Terex Corporation

Staff Accountant

3 days ago(12/11/2017 2:06 PM)
Job ID
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Posting Location
Waverly - IA - USA


About the Position

Title:  Staff Accountant

Department:  Global Business Services (GBS)        

Reports to:  Accounting Manager

Location:  Waverly, Iowa

Relocation:  Yes


Position Overview 

The Staff Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal control including journal entry preparation, intercompany, month-end closing activities, account reconciliation, and reporting.      


About Terex

Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining.  Terex reports in three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Cranes; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. For more information about Terex, its products and services, visit www.terex.com and/or www.facebook.com/TerexCorporation.


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  • TMS accounting activities including journal entries, account reconciliation, cash management, financial analysis, cash forecasting, intercompany, and data management.   
  • Non-TMS accounting activities in the areas of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, and travel expense.  In addition, this position integrates non-TMS activity into standard GBS processes.
  • Intercompany accounts receivable and accounts payable activity including reconciliation, confirmation, accruals, issue resolution, accurate reporting, settlement, and budgeting/forecasting.
  • Fixed asset maintenance for business units supported by GBS including additions, transfers, and disposals.  In addition, month-end closing of fixed assets including depreciation entries.
  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported timely per Corporate closing calendar.  Completion of these responsibilities in accordance with GBS checklists:  monthly closing, account reconciliation, journal entries, and HFM.
  • Procedure documentation and internal control testing.
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend/implement process improvements.
  • Customer service - provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or will consider current Accounting major graduating in December 2017 or Spring 2018.
  • 0 - 3 years of progressive accounting, with some internal control experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of GAAP.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving and resolution skills.
  • C.P.A.
  • M.B.A.
  • Proficient in Oracle.


  • Occasional travel up to 5% to support business segments.

Contact Information

All interested candidates should apply on-line at www.terex.com/careers.

Terex team members can apply via our intranet, but if you encounter a problem contact your local Human Resources representative.

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees.  We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.

The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.





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