Accountant - Leadership Development Program (Entry Level)
Company: Parker Hannifin Corporation
Posted on: March 28, 2020
Accountant - Leadership Development Program (Entry
Level)CA-Irvine,United StatesGroup:Aerospace Group N. AmericaJob
NowParker HannifinFounded 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.Department Marketing
StatementParker Aerospace is a global leader in the research,
design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime
service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid
conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems
and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. The
company supports the worlds aircraft manufacturers, providing a
century of experience and innovation for commercial and military
aircraft.Major DutiesPosition Summary:
- This position is for a new graduate of May/June 2020. The hire
date for this position will be July 1, 2020.
- Applies 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.Responsibilities
- 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).QualificationsEducation and Experience:
- Bachelors 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
- Basic 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 Demands:
- While 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 OpportunityParker 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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