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Accountant

For more than 110 years, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative, award-winning products and systems to build everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to home improvements.

USG's nearly 9,000 employees are committed to the highest levels of customer satisfaction and quality in everything we do.

Our steadfast commitment to the company's core business values – innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity, efficiency and safety – have helped us become the company we are today.

And looking to the future, USG employees are very optimistic – in fact, 97% of professional employees surveyed in 2013 have confidence in the company’s strategic objectives and 96% are confident in senior leadership.
 
As a company with $3B in revenues, we’re big enough that our professionals have the resources to make a difference – and we’re small enough that you’re not just a number.

You’ll work on key initiatives and build strong relationships across the company to successfully complete vital projects that will drive the future of our company.
 
USG offers work-life balance, promotion from within, low turnover, exceptional benefits, a dynamic environment, and the ability to explore career opportunities in different functional areas within the company.

Find out more about growing your career with USG at http://www.usg.com/content/usgcom/en/about-usg/careers.html.
You can also visit https://www.facebook.com/USGCORP to learn more about what’s happening at USG.
 
Job Description:

The Accountant - Operations Accounting is part of a team of accounting professionals that is responsible for completing the daily / monthly accounting, inventory control and reconciliation and Project Accounting functions for all manufacturing locations (Gypsum Company, USG Interiors and CGC) and warehouse locations.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

This position performs the following for all manufacturing locations and warehouse locations (as appropriate):

• Complete all monthly, quarterly and annual accounting entries required to close the books and to complete the individual plant cost books;

• Complete all Oracle Project Accounting activity including project creation, transaction review and correction, reconciliation and reporting;

• Maintain the schedule for and performing all physical inventory reconciliations;

• Handle closing for all warehouse locations which include the reconciliation of inventory to the GL, freight accrual balancing, distribution of product group variances and other necessary GL entries to close the books.

For approximately 15 locations the team will perform all purchasing and receiving transactions into inventory.

In addition, all shipping and billing transactions will be performed in a manor to ensure accurate and timely product costs;

• Identify and implement process improvements and automation within the Operations Accounting department’s accounting and finance ...




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