Staff Accountant

Pentair - Cary, NC (30+ days ago)3.7

Company Overview

At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. We deliver the most comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables people, business and industry to access clean, safe water, reduce water consumption, and recover and reuse it. We help ensure water is clean when returned to the environment. Whether it’s for fitness and fun, healthier homes, better flood control, safer sky rises, more sustainable ways to farm, or safe drinking water for those who need it most, we won’t stop until the world’s water is managed the best way possible.

From approximately 130 locations in 34 countries, Pentair’s 10,000 employees are united in our unwavering belief that the future of water depends on us. Our 2017 revenue was $2.8 billion, and we trade under the ticker symbol PNR.

Job Summary

Pentair is growing fast and we need your help! If you are a critical thinker, you have excellent Excel skills and are looking for your next challenge, check out this opportunity. Pentair is currently seeking a Staff Accountant to join our team in Cary, NC. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for the preparation and distribution of various financial related reports.

We will:
Create career growth and rotational opportunities within various areas of finance
Pay competitively
Provide on the job training and mentoring in Pentair’s proven best practices
Offer health benefits & coaching
Support your long term retirement goals through a competitive 401K matching and stock purchase plan
Offer employee discounts
Protect you with life insurance and other options
Tell you more about all the great benefits – just ask!

You will:
Identify opportunities for process improvements in the finance process
Be responsible for Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable reports and reconciling to General Ledger
Reconcile bank accounts and intercompany balance sheet accounts
Coordinate intercompany settlements
Develop, recommend for approval, implement, monitor, and maintain and distribute accounting plans, procedures, and policies
Work closely with month end closing activities
Perform month-end account reconciliations with accuracy and on a timely basis
Ensure that relevant internal control requirements are met and comply with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Ensure that the company meets or exceeds Federal, State, and Local governmental laws, ordinances, and regulations in all areas of responsibility
Work closely with your manager in developing your goals and objectives

Job Requirements & Skills

You should:
Have earned at least a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance
1-3 years of professional experience in accounting
Have advanced Excel capabilities
Be a team player that is respectful and professional
Have an analytical mindset
Be a clear, accurate and effective communicator
Have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from finance leadership
Thrive in an environment where you will solve practical problems and implement solutions
Be flexible and be able to work under time constraints and deadlines

We like, but don’t require:
Experience utilizing a large ERP (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards…)
Fixed Assets and/or manufacturing experience

The employee may travel periodically to other company sites for training.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.