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Company: Tenneco
Location: Paragould
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

DRiV Motorparts is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and --hlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race and every journey.

We are looking for an Accountant. The Accountant reports to Plant Controller and is responsible for ensuring financial records are accurately maintained for Manufacturing, Distribution and the Return Center and for providing guidance and support to these facilities and Corporate Finance via reporting and analysis of key measurements. Financial analysis conducted include comparisons of monthly, weekly and annual financial results and trends, compilation of forecasts and budgets; and financial analysis of any current issues. This position is also accountable for ensuring the validity of the standard cost of products produced.

The Accountant will be a valued member of the Finance department where we strive to promote from within wherever possible; therefore, opportunities for advancement are strong.

The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


  • Assist in preparing Annual Operating Plan for all 3 facilities in Paragould.
  • Determine OH Rates for product by identifying fixed and variable costs for departments and reviewing service allocation.
  • Prepare financial statements for daily, weekly, monthly, and annual reporting requirements for facility and corporate finance.
  • Complete month end close procedures and journal entries as assigned
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare financial charts for key measurements.
  • Monitor and maintain capital spending for facility.
  • Review and monitor inventory gain and loss.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly forecast with emphasis on production related costs (COGS, PPV, absorption, scrap, inventory, etc...).
  • Reconcile manufacturing variances to standards, variances to budget and new project proposals.
  • Assist in AP resolution with vendors.
  • Serve as critical backup support for Accounting Department Personnel.
  • Assists all facilities with any financial issues/concerns as needed.


    EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

    • 2-5 years of applied experience in accounting field, preferably manufacturing setting
    • Microsoft Excel experience is required.
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and meet demanding deadlines.
    • Ability to set goals and deliver timely and accurate results for self.
    • Communicate effectively with other functional areas and all levels within the organization.
    • Excellent leadership and team skills.
    • SAP experience preferred

      An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

      Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro

Keywords: Tenneco, Jonesboro , Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Paragould, Arkansas

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