Accountant Specialist – Parma, ID
At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation. We achieve this through our commitment to continuous improvement and operational excellence, which gives us the opportunity to set and deliver on ambitious, long-term goals. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as the safety of our employees and the communities we operate in and are always working to form the best team especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development. This allows for our employees to innovate and generate new ideas, put them into action, and gain insights from them to further advance our collective expertise. And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America s Best Employers in 2017. We strongly support the spirit of collaboration through effectively involving team members and colleagues from other relevant units when developing and executing strategies and projects. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future Where the Chemistry Happens We are looking for an Accountant Specialist to deliver timely and accurate reporting of income and expenses by adhering to the guidelines of BASF and assuring compliance with IFRS. Will provide supporting documents to internal or external auditors and the internal tax department. Also ensure proper tracking of Fixed Assets and filing of Property Tax returns. Ensure supplier master data is complete and accurate. Accountant Specialist (1805759) – Parma, ID Formula for Success: You Will EducationAccounting & Auditing Bachelor s Degree Required Accounting emphasis preferred ExperienceFive years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environmentKnowledge/SkillsStrong oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills.Sound administrative and record keeping skills.Strong analytical and reasoning skills.Strong computer skills in Excel, Word, Power Point and ERP systemsResponsible for Month End closing entries, with proper accruals for timely and accurate reporting.Reconcile & ensure accuracy of all inventory accounts and variance accounts.Payroll posting and other necessary entries to general ledger. Fixed Asset Accounting Maintain Fixed Asset records and reconciliation to General Ledger.Report and discussion of monthly Capital Project spending with Project managers.File property tax returns Product Costing Assist Cost Controller with calculation of standard cost of new and existing products.Assist with monitoring the correctness of product structures and initiate needed adjustments. Analyze Trial Balance Compare actual and standard costs (analyze price and efficiency variances).Compare expenses for current year with last year, check for correctness and recommend forecast changes. Master Data Maintenance Accounts Payable Supplier Master Data maintenance. Other Duties as Assigned Be able to provide back up to other staff within the department as needed. For further information on Agricultural Products with BASF, please select: BASF: Create Chemistry with the Agricultural Products Division Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you the whole you in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry. The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career. BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.US-ID-ParmaApply for this job.