AVL North America

Sr. Accountant - PEI

2 months ago


AVL is looking for a Sr. Accountant to assist with the Powertrain Engineering, Inc. division of the company.  This is a challenging role for a self-motivated team player looking to grow their career as part of a large international organization. This role will provide the candidate with an opportunity for growth overtime pending the meeting of depicted goals and expectations.  


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.



  • Assists Director of Finance with developing and maintaining policies of the department.
  • Provides vacation cover for the Accountant and Project Accountant.
  • Reviews general ledger activity to ensure complete and accurate financial reporting.
  • Responsible for managing the month end close for multiple legal entities.
  • Assists Director of Finance in Monthly / Quarterly / Annual reporting to head office.
  • Supports all aspects of the department’s day-to-day activities.
  • Assists in preparation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Assists in preparing year-end reporting package for multiple legal entities.
  • Responsible for coordinating annual external audit for the Powertrain department. 
    • Including assigning responsibilities for PBE completion.
    • Completing various PBE items
    • Manage and review overall audit timing and completion
  • Responsible for managing other external audits, e.g. sales tax
  • Assists Director of Finance with Government Rate Incurred Cost Model.
  • Assists with cash forecasting duties.
  • Assists with special projects as assigned by Controller and/or CFO.


  • Requires Project accounting experience in an ERP environment.
  • Requires Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Finance / Accounting.
  • Five to seven years of experience in finance / accounting required.
  • Strong finance / accounting background required in a medium sized company.
  • Accounting and finance software implementation experience preferred.
  • Accounting certification preferred.
  • Location is in Plymouth, MI


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