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Brighton, Michigan - Posted on July 16, 2019
Published By Jennifer Andrews

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Now hiring a General Ledger Accountant in the Brighton, Michigan area!

Job Description

Direct hire position with our client who is a leader in the industrial measurement, inspection industry within various environments.

Salary range of $50.000 to $60,000. Direct hire opportunity. Seeking candidates with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, strong MS Excel skills, 3 years of general ledger accounting experience, 3 years of experience working with an ERP system (MS Navision is a plus) and a working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS.

This is a hands-on accountant position that interacts with all departments in the organization and is a key finance team contributor responsible for accurate revenue and costing. The accountant maintains records of assets and liabilities as it relates to the business operations. The accountant must be able to interpret and to explain product margin variances and review those variances to understand the reason and correct as necessary.

Key Areas of Responsibility:
Invoice all new system orders and handle complex billing;
Attend production meetings to drive and understand milestone billing;
Revenue recognition for new product and subscription based service and maintenance contracts;
Calculate and track internal and external sales commissions;
Reconcile deferred revenue and cost of sales provision accounts;
Align department/division dimension values with g/l accounts for proper reporting;
Interpret, analyze and investigate margin analysis by product line;
Performs and assists with month-end close, record month end accruals or releases as it relates to sales warranty or new system related provisions;
Manage all bank transactions:
Daily cash reporting;
Wire transfers;
Daily bank reconciliation;
Maintain user accounts.

Ancillary Responsibilities:
Collect sales tax exemption forms;
Support internal and external audit requests by providing account analyses and support for selections;
Support CSD billing as required;
Create schedules for internal tax reporting;
Support other departments: Order Entry, Sales, Warehousing and Service
All other duties, as needed or required.

Strong organization skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Team player and have ability to work independently
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout Company organization
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Working knowledge of foreign currency and translation

Core competencies (all employees):
Be pro-active
Broad minded and well informed in order to act quickly and resolutely
Be creative in finding solutions for our customers’ problems in both pre and post sales
Seek new knowledge
Pioneer new potential through self-study and insatiable curiosity
Eager to learn high-tech technologies
Communicate well
Harmonize diverse skills by thinking out of the box and communicating effectively with other
Listen to the customer requirements
Display integrity
Work with diligence and sincerity as a responsible individual
Treat others with respect
Embrace diversity
Welcome and value different talents, perspectives and diverse cultures
Avoid stereotypes and prejudices

If you’re interested in this General Ledger Accountant opportunity, please apply today!


- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
- Strong Excel skills, ability to create Pivot Tables and V-lookups for analysis
- At least three years’ general ledger accounting experience is required
- Working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
- At least three years’ experience working with a fully integrated ERP system

- MS Navision

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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