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Job Description

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company's dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with Corporate, Division and Plant policies for product costing, inventory valuation, and effective internal controls.
  • Assist with cost, reserve and accrual analysis.
  • Maintain and review cost standards to ensure accuracy.
  • Perform account analyses and reconciliations.
  • Prepare, review and analyze monthly journal entries.
  • Assist with periodic inventories and other team oriented projects to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements and cost reductions.
  • Perform internal control reviews and Sarbanes Oxley reviews as assigned.
  • Participate in year-end closing activities (i.e. prepare various 10-K, tax and audit schedules).
  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (CPA/MBA/CMA desired) required with 2 - 5 years accounting experience, preferably in cost accounting in a manufacturing or related environment.
  • Must be well organized with a strong attention to detail.
  • Must be effective and comfortable in team oriented environment.
  • Ability to work with ambiguous tasks.
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong proficiency with PC applications (Access, Excel, Word).

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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