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Plant Accountant

Date: Nov 3, 2021

Location: ON, CA

Company: Leggett & Platt

We at Leggett & Platt Automotive are looking for a Plant Accountant to join our growing Automotive Team at our facility in Windsor, ON. We are a multi-billion-dollar globally diversified company that designs and manufactures various engineered components and products. Our growing automotive business unit, which exceeds one billion dollars in sales, is comprised of four main product segments with operations on three continents. Our customers include OEM and Tier 1 automotive companies.


In this role, you will report to the Controller. The Plant Accountant takes a leading role in branch accounting work, ensuring the accuracy of financial statements are in compliance with accounting standards, corporate policies and procedures, internal controls, and local statutory and US GAAP requirements. Duties include maintaining the accuracy of the general ledger and related financial statements, coordinating relevant aspects of the financial close process, performing account reconciliations and analysis to verify accuracy, journal entries, completing and issuing Corporate reporting, liaising with corporate functions, maintaining relevant internal controls, addressing audit requirements, and processing and reporting to meet local and Corporate tax requirements. This role will also provide first-level support to Administration staff.


What you will be doing?

reconciliations, review, approvals, controls, reports, etc.

  • Complete Corporate reporting requirements as needed (ongoing and ad hoc).
  • Ensure financial statement compliance with Corporate and regulatory accounting requirements.
  • Perform local tax accounting and reporting requirements.
  • Maintain relevant controls and address internal and external audit requirements.
  • Respond to ad hoc requests and report requirements as needed.


We're looking for someone with:

  • Post-secondary degree from an accredited University in Accounting, Finance, Business or related; Professional designation (CMA, CPA) preferred
  • 5+ years of finance and accounting experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive preferred)
  • Demonstrated understanding and application of accounting concepts and US GAAP
  • Experience leading financial close processes and issuing financial statements
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, demonstrated leadership abilities

Reasons you’ll love it here: Our company culture reflects values like integrity, ownership, and authenticity. We take these to heart, and if you do as well, you’ll fit right in.



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