Senior Accountant - Inventory
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc

The Senior Accountant - Inventory will ensure accurate and complete transactional processing in accordance with company policy. Primary responsibilities include the accounting and internal reporting for all balance sheet and P&L accounts pertaining to inventory.  This individual will be the subject matter expert for all systems used and will prepare various reports and analysis for management and business partners.


  • Responsible for the Consolidated North America Sector Inventory reporting
  • Performs all assigned month-end duties and reporting schedules
  • Produces various monthly /quarterly/annual reports that account for the company’s investment in inventory
  • Evaluates the reasonableness of established inventory reserves
  • Provides guidance and or resolution of reconciling items
  • Participates in system process and development projects
  • Participates in periodic physical inventory counts at all factory and distribution centers.
  • Investigation of count variances
  • Monitors Internal Controls are adhered to related to inventory
  • Provides support to the Accounting Manager by assisting other functions within the group as needed.
  • Manages and improves the monthly financial closing process 
  • Prepares analysis to support management initiatives and audit requests
  • Responsible for effectiveness of internal controls for closing routine process and other general accounting processes including maintenance of risk and control scorecards.
  • Ensure timely and accurate preparation and distribution of monthly financial reports and statements including internal reports for global consolidations as well as reports for Sector management.  
  • Work directly with both internal and external auditors on financial audits.
  • Participate in special projects as requested by leadership.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required; CPA designation is a plus
  • 5 years experience in industry or public accounting required 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to details and good organizational skills
  • Advanced MS Excel required
  • JD Edwards and SQL experience a plus


  • Strong understanding of financial reporting, accounting, planning and economics.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, effective in motivating to achieve top performance.  
  • Prior experience in a multinational manufacturing corporation desired.
  • Previous exposure to International Accounting Standards (IAS), and proficiency of US Generally Accepted Accounting Standards.
  • Superior data management and analysis skills including demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft products, data warehouse queries, etc.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a proactive work ethic, including the ability and desire to take ownership of process improvement and other projects when identified.
  • Strong business aptitude, including having an outward perspective regarding how financial results are communicated and analyzed by internal audiences.
  • Effective problem solver in a fast-paced, multi-tasking, deadline-driven work environment.
  • Extremely detailed oriented.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong business partnering to obtain information required for financial reporting and disclosures.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills, including experiences JD Edwards, Cognos, SAP, Oracle 
  • Continuous improvement experience. Aggressive attitude and “can do” spirit to drive change