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Parker Hannifin Corporation Plant Accountant in Woburn, Massachusetts

Plant Accountant

Location : Woburn, MA, United States

Job Family : Accounting/Auditing

Job Type : Regular

Posted : Apr 15, 2024

Job ID : 45960

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Position Summary

Applies principles of accounting to analyze diverse and complex financial information and prepares financial reports. Responsible for the accuracy, integrity, control and timeliness of financial reports, analyses, systems, and processes.

The position involves the development of budgets, forecasts, cost information and financial control to assure the best return on investment. Provides expertise in resolving issues, improving processes or creating new methods.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction

The Plant Accountant reports directly to the Accounting Manager, in the Division HQ.

Works closely with the Division Accounting Department and Corporate Accounting Department in order to maintain corporate and divisional policies and practices.

The responsibility requires a close working relationship with all departments within the plant to accomplish objectives in the accounting department.

Essential Functions

  • Prepares general ledger, asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing moderately complex account information.

  • Responsible for maintaining accuracy / reconciling various Divisional Balance Sheet accounts.

  • Assist in completion of reports required by the Division or Corporate on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis

  • Provide local management with financial or statistical information to enable them to improve and control their operations

  • Assist in updating, maintaining, and enhancing the Division’s and Plant location’s internal controls so that the future financial, internal control, and Sarbanes-Oxley audits are in compliance.

  • Responsible for the plant asset inventory controls, including physical inventory coordination and fixed asset maintenance.

  • Participates in continuous improvements activities and provides suggestions for cost reduction and improved efficiency without comprising proper internal controls

  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.

  • Perform additional duties and special projects as necessary.


    • U.S. Citizenship or have U.S. Permanent Resident Status required.

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting required.

    • Two to four years accounting experience in manufacturing environment required.

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Power Point, Word)

    • Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

    • Ability to work in a Team environment and to be a Team player.

    • Familiarity with Power BI and Alteryx preferred.

    Parker Chomerics, a Fortune 250 company, is solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges and driving the future of electronics technology. Parker Chomerics is a world leader in the development and manufacture of high-quality products that enable engineering breakthroughs for a cleaner and more sustainable world, including thermal interface materials, EMI shielding solutions, electrical grounding products, and conductive and non-conductive injection molded plastics.

    Building on 100 years in business, we strive to balance evolving our business while strengthening the communities we operate in and prioritizing our employees’ well-being. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive, caring, and friendly work environment, and we support career advancement through continued education, skill development, and regional and global advancement opportunities. If you’re looking for a fast-paced, collaborative environment where you can be at the cutting edge of engineering solutions, we can’t wait to meet you.

Parker is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Parker is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job related reasons regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. However, U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residency or other appropriate status is required for certain positions, in accord with U.S. import & export regulations.

(“Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / VEVRAA Federal Contractor”)

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Drug-Free Workplace

In accordance with Parker’s policies and applicable state laws, Parker provides for a drug-free workplace. Therefore, all applicants seeking employment with Parker will be subject to drug testing as a condition of employment.