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Accountant (General Accounting and Internal Control)

Waverly, IA, US

Job ID: 456 

Location: US-IA Waverly HR 

Department: Finance 



The Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal control including journal entry preparation, intercompany, month-end closing activities, account reconciliation, and reporting.  In addition, this position has key financial analysis and project related responsibilities.    



  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported timely per Corporate closing calendar.  This position is ultimately responsible for coordination and execution of month-end closing.
  • Accounting activities including period maintenance, create/post journal entries, intercompany, F/X, IC aging analysis, checks issued analysis/reporting, and payroll analysis/reporting.
  • Checklist owner: Monthly Closing, Account Reconciliation, Journal Entries, and HFM.
  • Complete monthly general ledger account and bank reconciliations along with resolving open items.
  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliation support: A/R, A/P, IC Loan Statement.
  • HFM: uploads, roll-forwards, supplemental schedules, budget, forecast, cash forecast.
  • Financial analysis across all areas of AR, AP, and GL to identify trends and potential financial reporting issues.
  • Cash Forecasting - owner of GBS cash forecasting process.
  • Audit coordination and main contact for internal and external audit teams.
  • Reporting: Balance Sheet, P&L, Operating Analysis, Balance Sheet Flux, Tax Trial Balance, Audit Requests, 10Q/10K, Corporate requests, Metrics, Government requests.
  • Backup role for supplier, customer, and account maintenance.
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend/implement process improvements.
  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.
  • Responsible for ensuring procedures are documented and internal controls in place.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in accounting.
  • Special projects to improve processes and expand the role of GBS General Accounting.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive accounting and some internal control experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of GAAP
  • Problem solving and resolution.
  • C.P.A. and/or M.B.A. strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in Oracle.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office suite.

TEREX is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University.  Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  Come talk to us!   


Nearest Major Market: Waterloo

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