Senior Accountant
MTS Systems Corporation - Eden Prairie, MN

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MTS Systems Corporation is a leading global supplier of high-performance test systems and position sensors. The Company’s testing hardware and software solutions help customers accelerate and improve their design, development, and manufacturing processes and are used for determining the mechanical behavior of materials, products, and structures. Our high-performance position sensors provide controls for a variety of industrial and vehicular applications.

We are currently seeking a Senior Accountant to join our team!

Primary Objective:

Responsible for the General Ledger, Service Revenue Recognition and Fixed Assets.

Manages month-end, quarter-end and year-end close processes for General Ledger, Service Revenue Recognition and Fixed Assets.

Ensures compliance with Company policies and all external regulations.

Ensures proper audit and reconciliation practices and procedures are in place.

Major Areas of Accountability :

D evelops, executes and coordinates month-end, quarter-end and year-end close of SAP general ledger

Primary contact for internal, external and SOX audits of financial data; provides accurate information and responds to inquiries

Responsible for all corporate judgmental accruals including determination of appropriate methodology and communication of any needed changes, resulting in accurate and well supported preparation and posting monthly, quarterly and annually

Responsible for accuracy in accounting records and preparing account reconciliations in a timely and accurate manner, including understanding data involved, analyzing data to test adequacy of accounts and back-up support

Analyzes variances and assists with interpretation of financial reports and results

Leads process and system changes

Responsible for accurate, knowledgeable and timely recognition of Service Revenue

Ensures revenue recognition programs are correctly entered into SAP and are executed per plan

Primary contact for internal, external and SOC audits of financial data

Researches and understands GAAP requirements to ensure revenue is accurate

Leads process and system changes

Manages Fixes Assets function to ensure compliance with Corporate and external financial requirements

Responsible for asset inventory completed every three years

Responsible for verification of proper authorizations on all CEP requests and for timely posting of assets

Manages depreciation and verifies accuracy for fixed assets in SAP worldwide

Accountable for monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations of Fixed Assets for internal and external users

Leads process and system changes

Job Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent with minimum 5 years of professional level accounting experience.
· High proficiency in Microsoft Office, with emphasis on Excel.
· SAP experience a plus.
· Good analytical ability
· Strong written and oral communication skills



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