Accountant I in Lincoln, Nebraska

Company: Raven Industries


Accountant I
For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to solve great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and aerospace markets. Our purpose is to Solve Great Challenges. Our purpose is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provides profitable growth opportunities, and aligns with our corporate values. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Raven is publicly traded on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker symbol RAVN. The Company has earned an international reputation for innovation, product quality, high performance, and unmatched service.

Employing approximately 900 team members, Raven is represented by three business segments, each with unique customers, products, and markets served
Applied Technology (ATD)
Market leader in the precision agriculture equipment ma ket, driving innovation in the marketplace
Focused on both domestic and international markets
Engineered Films (EFD)
Market leader in multi-layered specialty industrial films
Focused on the following markets:
Agriculture, Construc tion, Energy, Industrial, and Geomembrane
Aerostar (AERO)
Market leader in stratospheric balloon technology
Trusted partner of Google on Project Loon

Raven aggressively competes on four Dimensions of Competition: Quality, Service, Innovation, and Peak Performance. Deeply connected to our culture and values, Raven's four dimensions are the foundation on which we do business and set ourselves apart in the marketplace.



POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Accountant I reports directly to the Assistant Controller. The primary objective of this accounting position is to provide professional level accounting within area of support. Apply principles of accounting to record financial information and prepare reports.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

80% General Accounting
Perform accountant functions within area of support - such as fixed assets, general accounting, or financial reporting.
Verify, compile, and classify financial information.
Prepare entries into accounts and document business transactions.
Perform account reconciliations.
Ensure compliance requirements are monitored and met.
Assist with maintaining internal controls documentation and testing.
Drive processes within area of support - such as cash management and treasury, fixed asset accounting, payroll accounting, or financial reporting.
Prepare audit support and interact with independent auditors.
May support subsidiary (domestic or international) accounting.

20% Technical Accounting
Assist in maintaining financial policies and procedures.


Assist in research accounting topics such as how to account for complex transactions
Assist in researching & applying new accounting guidance as it is issued and adopted by the company

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
CPA or eligible to sit for CPA exam and interested in pursuing certificate is preferred.
Experience in a related position, or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
Specific skills, proficiencies, and knowledge in field related to position, as identified by department leadership.
Ability to work with confidential information and documentation with discretion.
Basic knowledge of accounting principles and GAAP.
Proficiency with a computer, including Microsoft Office and applicable accounting software. Experience with web-based applications is beneficial.
Strong organizational and problem-solving abilities.
High level of patience and service.
Ability to be flexible and multitask.
Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
Limited travel may be required.



COMPETENCIES:

Model collaboration and commitment
Focuses on team success before individual success
Strong collaborator capable of managing indirect rela tion ships effectively
Accountability for Results
Translates goals/objectives into actionable plans to deliver results
Exhibits a strong drive and focus on achieving budget com mitments
Tactfully assertive, comes to the discussion with a point of view
Foster change and innovation
Seeks solutions that improve process effectiveness and drive continuous improvement
Actively works to develop processes where processes are lacking
Create value for customers
Anticipates and responds to changes in financial trends
Intellectual curiosity drives pro-active preparation and ac tion planning
Demonstrate business acumen and business agility
Demonstrates functional proficiency in finance and account ing
Exhibits the ability to work professionally and effectively in ambiguous situations

LOCATION:
Based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota For additional information on Raven Industries or to apply on-line go to http://ravenind.com/careers.

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