General Ledger Accountant


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Located in Brighton, MI

Salary: $50K - $60K year

Express Employment Professionals of Howell/Brighton is assisting a Brighton area company looking for a General Ledger Accountant. This is a hands-on accountant position that interacts with all departments in the organization and is a key finance team contributor responsible for accurate revenue and costing. The accountant maintains records of assets and liabilities as it relates to the business operations. The accountant must be able to interpret and to explain product margin variances and review those variances to understand the reason and correct as necessary.

Salary Range: $50K - $60K year  THIS IS A DIRECT HIRE OPPORTUNITY!


  • Invoice all new system orders and handle complex billing;
  • Attend production meetings to drive and understand milestone billing;
  • Revenue recognition for new product and subscription based service and maintenance contracts;
  • Calculate and track internal and external sales commissions;
  • Reconcile deferred revenue and cost of sales provision accounts;
  • Align department/division dimension values with g/l accounts for proper reporting;
  • Interpret, analyze and investigate margin analysis by product line;
  • Performs and assists with month-end close, record month end accruals or releases as it relates to sales warranty or new system related provisions;
  • Manage all bank transactions:
  • Daily cash reporting;
  • Wire transfers;
  • Daily bank reconciliation;
  • Maintain user accounts.
  • Collect sales tax exemption forms;
  • Support internal and external audit requests by providing account analyses and support for selections;
  • Support CSD billing as required;
  • Create schedules for internal tax reporting;
  • Support other departments: Order Entry, Sales, Warehousing and Service
  • All other duties, as needed or required.

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Strong Excel skills, ability to create Pivot Tables and V-lookups for analysis
  • At least three years' general ledger accounting experience is required
  • Working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
  • At least three years' experience working with a fully integrated ERP system (MS Navision preferred)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Team player and have ability to work independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout Company organization
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
  • Working knowledge of foreign currency and translation

Please send resumes to or call (517) 546-5627

Express Office: Howell (Brighton)
2160 Grand River Annex
Suite 200
Brighton, MI 48114
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