OMNOVA Solutions Inc.

  • Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-OH-Beachwood
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2019 2:53 PM)
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  • Who is OMNOVA Solutions?

    OMNOVA Solutions is a specialty chemicals and functional surfaces company, whose technologies enhance the performance of a wide variety of well-known products across the globe. We are proud to offer "The Science in Better Brands."

    What are we looking for?

    The Staff Accountant reports to the Corporate Accounting Manager and is responsible for ensuring the integrity of accounting information by recording, verifying, and entering transactions for the North American region. The Staff Accountant will assist with the day-to-day accounting functions and month-end closings and analyze data, as necessary, to ensure that the general ledger is complete and accurate. This role is also responsible for the assistance in the completion of SOX documentation and the maintenance of adequate internal controls.

    Your tasks and responsibilities...

    • Prepare tasks and record journal entries, including the following areas:
      • Cash,
      • Prepaid expenses,
      • Property, Plant & Equipment,
      • Other assets,
      • Accrued liabilities;
    • Assist with month-end close with specific responsibilities;
    • Perform accurate and timely balance sheet reconciliations as assigned;
    • Support internal and external audit requests;
    • Standardize accounting processes, identify best practices, and implement improvements;
    • Complete various surveys;
    • Establish strong communications and working relationships
    • Prepare assignments as assigned or requested.

    Who you are...

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
    • 1-3 years of work experience in the accounting field is required, whether through an internship or one-to-three years in the field
    • Organizational skills
    • Analytical skills and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent working skills with Microsoft Office, especially with Excel
    • Working knowledge of accounting concepts
    • High degree of integrity and attention to organizational detail with strong work ethic
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills – both verbal and written

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Manufacturing knowledge;
    • SAP knowledge
    • US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) knowledge
    • CPA or working toward CPA accreditation

    Work Requirements

    • Office environment
    • Regular attendance is required
    • Flexibility once ability to perform responsibilities is demonstrated
    • May require off-shift work hours as job demands.

    Why OMNOVA?

    The science of better careers. Come formulate yours.

    Bring your ingredients for success and together we’ll create a unique plan for your development and career growth. We recognize that without our talented employees and their passion and curiosity (which really are the backbone of our organization), we would not be where we are today. Click here to learn more about why you should join OMNOVA.


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