Finance - Accountant

Miami, OK 74354, USA Req #1851
Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Scepter, a Myers Industries Company (NYSE: MYE), is a leading manufacturer of portable plastic containers for marine, consumer and military applications. Through smart choices and smarter design, the business doubled in size, started winning innovation awards, and earned a full 95% of the global marine fuel tank market. For the military, Scepter developed better packaging for the safe handling and storage of heavy caliber ammunition, converting from metal to plastic as the new standard. Their military fuel can is known by armies the world over as a “Scepter Can.”   When Scepter turned its attention to the retail market, the company soon became trusted throughout the world for producing rugged, ergonomic, and easy-to-use fuel containers. Steady growth and expansion ensured Canada operations were strengthened with the purchase of a key facility in the heartland of America. 

Job Overview

The Staff Accountant interacts with department heads and members of our Corporate Finance department to ensure that financial information is available for making timely and accurate decisions.  This includes actively participating and/or leading the implementation, continuous improvement and maintenance of systems, policies, procedures and standards to ensure reliable reporting and to streamline business processes.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with month end closing, including preparing and posting monthly journal vouchers
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist with the accumulation of operational data and preparation of analytical comparisons to current year, plan, prior year and forecast data as identified
  • Assist with the determination of the reporting and analysis needs of the finance department and creation of standardized reports to obtain the needed data
  • Complete other ad hoc requests for financial, variance, and forecast analysis
  • Assist with the adherence to Myers Industries, Inc. Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Program
  • Provide support to internal/external audit requests
  • Assist with the development of quarterly forecasts
  • Provide input to periodic financial presentations


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong knowledge of PC spreadsheets, word processing and data base applications (Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point preferred) with knowledge of Blackline a plus
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with good problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently
  • Team Player


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance, with 2-4 years of related experience
  • Certified Public Accountant preferred but not required.


Working Conditions

  • Typical office environment


Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.   
  • The employee regularly is required to walk, climb or balance, and talk and hear.   
  • The employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.   
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.   
Myers Industries, Inc.  is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin.

Other details

  • Job Function Finance/Accounting/Tax
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Miami, OK 74354, USA