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Southwire Senior, Accountant in Villa Rica, Georgia

Senior, Accountant

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Date: Jun 10, 2024

Location: Villa Rica, GA, US, 30180

Company: Southwire Company LLC

A leader in technology and innovation, Southwire Company, LLC is one of North America’s largest wire and cable producers. Southwire and its subsidiaries manufacture building wire and cable, utility products, metal-clad cable, portable and electronic cord products, OEM wire products and engineered products. In addition, Southwire supplies assembled products, contractor equipment, electrical components, hand tools and jobsite power and lighting solutions. The company also offers digital solutions including contractor planning and utility grid resiliency as well as field services including cable testing, rejuvenation and replacement to support our customers as a value-add partner. We are proud to offer competitive compensation, employee benefits, tuition reimbursement and unlimited growth opportunities. Our more than seven decades of progressive growth can be attributed to our determination to developing innovative systems and solutions, exercising environmental stewardship and enhancing the well-being of the communities in which we work and live. How will you power what’s possible?

Southwire Job Description

The Senior Accountant is responsible for the financial data collection, performance analysis, and timely closing and reporting per the corporate closing schedule. The Senior Accountant will ensure that all financial and accounting policies are consistently and accurately implemented and reported with strict adherence to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

Key Responsibilities

· Prepare all financial activities, including specified entries/requirements for the monthly close-out process

· Review and analyze inventory, conduct research, and perform analytical studies regarding cost

analysis and profitability.

· Provide proactive financial support and analysis for plant management and operations finance team

· Prepare and report variance analysis and account reconciliations, recommend ways to reduce costs

· Maintain and process capital projects and fixed assets, including budgeting, project accounting,

reporting and disposals

· Update and monitor standard costs as required

· Prepare documentation for external auditors

· Participate in and ensure proper controls for monthly physical inventory counts

· Supports annual budget process and conducts special projects as required

· Ensure timely submission, accuracy, and validity of financial data to management

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is required. MBA or MPACC degree a plus. CPA or

· CMA designation preferred.

· 5- years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment requires years of experience

in budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.

· Previous experience with ERP systems SAP. Advanced, proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office

Suite with an emphasis in Excel a plus.

· Must possess excellent verbal and written communication, organization, presentation, interpersonal,

and project management skills. Muto multitasks and works well independently and in a team environment.

· Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.

· Onsite 3-4 days per week.

Required Education, Experience, and Skills

Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

Specialized Degree: Accounting & Finance

Years of Experience: 5

Field of Expertise: cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, experience in budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.

Preferred Minimum Education: Master's

Other Preferred Skills, Licenses, & Certificates: MBA or MPACC degree a plus

Reports To (Supervisor Title): Director, Finance Operations

Does this role Manage Southwire Team Members? No

Scope: Single Location

Travel: Domestic % of Time: Up to 25%

Workplace Setting: In Office / Onsite (4+ days a week)


Nimble Learning

Customer Focus

Plans and Aligns


Balances Stakeholders

Action Oriented

Benefits We Offer:

  • 401k with Matching

  • Family and Individual Insurance Packages (Health, Life, Dental, and Vision)

  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays

  • Long & Short-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Insurance Plans

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs

  • Advancement & Professional Growth opportunities

  • Parental Leave

  • & More

Southwire is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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