Senior Accountant in ASSA ABLOY Group at Monroe, NC

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in 2022

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Job Board Alert 1/11/2022

Senior Accountant – Monroe, NC

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is seeking candidates for a Senior Accountant position based in Monroe, NC at the corporate headquarters.

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is a leading supplier of entrance automation solutions for efficient flow of goods and people. With global product brands such as Besam, Record, Crawford, Megadoor and Albany; we offer complete pedestrian, industrial and high-performance door solutions. We provide a wide number of products and services to a global clientele in more than 100 countries. ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems is a division within ASSA ABLOY, a Swedish company with over 47,000 global employees.


  • Review monthly and quarterly Avalara Sales and Use tax filings, and maintain registration in applicable tax jurisdictions
  • Respond to sales tax inquiries raised by internal customers and taxing authorities
  • Coordinate with external tax consultants on company responses to Sales and Use tax audits
  • Maintain mapping of company item codes to Avalara tax codes within ERP
  • Oversee fixed asset and depreciation maintenance in FAS software
  • Prepare annual property tax returns
  • Assist in monthly close procedures including:
    • Preparing and recording journal entries by compiling and analyzing account information
    • Review of preliminary income statement and key balance sheet accounts by division/entity to ensure financials are correctly stated
    • Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and ledger maintenance
    • Proactively research and resolve account variances and communicate resolution to divisional controllers as necessary
  • Work closely with multiple divisions finance and operations groups to respond to ad hoc requests
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of procedural documentation
  • Mentor/Train Staff Accountants and Accountants as necessary
  • Ensure all intercompany activities are correctly recorded and eliminate in consolidation including preparing inter-group statements and researchingesolving balancing issues
  • Work with the Controller on special projects requiring detailed activity analysis


  • Bachelor’s in Accounting required. CPA or CPA Candidate preferred.
  • Experience with multistate sales and use tax filing and compliance. Avalara experience a plus
  • Ideal candidate would have some combination of public accounting and industry experience or 5+ years of industry accounting and tax experience in an organization with multiple locations
  • Advanced MS Office user (Excel, Word, PowerPoint). VBA and Access experience a plus.
  • Exposure to large financial information systems such as Oracle, JDE, SAP, HFM or AX
  • Ideal candidate thrives in changing environment where structure is developing and procedures are evolving
  • Naturally possesses a “roll up sleeves” attitude where chipping in regardless of title is valued
  • Independent self-starter who can monitor own deadlines and easily shift focus when necessary
  • Relationship builder who prefers a collaborative work environment and is a comfortable communicator
  • Must be organized and open minded in evaluating solutions to problems / challenges

We are the ASSA ABLOY Group

Our people have made us the global leader in access solutions. In return, we open doors for them wherever they go. With nearly 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries, we help billions of people experience a more open world. Our innovations make all sorts of spaces – physical and virtual – safer, more secure, and easier to access.

As an employer, we value results – not titles, or backgrounds. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally.

As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.

Company: ASSA ABLOY Group

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Job Location: Monroe, NC

Application Deadline: N/A

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