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Accountant III in Shelbyville, TN at Calsonic Kansei

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you looking for a place to contribute your knowledge and skills with ability to build a strong future? CalsonicKansei is a tier one automotive supplier located in Middle TN and all over the world. We are a strong believer of promoting from within. Join our team, and become a part of something big!

  • Competitive starting pay and benefit package
  • Paid time off
  • 401k match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Bonus and Merit programs
  • Endless opportunity!
  • Holiday Pay




Under general supervision, the Accountant III position analyzes, classifies and reviews accounting transactions including complex accounting problems and financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting principles. May have lead responsibilities for special projects. Accountant III may maintain general ledger, month end and year end closings and report results to higher management. Also position may function in a lead capacity over general/cost accounting functions but not as direct supervisor.


• Responsible for maintaining the general ledger accounting structure, updates and generates new reporting structures to meet the needs of management.
• Month end closings responsible for journal entries, financial statements, coordinating financial information and distribution of books. Analyze data for accuracy each month.
• Responsible for reconciling intercompany and related party accounts for outside audit confirmations.
• Responsible for processing all manual invoices and debit memos into the system and maintaining mapping of accounts to products to record sales properly.
• Communicates frequently with internal and external contacts on various issues.
• Consult with Sales/Purchasing about price changes and past due accounts.
• File Sales and Use Tax Returns and process 1099 reporting requirements.
• Maintain REQ3000 System approval paths.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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 office environment.


Job Requirements


The incumbent must:

• Have a BS/BA in related discipline and generally 5 – 8 years experience in related field --or- 
• MS/MA in related discipline and generally 3 – 5 years experience in related field. 
• Have experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications. 
• Have strong analytical, communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs and work independently. 
• Be able to pass all background checks and pre-employment tests, including any required drug test. 
• Be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information s/he encounters.

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


Intermediate to advanced experience (beyond basic data entry) working with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint, and other presentation applications and/or software.

CKNA reserves the right to revise this Job Description, as it deems necessary.


CalsonicKansei is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all employment decisions based entirely on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other legally protected group status.