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Project Accountant - Robotics and Automation

Company: Hyster-Yale Materials Handling
Location: Greenville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

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Project Accountant - Robotics and Automation

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Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented Project Accountant-Robotics & Automation for our Americas Headquarters in Greenville, NC. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers, and employees for over 90 years.

The Project Accountant's Primary Purpose will be to:

The Project Accountant initiates and tracks all of the financial components of complex projects such as milestone invoicing, purchase order creation, initiating payment to partners/vendors, monitoring accounts receivable, inventory and everything in between for multiple projects having unique requirements. Create, process, review, and analyze financial transactions affecting the general ledger in accordance with GAAP, company policies, and other regulations. Maintain accurate reporting schedules and financial reports. Reconcile project control files with finance department schedules to ensure completeness and accuracy. Support revenue recognition activities including documentation, identification of accruals, and completeness of financial information. Contribute to internal, external, and various other audits throughout the year.

The Successful Project Accountant Will Provide the Following Key Accountabilities:

* Execution of the day-to-day accounting functions unique to the robotics business model, such as invoicing mile-stone payments, compiling and storing supporting documentation for milestones, validating sales packages, preparing purchase orders, initiating payments to vendors.

* Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial control files for revenue, expenses, accounts receivable, and cash collections.

* OEM inventory tracking and reporting

* Validation of HYG base truck sales order values, release of truck invoice and matching A/R offsets

* Assist external and internal auditors with their review and ensure that they are provided with all supporting documentation necessary for the completion of their review

The Project Accountant Must Meet the Following Minimum Qualifications:

* Minimum requirement bachelor's degree: Accounting strongly preferred

* Minimum of 2 years accounting experience, 1 year of project-based accounting strongly preferred.

* Knowledge and understanding of advanced industry accounting standards, principals, concepts and theory.

* Strong verbal and written communication/presentation skills. Ability to communicate effectively and fluently with management, functional department leaders and all other internal/external customers.

* Critical thinking skills, ability to move in a fast-paced fluid environment.

* Strong Computer Skills

Additional Information:

Incumbent expected to communicate effectively through various mediums (verbal, written) and to a broad audience throughout the company and beyond. Incumbent expected to accurately classify and report all financial transactions. Requires identification and resolution of recording issues including sales order errors, transaction processing errors with appropriate functional departments. Accuracy, efficiency, detail oriented, and critical thinking skills are essential. Must be able to identify unique criteria for each project and escalate special considerations when appropriate. Must be able to prioritize workload to meet contractually obligated (partner) deadlines and finance deadlines. Maintain strong communications with project management and recognize milestone triggers to ensure timeliness of transactions. Must be adaptable to rapid change and successful in working in a fluid environment



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Full time

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Travel Required

Primary Location

HYG US Greenville, NC (Headquarters)


1400 Sullivan Drive

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Relocation Assistance Available


We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.


Keywords: Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Greenville , Project Accountant - Robotics and Automation, Accounting, Auditing , Greenville, North Carolina

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