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Avery Dennison Accountant in Mentor, Ohio

Company Description

Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs more than 32,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2020 were $7.0 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

Job Description

Summary/Position Overview

We have an immediate need for an Accountant to join our dynamic accounting team. You will mainly work with one business unit, but will also support activities in other business units as assigned. You will be responsible for booking JE’s, completing reconciliations, and Corporate schedules as well as aligning with SOX requirements by providing needed information.

Primary Responsibilities

Position will perform general accounting duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Month Close: prepare various journal entries, review month-end balance sheet, review cut-off procedures, analyze operating expenses, clear and suspense accounts, run and reconcile Hyperion reports, prepare Quarterly Corporate schedules as assigned.

  • Perform accurate and timely balance sheet account reconciliations as assigned.

  • Standardize General Accounting processes, identify standard methodologies, and implement process improvements.

  • Coordinate Cost Rolls from Accounting perspective for sites in their area of responsibility.

  • Assist in the coordination of SOX activities for assigned Division(s) as required.

  • Monitor accounts handled by outside Shared Service Center.

  • Work with divisions and corporate on various special projects.

  • Prepare tax-related reports and year-end schedules as assigned.

  • Culture Alignment: drive evolution of Accountability, Collaboration, and Trust across the organization and proactively link responsibilities to key OGSM strategies. Strong demonstration of business ethics and integrity compliance.

  • Personal Development: utilize Avery Dennison Performance Management System and tools to improve professional and personal development.

  • Be able to run and edit as needed the BI Reports needed for their area of responsibility.


Minimum Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. Accounting Degree strongly preferred.

  • 4+ yrs accounting experience preferred; experience in a manufacturing company a plus.

  • Oracle Experience strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of US GAAP

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and Google sheets, specifically on the job experience with Macros, Pivot Tables and V-Lookup preferred.

  • Oracle, MFGPRO, and/or Hyperion experience a plus

  • Ability to work well in a team environment

  • Capable of working independently with minimal guidance

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Good Problem solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Superb organizational skills

  • Ability to multitask while maintaining accuracy and composure

  • A positive attitude along with a professional demeanor, and an ability to learn.

Avery Dennison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Avery Dennison is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent.

Additional Information

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

If you require accommodations to view or apply for a job, alternative methods are available to submit an application. Please contact 440.534.6080 or jacqueline.williams@averydennison.com to discuss reasonable accommodations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled