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Date: Jul 3, 2018

Location: Tupelo, MS, US

Company: Leggett & Platt Incorporated

Are you naturally analytical?  Do you enjoy the challenges that come with accounting in a manufacturing environment?  Our group in Tupelo, MS is looking for a Branch Accountant to join their team.  If you are detail-oriented, and looking for a great place to work, then this is where you want to be.  Click here to apply!


What will you be doing?

  • Coordinate the monthly financial close. Functions include inventory valuation, inventory-in-transit reports, posting inventory, re-class journal entries, review freight coding, P&L, and general ledgers.
  • Ensure all accounting functions are in compliance with company policies and GAAP.
  • Prepare and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy and completeness.
  • Maintain the standard cost system, financial scrap reports, and branch reporting.
  • Maintain control over fixed assets and Capital Expenditure processing.
  • Responsible for Daily Inventory Cycle Count and management of scheduled Physical Inventory(s).
  • Support SOX Compliance and Audit Branch Procedures.
  • Oversee Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Inventory Control functions.
  • Assist with implementation of new programs and initiatives with management team.


We’re looking for someone with:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Experience in accounting in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understanding of GAAP, MRP II, and Sales and Operations Planning.
  • Ability to design and implement programs that ensure GAAP compliance.
  • The ability to organize multiple priorities, tasks, and deadlines effectively.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience in Excel, Word and Microsoft PowerPoint.


Reasons you’ll love it here:  Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package.  While benefits may vary by location, we typically include:  medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and discount stock purchase plan, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts, and more. 


Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

Nearest Major Market: Tupelo

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Accounting, Payroll, Finance

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