Staff Accountant at Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI)

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Job Description

Looking to start or grow your career in Corporate Accounting at a top area employer and industry leader with room to grow long term? This could be exactly the opportunity you've been searching for.

This position is based in the Global Finance Operations general accounting department. It will be responsible for handling general accounting transactions, various accruals and analysis, preparation of journal entries, and account reconciliations for North America. This position will also provide support for key projects, process improvements, system enhancements and SAP system implementations.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Participate in the accurate and timely closing of the monthly and annual financial figures
  • Complete monthly and annual assigned financial close tasks, including preparation and posting of journal entries and submission of financial information into with monthly results
  • Investigate accounting discrepancies and attend to customer inquiries
  • Accountable for the appropriate use of balance sheet accounts in compliance with policies and regulations
  • Complete monthly assigned account reconciliations by providing proper analysis and support
  • Research and resolve any reconciling items on a monthly basis
  • Participate in the execution and improvement of global accounting processes
  • Assist with implementing and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures
  • Ensure all processes are appropriately documented and assist in the on-going documentation of accounting policies and procedures
  • Identify productivity improvements to increase efficiency and accuracy
  • Provides support for financial system implementations
  • Acts as a resource in the training of other team members
  • Provides customer services such as investigating variances, providing detail of departmental charges and advising of financial procedures.
  • Through collaboration and teamwork, continues to leverage companywide resources via further migration of the Global Finance Operations model.
  • Supports the goal of providing outstanding customer service while maintaining financial systems of high integrity, ethical conduct and compliance with Company policies.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's in Accounting or related field
  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Typically requires 0 - 2 years accounting related experience
  • Strong Excel computer skills
  • CPA or MBA a plus
  • Self-initiative to continually expand knowledge, and process improve own activities and duties
  • Strong analytical, quantitative, and critical thinking skills
  • Desire and ability to independently take on new responsibilities
  • Knowledge of SAP a plus

This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor for position level and compensation.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process, please contact our services team at +1 (844) 404-7247.
More Information on Rockwell Automation
Rockwell Automation operates in the Hardware industry. The company is located in Milwaukee, WI, Cleveland, OH, Chelmsford, MA and Bellevue, WA. Rockwell Automation was founded in 1903. It has 22000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 107 open jobs at Rockwell Automation, click here.
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