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Accountant Analyst

Company: Parker-Hannifin, Corporation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

SUMMARY: Applies principles of accounting to analyze diverse and complex financial information and prepares financial reports. Responsible for the accuracy, integrity, control and timeliness of financial reports, analyses, systems, and processes. May specialize in specific accounting areas such as financial analysis, budgeting, planning, and forecasting. SCOPE/SUPERVISION AND INTERACTION: __ Has Direct Reports X__ Does Not Have Direct Reports Works with all operational units, corporate/staff and select third parties in ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures while maintaining accounting controls. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Compiles and analyzes diverse and complex account information to provide management with accounting information necessary to make business decisions. Performs economic research and studies subjects such as rates of return, depreciation, working capital, investments, and financial and expense comparisons by analysis of profit and loss statements and income statements. Recommends financial actions to management by analyzing accounting options. Summarizes current financial status by collecting information, preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other management reports. Maintains accounting controls by auditing compliance with accounting policies and procedures. Writes and recommends policies and procedures. Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information. Maintains financial security by following accounting policies and internal controls. Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting complex accounting policies and regulations. Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential. Prepares diverse and complex financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends. Recommends actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses. Applies continuous improvement techniques and methods to internal processes and systems. May lead or be assigned to a special project team. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing professional networks, and/or participating in professional societies. Complies with federal and state legal requirements and professional standards. Studies existing and new legislation, enforces adherence to requirements; and advises management on needed actions. Acts as prime contact on high level projects. Establishes goals and objectives required to complete projects. Trains and mentors less experienced employees. Shares specialized knowledge with others. Represents company on high level projects. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities (e.g. continuous improvement).

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Education and Experience Bachelor's degree (BS) in Accounting. Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through six or more years of related experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Thorough knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, laws, and regulations, including Cost Accounting Standards (CAS) and/or Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR). Ability to effectively assess and implement continuous improvement principles and techniques. Proficient with automated accounting systems, spreadsheet applications, and internet/intranet communications. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex financial reports. Ability to prepare detailed reports, graphs, presentations, and business correspondence. Ability to respond to questions from management and customers; respond to inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively communicate and present information to team members, team leaders, and top management. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities. Additional Comments: The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type 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. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position. 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 positions. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf

Parker 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. Parker's engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to solve some of the world's 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 an Accountant Analyst at our Military Flight Controls Division in Irvine, CA

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 positions. ("Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/VEVRAA Federal Contractor") If you would like more information about Equal Employment Opportunity as an applicant under the law, please go to http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf and http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf

Keywords: Parker-Hannifin, Corporation, Irvine , Accountant Analyst, Other , Irvine, California

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