Job Description


Westlake Royal Building Products Windows Division is actively seeking a self-driven, energic and dynamic Senior Accountant. The position will be responsible for the comprehensive accounting functions of specific manufacturing assets with a strong emphasis on inventory control and variance analysis.  Duties include recording, reporting, analyzing and communicating financial activity and results.  Senior accountants are expected to work fairly independently to become the financial and accounting expert in his/her area.


May include, but are not limited to, the following:

Operational Accounting

  • Responsible for the accounting of a specific manufacturing plant including complete ownership of the P&L, Manufacturing Statement and Balance Sheet accounts
  • Preparation of monthly variance analysis and reporting packages for various Management team
  • Responsible for monthly forecasting and annual budget preparation

Other Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and support activities across locations and departments. Manage multiple deadlines and respond quickly to management requests. Identify and lead continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensure adherence to and effectiveness of internal control in own area of responsibility. Facilitate internal and external audit needs
  • Responsible for several division level tasks including revenue reconciliation, capex and PP&E rollforward reporting
  • Research and application of technical US GAAP requirements. Other ad-hoc duties and analysis as assigned by Manager


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with 5 plus years of progressive accounting experience in public accounting or industry is required
  • CPA, CMA, or Master’s degree preferred
  • Cost accounting experience is a plus
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment working with A/P, General Accounting, Payroll, Inventories, Fixed Assets, Cash Accounting, Financial Analysis & Reporting and Multi-plant and budgeting is also preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required
  • Must be comfortable presenting to Management and communicating results across multiple levels within the organization
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines, and perform self-review of work product for quality in a dynamic environment
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Knowledge of JD Edwards and BPC reporting system preferred



While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office.  This position may occasionally be asked to visit the manufacturing operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators.  Travel up to 10% including air or auto travel.

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