controls by monitoring compliance with and
recommending policies and procedures.
- Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing
- Maintains financial security by following accounting policies
and internal controls.
- Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and
interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
- Prepares special financial reports by collecting, analyzing,
and summarizing account information and trends.
- Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by
keeping financial information confidential.
- Participates in continuous improvement activities and provides
suggestions for cost reduction and improved efficiency.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
educational workshops, reviewing professional publications,
establishing professional networks, and/or participating in
- Complies with federal and state legal requirements and
professional standards. Studies existing and new legislation,
enforces adherence to requirements, and advises management on
- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as
needed. Work assignments may include cross-functional or project
team responsibilities (e.g. continuous improvement).Job
Requirements: Education and ExperienceBachelors degree (BS) in
Accounting. Professional entry level position. May have limited
prior industry experience or worked with direction in student
internship programs.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesBasic knowledge
of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and spreadsheet
applications. May require knowledge of Cost Accounting Standards
(CAS) and/or Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Ability to
read, analyze, and interpret financial reports. Fundamental
understanding of continuous improvement techniques and methods.
Knowledge of automated accounting systems, spreadsheet and database
applications, and standard business applications software. Ability
to respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory
agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to define
problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
conclusions. Ability to effectively communicate and present
information to team members and team leaders. Ability to
effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in
goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development
activities.TYPICAL MENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDSWhile performing the
duties of this job, the employee is required to sit. The employee
frequently is required to use hands to operate a computer. The
employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision. Also expected of the employee is regular attendance, the
ability to work cooperatively and professionally with others and
members of the public, and ability to manage multiple tasks at
once.(The essential functions have been provided as examples of
types of work performed by employees assigned to this job
classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work
assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that
qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
The physical and mental demands described above are representative
of those required to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job.Equal Employment Opportunity Parker is an Equal
Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to
ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and
employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons
regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity,
genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected
by law. U.S. Citizenship/Permanent Resident is required for most
Contractor)If you would like more information about Equal
Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to
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