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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:         Based in Waverly, IA (Flexible work arrangements available)


We are looking for an Accountant to join our Global Business Services team. Our GBS Team in Waverly supports all of Terex North American locations. In this role you will work as part of the key US accounting hub interacting with your global peers and corporate leaders. This role at Terex immerses highly talented professionals in challenging real-world projects which directly help drive business results at our global organization. Our rich beliefs in innovation and continuous improvement, paired with the diverse and creative mindsets of our team members, leads to the development of our best-in-class products, positively impacting the lives of people all around the world.


Our GBS Accounting team is a customer-focused group of professionals who work collaboratively to create standard work, stable processes, and value-added change.

Your opportunities:

Throughout your career with us, you will:

  • Be given exposure to a wide range of processes to support a business unit location that will develop your skills in technical accounting concepts
  • Quickly learn to apply your technical accounting knowledge to real world scenarios
  • Network with a variety of Terex team members across multiple functions while working on projects and assignments
  • Have access to opportunities for multiple levels of advancement within the Waverly location, as well as other US and International locations
  • Opportunities for travel, based on own personal desire
  • Flexible work arrangement program allows opportunities for eligible team members to adjust working hours and location

As part of our team, you will:

  • Utilize and broaden your US GAAP experience
  • Execute month end close responsibilities to include preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and financial analysis.
  • Support Terex’s external reporting requirements by submitting monthly/quarterly financial information and supporting details to our Corporate office
  • Accounting activities including period maintenance, create/post journal entries, intercompany, F/X, IC aging analysis, checks issued analysis/reporting, and payroll analysis/reporting.
  • Provide reliable information and analysis to support business unit operational needs
  • Take control of your career direction

Basic Requirements:

  • 0-5 years of accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A strong understanding of US GAAP


Location: Based in Waverly, IA (Flexible work arrangements available)

Department: Finance 

Job ID: 32681 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $3.1 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world, and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community. We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector – come join 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.

Nearest Major Market: Waterloo