Terex Corporation


Location US-IA-Waverly
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/16/2018 2:41 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Posting Location
Waverly - IA - USA


About the Position

Title:  Accountant 

Department:  Global Business Services (GBS)

Reports to:  Accounting Manager

Location:  Waverly, Iowa

Relocation:  Yes


Position Overview

The Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal control including journal entry preparation, intercompany, month-end closing activities, account reconciliation, and reporting.  In addition, this position has key financial analysis and project related responsibilities.    


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.





  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported timely per Corporate closing calendar.  This position is ultimately responsible for coordination and execution of month-end closing.
  • Accounting activities including period maintenance, create/post journal entries, intercompany, F/X, IC aging analysis, checks issued analysis/reporting, and payroll analysis/reporting.
  • Checklist owner: Monthly Closing, Account Reconciliation, Journal Entries, and HFM.
  • Complete monthly general ledger account and bank reconciliations along with resolving open items.
  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliation support: A/R, A/P, IC Loan Statement.
  • HFM: uploads, roll-forwards, supplemental schedules, budget, forecast, cash forecast.
  • Financial analysis across all areas of AR, AP, and GL to identify trends and potential financial reporting issues.
  • Cash Forecasting - owner of GBS cash forecasting process.
  • Audit coordination and main contact for internal and external audit teams.
  • Reporting: Balance Sheet, P&L, Operating Analysis, Balance Sheet Flux, Tax Trial Balance, Audit Requests, 10Q/10K, Corporate requests, Metrics, Government requests.
  • Backup role for supplier, customer, and account maintenance.
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend/implement process improvements.
  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.
  • Responsible for ensuring procedures are documented and internal controls in place.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in accounting.
  • Special projects to improve processes and expand the role of GBS General Accounting.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equiavlent industry experience
  • 3 - 5+ years of progressive accounting and some internal control experience.
  • Understanding of GAAP.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving and resolution.

  • C.P.A. and/or M.B.A. strongly preferred.

  • Proficient in Oracle.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite.

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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