Accounting Analyst

  • 2910 N 44th St, Phoenix, AZ 85018, USA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Accounting

Company Description

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc., is a company of diverse businesses unified by shared values and vision. We serve the agriculture, mining, industrial and water reclamation markets with a broad range of products and technologies, worldwide. Serving these customers well is a passion and a commitment-one which the people of TKI find rewarding, empowering and meaningful.

If you want the work you do to make a positive impact on the world in which we live, working alongside innovative, quality-focused people of vision, then TKI is the right place for you.

Job Description

Role Description:

The Accounting Analyst for Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc.’s Operational and Administrative Shared Services groups will be responsible for a broad scope of work in a complex, international-accounting environment.  Accountabilities will include accounts payable, credit management, month-end close, management reporting, financial analysis, process improvement, internal and external audit support, ad-hoc analytic decision-making support, and special projects. This position reports to the Manager of A/P and Credit/Collections with a dotted line to the Cost Accounting Manager.

What you will do:

  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the A/P & Credit departments with strong leadership and excellent communication skills.
  • Provide support with and own specific month-end close processes to achieve financial reporting timelines.
  • Analyze data in order to provide insight to local management and the corporate head office in Brussels.
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial reports.
  • Propose and drive continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of A/P, A/R and F/A subledgers, as well as in finance/accounting overall, to optimize accuracy and procedural efficiency.
  • Assist with cash application and treasury functions as needed.
  • Provide ad-hoc analytical support on special projects as required.
  • Assist with the implementation of policy changes.
  • Supports managers with creating and implementing changes to work assignments, methods, or procedures to meet operational needs, improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Review and analyze accounting transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness and provide assistance with training needs to the AP Specialists.
  • Assist with monitoring delinquent accounts. Collaborate with sales and initiate collection actions when necessary. Proactively keep Manager of Payables & Credit/Collections updated on actions taken.
  • Assist with the management of financial information and support needed for the annual audit process.
  • Ensures compliance with the company’s financial policies, procedures and internal controls.
  • Address and answer questions from TKI Business Units and Tessenderlo Group Finance.
  • Identify and proactively provides solutions for automation and process improvement while ensuring daily responsibilities are completed with detail, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Backup others within the accounting/finance department as needed.



What we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related technical field, and a minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a diverse team in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Understanding of data and how transactions are summarized to produce internal/external financial reporting.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and the ability to add value to group outcomes through collaboration and developing effective working relationships.
  • Knowledge of 1099, W-9 and other tax and regulatory reporting requirements
  • Experienced with US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards.
  • Experienced with SAP, Esker and Concur is preferred.
  • Advanced analytical skills and problem-solving skills, including pivot tables and VLookups.
  • Hands-on approach with attention to detail, organization, reliability and a “get it done” attitude.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to effectively delegate work to others and handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, assertive and strong team player.

Additional Information

Why join TKI:

  • Work/life balance
  • Fun and rewarding environment
  • Learning, development and team work
  • Community involvement/outreach
  • Challenging and meaningful work

Benefits & Rewards:

  • Medical-Dental-Vision-Prescription (low employee premiums!)
  • 401k Plan with dollar for dollar matching, up to the first 5% of employee contribution
  • 401k Company Retirement Contribution at year-end, equal up to 4% of annual base salary
  • Short-Term Incentive awards based on measured performance criteria
  • Life Insurance – 2x Annual Base Salary
  • Paid vacation & sick time & 10 paid holidays per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement- up to $5,000 per calendar year- Non Taxable
  • Adoption Assistance-up to $7,500 in reimbursement assistance
  • Business Travel Life & Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Telemedicine program - for you and your dependents
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Company referral program
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