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Plant Staff Accountant

Plant Staff Accountant

Plant Staff Accountant

Magnolia Advanced Materials Inc
Atlanta, GA 30340

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Job Type

- Full-time

Since 1957, Magnolia Advanced Materials, Inc. has been a leading manufacturer and custom formulator of high-performance epoxy systems used in the aerospace, defense, civil engineering, communication, electronics, electrical, energy, marine, recreation, and transportation industries. Magnolia’s epoxy systems include aerospace, structural and general-purpose adhesives, syntactics, composite repair epoxies, RTM resins, conductive epoxies, potting and encapsulating epoxies as well as tooling and casting epoxies. These products are offered in a variety of custom packaging options.


  • 100% Company Retirement Match up to 3% Contribution
  • Benefit Credit to go towards enrolled benefit premiums
  • Free In house Gym Fitness Center
  • Plus more…

This position is responsible for the day-to-day integrity of accounting functions, reconciliation, general ledgers, financial transactions, and proper financial recordings in a timely manner. The Staff Accountant provides support and acts as backup to the Account Receivables and Account Payables team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must have strong GL analyst and comprehension experience.
  • Act as primary backup to the Plant Controller and assume duties of Controller in-training.
  • Analyze financial trends, P&L and balance sheet statements.
  • Demonstrate the ability to execute the processes for recording revenue, sales, allowances, and collections including processing transactions.
  • Prepare and analyze internal financial statements and ad hoc reports to be used by the executive team.
  • Reconcile balance sheets, resolve issues timely and ensure balances are properly supported and explained.
  • Perform Month End Closing processes including preparing and reviewing complex journal entries, reconciling accounts, and preparing variance analysis reporting.
  • Review, investigate, and correct errors and inconsistencies in financial entries.
  • Assist in monitoring reporting compliance (sales tax, business license, etc.).
  • Maintain a system of internal controls over accounting transactions, which includes, but not limited to ensuring the integrity of accounting and vendor information.
  • Maximize efficiency and productivity through extensive processes in continuous improvement.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead complex projects and interface effectively with cross functional internal team members.
  • Act as liaise with the Controller to improve financial analysis and procedures.
  • Cross train with other accounting duties to support the accounting group and act as primary backup to the AP and AR functions.
  • Actively engage in Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA) activities.
  • Support continuous improvement activities to enhance the Accounting and Financial integrity.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have a basic understanding of GAAP and financial accounting.
  • Must have strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills, detailed oriented, a team player attitude and highly deadline driven.
  • Must have excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive materials and documents.
  • Must be able to work both independently and in a team setting with cross functional departments.
  • Must have excellent computer skills including proficiency in MS Office.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required.
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive work-related experience in Finance or Accounting required.
  • Microsoft Dynamics (ERP) experience preferred.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Certificates, Licenses and Other Requirements:

  • All candidates are required to pass a drug screening and background check and must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • This is an office duty in a chemical plant environment.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access files cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Must be able to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machines, and printers.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Magnolia Advanced Materials, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action and E-verify employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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• Location: 33.90016:-84.248184

• Post ID: 21558717

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