Accountant, Financial Shared Services

Date: Aug 27, 2023

Location: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, US, 48314-3761 DETROIT, MI, US, 48226-3008

Company: Grainger Businesses

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

E&R Industrial, a wholly owned subsidiary of Grainger, is an innovative, full-line industrial supply distributor committed to brand name quality products, competitive prices, and on-time delivery. As a regional distributor of MRO products, including a deep portfolio of metalworking/cutting tool products and solutions, E&R provides outstanding product and technical expertise to the manufacturing industrial sector. The dedicated staff of professionals are proactive in creating cost effective solutions designed to meet and exceed the demands of our valued customers.

Position Details:

Reporting to E&R Industrial's Controller, you will be an integral part of E&R’s finance team and complete the closing of the monthly financial statements in addition to support the business teams with additional and ongoing reporting and analysis.

You Will:

  • Complete monthly closing process, supporting internal business and corporate financial requirements. This includes closing the financial system, posting necessary journal entries, performing appropriate analysis, and preparing schedules that support monthly packages. Perform monthly financial reporting, balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Ensure that financial statements represent the financial performance. Work with Finance management to complete the required narratives and prepare supporting documents. Prepare supporting documents for quarterly tax audit packages and yearly business audit packages.
  • Track and maintain Capital Investment and Fixed Assets.
  • Prepare and file monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Sales and Use Taxes.
  • Work with Financial analyst to support Ad Hoc analysis of P21 Data Warehouse.
  • Be financial liaison for system support and ledger maintenance. This includes both E&R and Grainger financial system ledger system.

You Have:

·       B.A Degree in Accounting/Finance, CPA a plus.

·       Experience in financial data analysis, minimum 2-3 years.

·       Strong financial data analytical skills

·       Strong teamwork and relationship building skills.

·       Solid understanding of accounting principles.

·       Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite and data analytics applications.

·       Knowledge and use of Epicor or SAP financial system a plus.

·       Experience in distribution a plus.

·      Ability to work 3 days a week in the office

Rewards and Benefits:

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger.

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Education assistance, including financial counseling, tuition reimbursement and low-cost degree options
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and more

DEI Statement

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.