Accountant in Cleveland, OH at Tremco Incorporated

Date Posted: 5/20/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Cleveland, OH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Euclid Chemical is searching for an experienced Accountant with strong analysis skills.

Euclid Chemical is a fully owned subsidiary of RPM International (NYSE: RPM), one of the world's largest coatings companies. For more than 110 years, Euclid Chemical has supplied construction and restoration markets with treatments, sealants, coatings, sealers, and decorative products.

Euclid Chemical offers a world-class benefits package that includes but is not limited to:

  • Employee Bonus
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • Matching 401k
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous vacation and holiday time
  • Balance of on-site/remote working arrangements (post training period).

Basic Function:

The Accountant is responsible for activities associated with maintaining the integrity of the general ledger for at least one of the Euclid Chemical North America entities, through compliance with GAAP, CPG and RPM policies as required.

Major Responsibilities/ Essential Job Functions:

The Accountant will be expected to:

  • Monthly preparation, verification and control of required journal entries.
  • Monthly preparation of financial statements.
  • Monthly account analysis for all balance sheet accounts including subledgers, AR, AP, FA.
  • Year end preparation of 1OK schedules for assigned Entities, along with assistance in both internal and external audits.
  • Preparation of yearly balance sheet budgets for various balance sheet accounts.
  • Preparation of yearly schedules for Business Interruption Insurance.
  • Provide secondary support for loading sales tax payments into SAP for all companies monthly.
  • Provide secondary support for mailing out state income tax payments for outside accountants quarterly.
  • Follow Polices and Procedures as outlined.
  • Maintain Accountant Manual and Account Analysis Manual as necessary for Assigned Entities.
  • Provide Accounting support for the various departments/divisions in Euclid North America including various special projects.
  • Support Additional special projects or duties can encompass other entities within the RPM Construction Products Group of companies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and/or at least 1-3+ years experience in a similar position, environment and industry
  • Prior SAP or Hyperion experience 
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance, MBA or CPA a plus.

Key Competencies:

  • Technological Skills/IT and Job Knowledge: Knowledge in SAP (FI, CO, and PA modules) and Hyperion Enterprise software a plus;  Knowledge of US GAAP;  Moderate PC skill level, particularly in Excel spreadsheet applications.
  • Language Skills: excellent verbal and written communication skills; must have excellent phone skills/manner.
  • Interpersonal Skills : the ability to interact well with others utilizing communication skills to build relationships.
  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages; analytical abilities (recognize errors, evaluate trends, anticipate difficulties; High degree of attention to detail; Ability to organize data and draw relevant conclusions; Ability to analyze problems systematically; Ability to recognize what is relevant in reporting requirements to create informative reports for the business unit.
  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve problems, collect data, and draw valid conclusions.Working with stringent monthly deadlines; High levels of transactional information to review; Must be able to assist in the quick analysis of a problem;Ability to recognize posting errors and their quantitative impact to financial statements.
  • Organizational Skills: Must be well organized and keep clear concise records; must have high degree of flexibility and ability to multitask. High degree of attention to detail; Ability to organize data and draw relevant conclusions; Ability to recognize what is relevant in reporting requirements to create informative reports for the business unit.
  • Initiative : Must be proactive and look for areas of improvement
  • Teamwork: Must be a team player and have a “can do” attitude

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.