Accounting Analyst

Company description

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. is a company of diverse businesses unified by shared values and vision. We serve the agriculture, mining, industrial and water reclamation markets with a broad range of products and technologies, worldwide. Serving these customers well is a passion and a commitment-one which the people of Tessenderlo Kerley find rewarding, empowering and meaningful.

If you want the work you do to make a positive impact on the world in which we live, working alongside innovative, quality-focused people of vision, then Tessenderlo Kerley is the right place for you.

Job description

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Are you an accounting professional ready to make a significant impact and be part of a growing company? Join Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. as an Accounting Analyst and become a key player on our US Accounting team. Your expertise in credit management, cash application, financial reporting and process improvement will be highly valued. If you are eager to take on challenges, drive continuous improvement, are skilled in using SAP, and support strategic decision making, we want to hear from you!

As the Accounting Analyst for Tessenderlo Kerley, you will manage a broad scope of work in a complex, international accounting environment. Your responsibilities will include credit management, cash application, month-end close, management reporting, financial analysis, process improvement, internal and external audit support, ad-hoc analytical decision-making support, and special projects. This position reports to the Accounting Manager, with a dotted line to the Cost Accounting Manager, and is a key role on the accounting team. 

What you will do:

  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the A/R and Credit departments, with strong leadership and excellent communication skills. 
  • Provide support with specific month-end close processes to achieve financial reporting timelines. 
  • Analyze data in order to provide insight to local management and the corporate head office in Brussels. 
  • Prepare accurate and timely monthly financial reports. 
  • Propose and drive continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of A/R and overall finance and accounting to optimize accuracy and procedural efficiency. 
  • Assist with cash application and treasury functions as needed. 
  • Provide ad-hoc analytical support on special projects as required. 
  • Assist with the implementation of policy changes. 
  • Support managers with creating and implementing changes to work assignments, methods, or procedures to meet operational needs, improve accuracy and efficiency. 
  • Review and analyze accounting transactions to ensure accuracy and completeness, and provide assistance with training needs to the AP Specialists. 
  • Assist with monitoring delinquent accounts.
  • Collaborate with sales and initiate collection actions when necessary. 
  • Proactively keep manager updated on actions taken. 
  • Assist with the management of financial information and provide support for the annual audit process. 
  • Ensure compliance with the company’s financial policies, procedures, and internal controls. 
  • Address and answer questions from Tessenderlo Kerley's business units and Tessenderlo Group finance. 
  • Identify and proactively provide solutions for automation and process improvement while ensuring daily responsibilities are completed with detail, accuracy and timeliness. 
  • Provide backup for others within the accounting/finance department as needed. 


What we need from you:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related technical field, and at least 5 years of relevant work experience. 
  • Ability to work effectively as a diverse team member in a fast-paced and changing environment.  
  • Understanding of data and how transactions are summarized to produce internal/external financial reporting. 
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and the ability to add value to group outcomes through collaboration and developing effective working relationships.  
  • Experienced with US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards. 
  • SAP experience is a must. 
  • Advanced analytical skills and problem-solving skills, including pivot tables and VLookups. 
  • Hands-on approach with attention to detail, organization, reliability, and a “get it done” attitude.  
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Must be able to effectively delegate work to others and handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment. 
  • Positive attitude, good communication skills, assertive and strong team player. 


Why join Tessenderlo Kerley:

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Why Join Us?

  • Work/life balance
  • Fun and rewarding environment
  • Learning, development and teamwork
  • Community involvement/outreach
  • Challenging and meaningful work
  • Benefits & Rewards:

  • Medical-Dental-Vision-Prescription (Low employee premiums!)
  • 401(k) plan with dollar-for-dollar matching up to the first 5% of employee contribution
  • 401(k) company retirement contribution at year-end, up to 4% of annual base salary
  • Short-term incentive awards based on measured performance criteria
  • Life Insurance (2x annual base salary)
  • Paid vacation and sick time, and 10 paid holidays per year
  • Tuition Reimbursement: Up to $5,000 per calendar year (non-taxable)
  • Adoption Assistance: Up to $7,500 in reimbursement assistance
  • Paid maternity and parental time off
  • Business Travel Life & Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Telemedicine program for you and your dependents
  • Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Company referral program

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. is part of Tessenderlo Group (Euronext: TESB), a global industrial group that focuses on agriculture, valorizing bio-residuals, machinery, mechanical engineering, electronics, energy, and industrial solutions for water management. At the heart of the strategy of Tessenderlo Group lies the conviction that “Every Molecule Counts.” In everything we do, we seek to further valorize and add value to our products and processes. For more information about Tessenderlo Group, please visit

Tessenderlo Kerley, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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