Staff Accountant in New Iberia, LA at Ardco

Date Posted: 1/21/2023

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Job Description

The Company

Heico has a history of success. Since its founding over 40 years ago The Heico Companies has grown from a single business to over 78 separate companies through a strategic acquisition policy, and by reinvesting its earnings into internal growth and new prospects. Historically talented at restoring distressed companies, Heico strategically targets acquisitions that will complement its ever-growing portfolio of companies in manufacturing, construction, and industrial services.

These four core operations are organized into groups: Applied Solutions Group, Construction Solutions Group, Industrial Technologies Group, and Metal Processing Group. Once acquired, new Heico companies are assigned to a group and run on a stand-alone basis, allowing for great independence as well as the opportunity to share knowledge about markets, production processes, and management practices across other Heico groups and companies.

Heico continues to seek out new opportunities and maintain its standard of success. The Heico Companies has remained a privately held company since its creation and maintains a majority ownership in each of its operations, which generates more than $3.3 billion dollars in revenues. Many of our businesses are certified Woman-owned Business Enterprises (WBE).

More information about the overall organization can be found at

The Position

The Staff Accountant is an entry to mid-level position responsible for ensuring that all transactions of our businesses have been properly accounted for and creating accurate and timely financial records for the organization. The Accountant will perform a variety of tasks in the Company’s ERP system to include running queries, reports and data maintenance and validation, as well as preparing Journal Entries for Balance Sheet Accounts and Balance Sheet Reconciliations. He or she will also assist with the Month End Close Process and Month End Reporting and Analysis.

Key Performance Areas

§ Assist in the day to day maintenance of the general ledger and related sub-ledgers.

§ Prepare reports or extracts from the general ledger and/or sub-ledger used to support the close process.

§ Conduct more complex month-end close procedures including preparing journal entries related to prepaids, recurring entries, payroll, and corporate charges.

§ Provide audit and clerical support for the physical inventory.

§ Provide information for year-end audit, budget planning and year-end tax kit.

§ Prepare and process payroll and coordinate with payroll provider on tax filings.

§ Review and process warranty claims.

§ Assist in implementation of finance initiatives.

§ Pay invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing disbursements; obtaining authorization of payment.

§ Obtain revenue by verifying transaction information; computing charges and refunds; preparing and mailing invoices; identifying delinquent accounts and insufficient payments.

§ Resolve account discrepancies by investigating documentation; issuing stop payments, payments, or adjustments.

§ Demonstrate process improvement mindset to improve processes, workflow and reporting of the company’s Financial Reporting Controls framework.

§ Develop and maintain department control documentation.

Job Requirements

Experience and Education:

§ Experience: 3+ years of experience in accounting

§ Education: Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or finance

§ Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal communication.

§ Technology: Strong working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems.

Other Requirements:

§ Strong Attention to detail and ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

§ Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and project management skills.

§ In depth understanding of accounts payable processes, cash management, and general ledgers.

Supervisory Responsibility - This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work - This is a full-time position. Typical work hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Travel – Minimal travel is expected for this position.

Work Environment - The position operates in a professional office environment using standard office equipment such as computers, iPads, phones, copiers and filing cabinets.

Physical Requirements - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.


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