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Job Description:

Senior Accountant/Analyst Finance Auburn, New York


Xylem |zlm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) a leading global water technology company

Were a global team unified in a common purpose creating advanced technology solutions to the worlds water challenges Developing new technologies that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities In more than 150 countries, we have strong, long-standing relationships with customers who know us for our powerful combination of leading product brands and applications expertise with a strong focus on developing comprehensive, sustainable solutions

For more information on how Xylem can help you, go to wwwxylemcom

The Role Xylem looks to hire a Multi-Site Senior Accountant/Analyst for AWS; sites include Auburn, NY, Buffalo, NY, and Lubbock, TX The Senior Accountant/Analyst reports to the Controller, is responsible for performing day-to-day operations activities for sites in financial aspects as well as serving as a business partner and member Position is a key contributor to AWS success, this includes supporting month end close, inventory accounting, early identification of cost variances and for recommendation and implementation of plans to reduce or eliminate waste as well as regular monitoring of the health of the company Qualifications are

3 years in general or cost accounting role in a plant environment
Understanding of manufacturing, not only accounting and finance but operations

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities

Assist in monthly, quarterly, and yearly closing activities in strict adherence to close schedule
Statutory Reporting
Cost Accounting functions for the sites
Inventory Accounting functions for the sites
Serve as business partner to support AWS initiatives and make recommendations concerning business operations and resource allocation to improve financial performance and support operational excellence
Ensures integrity of all compliance, internal and external reporting and coordination with VC and Xylem financial organizations and in line with US-GAAP and Local-GAAP and local legal requirements
Ensure functional objectives, operating policies and procedures, and SOX compliance needs are met
Drive continuous improvement in terms of cost of finance as well as performance level Meet yearly budget/forecast goals in quantitative measures

Minimum Qualifications Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification

BS/BA Accounting or Finance MBA or relevant advanced degree highly preferred
3 years relevant financial experience, with cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, including general and operational accounting, cost accounting, and day-to-day operational support
Must have strong communication, organizational and analytical skills with strong proficiency in MS Office
Knowledge in US-GAAP
Time management and organizational skills
Planning and preparation
Proactive basis communication
Sense of urgency towards meeting deadlines and resolving open issues is key
Minimal travel to each site is required
This role is viewed as a key pipeline role and the successful candidate must have the interest and ability to relocate in the future
Candidate should be a self-starter and highly motivated Motivation to grow within Xylem is a must
Strong ethical standards are expected
Ability to think creatively, highly-driven and self-motivated

Preferred Qualifications

CPA/CMA or working towards a certification
Business Objects and/or similar database query skills
One Stream

Physical Demands

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

Light lifting (20-25 lbs), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions)

Office Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements
Standard weekly job hours 40 hours
Travel 5 PERCENT

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Chartered Accountant/CPA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 22nd Jul 2020

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