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Senior Accounting Analyst

life insurance, flexible benefit account, paid time off, paid holidays, 401(k)
United States, Arizona, Phoenix
2211 South 47th Street (Show on map)
February 29, 2024

Who We Are:

At Avnet, relationships matter. We are a global, FORTUNE 500 technology distributor and solutions company that delivers design, supply chain and logistics expertise to customers at every stage of a product's lifecycle. Our employees have a front row seat to the latest innovations shaping the world we live in and the future we share. We're driven to help our customers around the world succeed and we do so by earning the trust of some of the biggest names in technology.

Working at Avnet means being a part of a global team. We work collaboratively and with integrity, doing business the right way. For more than a century, we have partnered together to help our customers, suppliers and teammates realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Experience what's next at Avnet!

Job Overview
Avnet is looking for an experienced Accounting Analyst to join our Americas accounting team. This critical role focuses on China Tariff reconciliations and certain revenue recognition transactions and involves detailed transactional research in SAP. You'll ensure accuracy and compliance with accounting standards and company policies, supporting various accounting tasks for Avnet's North American entities. It's an opportunity to play a significant role in a dynamic environment within a global organization.

Job Duties
Learn and actively engage in recording, processing, and analyzing China Tariff and certain revenue transactions, ensuring accurate financial representation.
* Conduct thorough transactional research within SAP, identifying and rectifying discrepancies and errors to ensure data accuracy.
* Utilize system applications to organize, manipulate, and analyze data for the preparation of journal entries and reconciliations related to transactions.
* Assist in various accounting tasks for Avnet's North American entities, contributing to financial reporting, analysis, and month-end close procedures.
* Collaborate closely with various departments to ensure timely and precise accounting information, fostering seamless cross-departmental communication.
* Partner with business areas to understand and resolve operational accounting issues, leveraging expertise to streamline processes.
* Prepare and record journal entries and account reconciliations
* Actively assess opportunities for process enhancements within accounting procedures, contributing valuable insights for improvements.
* Proactively engage in key month-end closing activities, ensuring a smooth and efficient process aligned with organizational goals

Job Qualifications
* Minimum of 3 years working in SAP systems is mandatory
* While an accounting degree is recommended, it's not required. However, candidates should possess experience in reconciling accounts and preparing journal entries.
* Intermediate skills in Excel, including pivot tables, vlookups, and formulas.
* Strong analytical skills with a keen attention to detail and the ability to solve problems effectively.

Work Experience:

  • Typically 3+ years with bachelor's or equivalent.

Education and Certification(s):

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience from which comparable knowledge and job skills can be obtained.


What We Offer:

Our employees work hard to live our values and help us grow. Our total rewards strategy supports Avnet's ability to attract, engage, develop, and reward our employees, while promoting a diverse and inclusive environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs - from time away and flexible working arrangements to programs supporting employee well-being and opportunities to give back to your community.

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • 401K and Pension Plan

  • Paid Holidays

  • Family Support (Paid Leave, Surrogacy, Adoption)

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance

  • Health Savings Account / Flexible Spending Account

  • Education Assistance

  • Employee Development Resources

  • Employee Wellness, Leadership Development and Mentorship Programs

Benefits listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Avnet.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Human Resources Service Center at (888) 994-7669.