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Plant Accountant II

Company: La-Z-Boy
Location: Dayton
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Job Description:

Comfort starts with our 13,000+ team members across the globe, who are transforming the power of comfort every day. Our employees have the power to change lives, in our homes, work and communities. We foster an inclusive environment while honoring a legacy built on family, where everyone can be themselves.

If you are ready to join an industry leading organization where our people are the most important asset, and innovation propels us into the future, you're ready to take your seat at La-Z-Boy Incorporated.

WE BELIEVE IN THE TRANSFORMATIONAL POWER OF COMFORT Job Summary: This position is responsible for a wide variety of accounting and finance functions and is a primary accounting and finance partner with various leaders in their assigned business segment, assisting leadership with the annual operating plan, forecast, and actual reporting that enables management to understand the team's financial performance. This position's primary focus is supporting the assigned business unit by preparing financial reporting on each business unit's performance, recording journal entries/preparing account reconciliations, performing variance analyses, and monthly and annual forecast preparation. Job Description: KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
* Primary liaison between Accounting and leadership of various corporate business units. Regularly meets with leadership to assist in the preparation of the monthly forecast and the annual operating plan.
* Assists with the monthly closing of the corporate financial statements, including recording journal entries and preparing account reconciliations.
* Prepare and record non-standard journal entries in the general ledger system and complete reconciliations of related balance sheet accounts.
* Assists in the gathering of information requested by our internal and external auditors during interim and year-end reviews and SOX audits.
* Assist the business with analyzing their variances between actual results and forecast each fiscal month. Document and substantiate explanations for these variances for management review. Assist the business with monthly updates to their departmental forecast.
* Assists in the ongoing compliance with key internal control for areas of responsibility.
* Prepares basic management reporting documents. This includes identifying variances to the plan/forecast/prior year and communicating explanations.
* Participation in projects which may include, identifying and implementing process improvements which drive efficiencies, technical research, and ad hoc financial analysis.
* Initiates basic research on issues identified on respective areas.
* Supports accurate and timely reporting.
* Regularly communicates to business partners on basic financial concepts.
* Researches, analyzes, and resolves reconciling items and unreconciled differences identified during the reconciliation process.

This position is part of the Accounting department which ultimately is responsible for the Balance Sheet and Income Statement of their assigned business unit. Results will be used for internal management reporting, and the more complex accounting concepts which impact the company overall.

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with 2-4 years of related experience or equivalent.
* Strong attention to detail and deadline driven.
* Ability to effectively impact and influence others.
* Demonstrated ability to build and maintain solid relationships with other departments
* Must have strong analytical skills.
* Proficiency with Microsoft Office and exceptional Excel skills
* Knowledge of general ledger accounting systems
* Up to 10% Travel.

* Knowledge of U.S. GAAP accounting standards and the ability to communicate effectively to non-accounting personnel
* Oracle/E1 experience


Office environment / no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.

Communicate Transparently
Lead the Team
Impact and Influence
Deliver Results
Coach and Develop

At La-Z-Boy, we are committed to fostering an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We understand that our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible service, quality products, and is of upmost importance as we work together to Build Something Amazing.

OTHER DUTIES: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Weekly Hours: 40 Work Shift:

Keywords: La-Z-Boy, Cleveland , Plant Accountant II, Accounting, Auditing , Dayton, Tennessee

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