Staff Accountant


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Located in South Charleston, WV

A South Charleston area industrial company is needing a Staff Accountant.


The Staff Accountant position will report to the Corporate Controller.  The candidate will have substantial interaction with the Plant Controller as well as members of the engineering department. The key responsibilities for this role are:

Fixed assets.  Assume total oversight of fixed asset accounting.  This will involve meeting with engineering and plant leadership to understand spending on capital projects and timing of assets to be placed in service.  Further, the candidate will lead the physical verification of fixed assets to ensure that our records are properly stated.

Exhibit the skills to provide insight to the “numbers behind the numbers,” and the associated actions required to drive value.  This will involve explaining fluctuations in SG&A and balance sheet accounts and help support reporting to both lender and parent.

Assist with monthly close process.  This includes recording journal entries to amortize prepaid assets, accrue , analyses, and account reconciliations. 

Support department by preparing documents and gather information for audits.

Responsible for completing state tax filings as required.

Candidate Profile & Competencies

An ideal candidate will have strong financial acumen and the desire to make career advancements within finance or accounting.  The candidate should have a team-minded attitude and help identify new approaches to improve efficiencies in the department and the company.  The candidate must be detail-oriented and have a “roll-up-the-sleeves” mentality.

Education & Experience

Undergraduate degree in finance, business, accounting, or a related area.

Have 1-4 of accounting experience with a preference for work with audit firm.

Intermediate experience with Excel (pivot tables, advanced formulas) and other Microsoft Office tools (including Word and PowerPoint).

Experience working with ERP required, SAP preferred


About Express:

Located in Charleston West Virginia since 1999, the mission of the locally owned Express Employment Professionals office has been to help people find good jobs and help businesses find good people. 

We help build your career by building relationships.

Express puts people to work in all types of jobs. When you work with Express, you build a relationship with a team of employment professionals in your community who have, in turn, built personal relationships with the businesses that are hiring. Whether you''re building a new career or looking for a short-term job to supplement your income, we offer the flexibility to work the way you want, and you''ll never pay a fee for our services and support.

We provide one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry, which includes medical benefits, holidays and vacation pay, referral bonuses, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

For more information about this job, apply now, or call the Express Employment office at 304.746.8888



Express Office: Charleston
47 RHL Boulevard
Charleston, WV 25309
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