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Paccar | Columbus, Mississippi
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Job Description

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates.  PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services - you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


PACCAR Engine Company's $400 million engine manufacturing and technology facility is located in Columbus, Mississippi.  The engines produced at the Mississippi plant are PACCAR Engine Company's most fuel-efficient and highest-technology diesel engines.  PACCAR Engine Company is excited about this superb site and the opportunities it provides to PACCAR Engine Company, our customers, dealers, supplier partners and the people of the State of Mississippi.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Actively involved in various month-end financial close processes, including journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations
  • Manage supplier EDI accounting transactions
  • Work with Accounts Payable Supervisor to prepare various metrics and schedules for monthly management reports
  • Accounts Payable functions, including coding, 3-way match, and posting invoices
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research, follow up and make corrections of discrepancies
  • Accounts Payable related research and timely issue resolution
  • Work with purchasing to prepare pricing settlements
  • Work directly with suppliers to maintain positive relationships
  • Special projects as assigned by the Accounts Payable Supervisor, including year-end closing activities
  • Lead team oriented projects to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements
  • Provide accounting support for operations
  • Maintain updated accounting procedures
  • Participate in internal control reviews, including Sarbanes Oxley documentation and testing.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 3 years accounting experience required with a Bachelor's degree.
  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Deadline oriented and ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Ability to research and problem solve
  • Solid understanding of accounting concepts
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills, attention to details
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with co-workers and others

Additional PACCAR Website Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Internal Information

The grade range is 22-23 depending on experience.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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