Accountant

Avery Dennison
Full time Full day
Mentor, OH

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.  

Job Description

We have an immediate need for a degreed Accountant to join our dynamic accounting team. The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, at least 2-3 years of accounting experience with payroll accounting in their background; strong skills in Microsoft Excel; ability to multitask while maintaining accuracy and composure; strict attention to detail; excellent verbal and written communication techniques; superb organizational skill; a positive attitude along with a professional demur and a willingness to learn.

Primary Responsibilities:

Position will perform financial analysis and general accounting duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Posting of weekly and semi-monthly US payroll from ADP into the various general ledgers. Produce and distribute weekly overtime reports.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual AIP (bonus) calculations for Graphics, Reflective, Tapes/Vancive, and all other North American LPM divisions.
  • Monthly closing – prepare various payroll journal entries, related but not limited to, ex-patriots, vacation accruals, bonus accruals, payroll taxes, etc... Prepare accurate and timely account reconciliations.
  • Ownership of Corporate Service Center Allocation process. This includes but is not limited to creating the standard monthly entries on an annual basis and ensuring accurate invoicing on a quarterly basis.
  • Prepare quarterly and year-end corporate schedules.
  • Treasury administrator – password resets, review inactive accounts, etc.
  • Implement process improvements related to payroll processing.
  • Assist in the coordination of SOX activities related to payroll and treasury admin functions
  • Ad hoc reporting
  • Other Corporate General Accounting duties as required.
  • Culture Alignment: drive evolution of accountability, collaboration, and trust across the organization and proactively link responsibilities to key OGSM metrics
  • Personal Development: utilize Avery Dennison Performance Management System and tools to improve professional and personal development.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Avery Dennison has a long history of being a market leader. Your experience is important to us. It should include the following:

Education + Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field required.
  • 2-3 years experience in Accounting or Finance with some payroll exposure
  • Team player with excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Must be willing to work overtime as required
  • Proficiency in PC skills (Word, Excel, etc…)
  • Exposure to Oracle ERP a plus
  • Strong demonstration of business ethics and integrity.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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