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Staff Accountant

Location: Monroe, Georgia, United States
Job ID: R0007970
Date Posted: May 27, 2022
Segment: Smart Life
Business Unit: Hitachi Automotive
Company Name: Hitachi Astemo Americas, Inc.
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Entry Level
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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On January 1, 2021, Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Showa Corporation and Nissin Kogyo Co., Ltd. merged to form Hitachi Astemo, Ltd., a world-leading mobility solutions provider focusing on advanced mobility technologies within the fields of electrification, autonomous driving, and connectivity to help reduce environmental damage, decrease traffic accidents, and improve comfort.  The name "Astemo" is derived from the words "Advanced Sustainable Technologies for Mobility" and describes the mission of the integrated company to "provide a safe, sustainable and comfortable mobility life through technologies that contribute to an advanced and sustainable society". Our people are at the heart of achieving these goals, and we are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

We recruit and develop people from diverse backgrounds who can bring their skills and experience to our organization and make us even more effective.  Own the Future and become a part of the team.  We have a current career opportunity as a Staff Accountant.

Essential Tasks:

1. Responsible for fixed assets preparation and capitalization. Maintain records of all expenses for CIP items until completion of projects and enter data into SAGE Fixed Asset System and ERP system.  Move completed items from CIP accounts to asset accounts and tag items that are capitalized.

2. Perform annual fixed asset audit.

3. Perform monthly reconciliation.

4. Develop and post monthly journal entries, along with any adjustments.

5. Support month end closing activities

6. Prepare monthly financial reports for review Provide assistance with Mid-Year and Year-End Audit reviews, pulling records for auditors and creating reports as needed.

7. Perform/support SOX testing

8. Comply with Internal Control measures in all financial activities.

9. Support and comply with all company policies, procedures, and standards through compliance, improvement and preventive measures.

10. Interact with other Accounting personnel on a daily basis and assist on special projects.

11. Perform related tasks as required or assigned.

Educational Requirements:             

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting Required: 

Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be considered depending on work experience



Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

  • Computer proficiency with MS software and expertise in Excel.

  • 3+ years experience using general accounting principles in a manufacturing environment.

Working Conditions:           

Pleasant office environment, primarily; moderately loud manufacturing environment, secondary.

Physical Requirements:       

Major portion of schedule is spent sitting, using hands to keyboard, write, and handling files and documents.  Clear and distinct speaking voice and hearing clear enough for understanding are required.  Moving about facility, standing to file and some stair climbing may be required. Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception are required.  Lifting limited to no more than 25 lbs.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Since we only hire the best and want to maintain a safe and pleasant work environment for all, final candidates are subject to drug screen and background checks. Hitachi is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job at Hitachi, please send the nature of request and contact information to [email protected]. Queries other than accommodation requests will not be responded to.

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