General Ledger Accountant (Reno)

EP Minerals - Reno, NV (30+ days ago)3.0

EP Minerals, a U.S. Silica company, mines, processes and markets quality diatomite, perlite and clay products. We are one of the top producers and distributors of diatomaceous earth and Bentonite clay worldwide. Our products are used as filter aids, absorbents, functional additives and soil amendments. EP Minerals products are used in a wide array of applications including food & beverage, swimming pool, biofuel, landscape, sports turf, insecticides, energy, paints, plastics, automotive, and many others. EP Minerals also produces patented water purification media and arsenic removal products. Our business is global and we ship direct to nearly 100 countries worldwide. Our substantial ore reserves, multiple manufacturing sites, rich new product pipeline and global distribution network position us for continuous growth well into the future.

EP Minerals is owned by U.S. Silica, a leading producer of commercial silica used in the oil and gas industry, and in a wide range of industrial applications. Over its 118-year history, U.S. Silica has developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable it to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 200 products to customers across our end markets. The Company currently operates nine industrial sand production plants and eight oil and gas sand production plants. The Company is headquartered in Frederick, MD. and also has offices located in Chicago, Ill. and Houston, Texas.

The GL Accountant is based in Reno and reports directly to the Accounting Manager. The candidates' responsibilities will include assisting in the monthly and quarterly closings, including general ledger analysis and journal entries. Maintaining fixed asset ledger as well as managing the capital process for Finance. This position will also support the company's annual audits.

Job Functions:
Prepares monthly special reports as required, reviewing each for unusual changes or fluctuations
Strong understanding of the debts and credits process, identifying and correcting errors as needed
Supports the general ledger and other subsidiary financial ledgers
Supports month end close, which includes but is not limited to journal entries, corrections, allocations and making sure invoices have been posted correctly
Assist in reviewing and explaining variances in the results
Maintains reconciliation of fixed asset, capital and accumulated depreciation balance sheet accounts
Summarizes and analyzes accounting and forecast data and prepares periodic reports that provide insight into the company's performance related to capital
Maintain the fixed asset depreciation schedules
Assist with the year-end audit, help facilitate in internal and external audits; prepare schedules and other required items
Preparation of annual real and personal property tax affidavits required by various counties
Assist with annual budgeting process
Assists in the preparation of periodic financial forecasts, as requested
Asist with ad hoc projects as needed

Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
CPA License preferred
3-5 years of progressive experience in accounting with a recent focus on general ledger support
Experience in manufacturing or production industry highly preferred
Exposure to cost accounting highly preferred

Job Skills:
Exposure to General Ledger activities including but not limited to journal entries, account reconciliations and audit processes.
Interest in learning multiple disciplines within the Finance organization
Flexibility to take on ad-hoc special projects as needed
Experience in preparing state and local taxes and licenses
Organization and strong attention to detail
Strong problem-solving skills
Knowledge of sales and use tax for multi jurisdictions
Customer support focused
Strong oral/written communication skills
The ability to work independently.
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