Business Unit: Corporate Function

Finance Shelbyville, Tennessee


JOB TITLE:   Accountant III



The Accountant 3 position is a senior level accounting position and can be responsible for various job duties within the department.  Typical duties include Balance Sheet preparation, Profit and Loss Statements, and other financial reports.  Responsibilities also include analyzing trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.  Position reports organizations finances to managements and offers suggestions about resource utilization, tax strategies and assumptions underlying budgets/forecasts. 


 Position requires demonstrated knowledge of a variety of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the Accounting field.  This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and is able to work independently under minimal supervision.  Position also performs a variety of complicated tasks and may lead and direct the work of others.  A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.




  1. Prepares asset and liability entries by compiling and analyzing account information
  2. Documents financial transactions by entering account information
  3. Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options
  4. Summarizes current Balance Sheet status by collecting information, preparing formal reconciling reports and coordinating with other affiliate companies where appropriate
  5. Substantiates financial transactions by auditing documents
  6. Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures
  7. Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information
  8. Maintains financial security by following internal / J-Sox controls
  9. Prepares various analytical reports for financial reporting validation
  10. Tracks KPI performance and leads team in achievement of goals
  11. Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policies and regulations
  12. Complies with Federal, State and local financial legal requirements based on instruction by Management
  13. Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information confidential
  14. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks
  15. Accomplishes the result by performing the duty
  16. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed



The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification



This work is performed in a general Headquarters office environment.  This position will interface with all functional areas throughout Global operations.



The incumbent must:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance


  • Professional Certification (CPA,CMA) or Master’s Degree a plus


  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience (preferably 5+) or 3 years with advanced degree is required for this position


  • Goal-oriented that mirrors company’s progression/succession planning


  • Excellent interpersonal communication.


  • Ability to maintain confidentiality requirements


Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.



Experience working with ERP systems and Microsoft Office.  Accounting, Corporate Finance, Reporting/Research Skills, Deadline Oriented, GAAP/IFRS, Time Management, General Math Skills.