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Staff Accountant

Waverly, IA, US

About the Position:

Title:  Staff Accountant

Department:  Global Business Services (GBS)        

Reports to:  Accounting Manager

Location:  Waverly, Iowa



Position Overview 

The Staff Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal control including journal entry preparation, intercompany, month-end closing activities, account reconciliation, and reporting.      




  • TMS accounting activities including journal entries, account reconciliation, cash management, financial analysis, cash forecasting, intercompany, and data management.   
  • Non-TMS accounting activities in the areas of general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, fixed assets, and travel expense.  In addition, this position integrates non-TMS activity into standard GBS processes.
  • Intercompany accounts receivable and accounts payable activity including reconciliation, confirmation, accruals, issue resolution, accurate reporting, settlement, and budgeting/forecasting.
  • Fixed asset maintenance for business units supported by GBS including additions, transfers, and disposals.  In addition, month-end closing of fixed assets including depreciation entries.
  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported timely per Corporate closing calendar.  Completion of these responsibilities in accordance with GBS checklists:  monthly closing, account reconciliation, journal entries, and HFM.
  • Procedure documentation and internal control testing.
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend/implement process improvements.
  • Customer service - provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or will consider current Accounting major graduating in December 2020
  • 0 - 3 years of progressive accounting, with some internal control experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of GAAP
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving and resolution skills
  • P.A.
  • B.A.
  • Proficient in Oracle



  • Occasional travel up to 5% to support business segments.




Location: US-IA Waverly HR 

Department: Finance 

Job ID: 9204 


Terex Overview:

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!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.