Accountant

US-CT-West Hartford
# Positions
1
Category
Accounting / Finance

Position Description/Company Info

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for an Accountant to join our Finance team in West Hartford, CT. The individual in this role will support the FP&A Manager and Director of FP&A with a focus on Accounting and FP&A analysis.  Additionally, they will develop business partner relationships with functional area leaders and be involved in the creation and tracking of budgets and forecasts on the Legrand Holdings (LHI) and Legrand North & Central America (LNCA) consolidated level.  Mobility to anywhere in the US is a plus.

 

About Legrand

Legrand is a $5.8 billion global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

 

Employing more than 3,200 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  

 

Visit us at:

http://www.legrand.us

http://www.youtube.com/legrandna

http://www.linkedin.com/company/44580

http://twitter.com/legrandNA

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Qualifications

Education:   

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting, or related subject matter combined with experience.

Experience:  

  • 0-3 years of relevant experience.

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

  • Require strong organizational, communication, and time management skills.
  • Close attention to detail and the ability to multitask.
  • Ability to execute tasks in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Basic understanding of financial reporting and accounting principles.

Position Attributes

Main Activities:

  1. Generate, analyze, and post all monthly LHI journal entries with guidance from fellow Finance associates.
  2. Act as financial liaison to support the Legrand internal customer groups.
  3. Generate monthly account reconciliations with action plans to rectify reconciling items.
  4. Responsible for LHI entity billing, including but not limited to wage and PC inventory.
  5. Ensure accurate and timely reporting of LNCA activity to the US Government.
  6. Perform monthly financial variance analysis for LHI cost centers and distribute reports to cost center owners.
  7. Develop financial models using excel and the LNCA financial consolidation system to validate and error proof financial reporting.
  8. Participate in the budget and forecast process and provide finance support to functional cost center leaders; assist in the creation and completion of annual budgets.
  9. Manage fixed asset tracking and reporting of capital expenditures
  10. Perform ad-hoc project analysis to support LHI finance function.

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PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Mental Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Use written and oral communication skills
  • Read and interpret data, information and documents
  • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
  • Use math and mathematical reasoning
  • Observe and interpret situations
  • Learn and apply new information or skills
  • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
  • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
  • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work

 

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

  • Sit, walk and stand
  • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
  • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
  • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 

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