Staff Accountant in Shreveport, LA at Welbilt

Date Posted: 7/3/2019

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Job Description

We’re looking for a driven, energetic, and motivated person in search of a meaningful career in the wonderful world of Accounting.  If this sounds like you, consider joining the •Welbilt family!

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market.We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

Under general supervision, the Staff Accountant provides accounting and business support services for the organization.  Prepares moderately complex elements of balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports.  Analyzes financial trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to assess future revenues and expenses.  Reports the Company's finances to management including suggestions about resource utilization and assumptions underlying forecasts.  Provides accurate management information on a timely basis for business decision making.  Performs other related duties assigned by management, as requested.

Reporting directly to the Controller, this position is based in Shreveport, LA*.

Major Accountability:

  • Performs a variety of accounting activities in accordance with accounting principles and standards to control the organization's financial resources to ensure that it complies with all relevant regulations and reporting requirements.

  • Prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, or other financial reports, as needed.

  • Analyzes trend data, costs, revenues, commitments and obligations to help develop future revenues and expenses.

  • Develops management reports of the organization's finances including resource utilization and assumptions underlying forecasts.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares and posts accruals and prepayments for Corporate Accounts.

  • Prepares weekly cash-flow forecasts.

  • Prepares month-end control account reconciliations.

  • Provides invoicing and approvals for Corporate Accounts.

  • Provides payment initiation for Corporate Accounts.

  • Prepares intercompany recharges, as needed.

  • Follows procedures and guidelines to maintain financial records and ensure that financial transactions are properly recorded.

  • Ensures accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and reconciles subsidiary ledger accounts to ensure an accurate statement of the Company's financial position.

  • Collects, compiles, verifies an analyzes financial information; prepares accurate and timely reports, profit and loss statements, balance sheets, depreciation statements, cash flow, debtor and creditor lists, repayment schedules, regulatory reports and filings, and/or similar financial data.

  • Analyzes costs, revenues, financial commitments and obligations incurred to assess future revenues and expenses.

  • May provide technical accounting advise within area of expertise to functional or operational area managers to assist in developing revenue and expense budgets, understanding financial reports, and managing financial responsibilities.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Accounting/Finance field.

  • Manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Must have working knowledge of an ERP system. Should have knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Fixed Asset software, Internet software, and order processing systems.

  • Experience in AS400 environment preferred.

  • The successful candidate must possess good verbal and written communications skills and be able to function as part of multiple teams in a fast-paced and multi-tasking environment. Must be highly organized and comfortable working with tight deadlines.

  • Must be dependable and quality focused.

  • Position will have interaction with internal contacts in Operations, Materials, Engineering, Purchasing, and Sales.

Working Conditions:

Normal office environment.

*Frymaster in Shreveport, Louisiana is an industry leader in the manufacturing of commercial fryer, fryer  filtration equipment (built-in and portable), foodservice equipment computers, water-bath rethermalizers and pasta cookers. The facility in Shreveport is a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem™, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by two service brands: FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,800 employees and operating 17 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 3,500 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit


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