Sales Accountant

Job Posted: October 23rd, 2021

Location: New Iberia, Louisiana, US

ARE YOU READY TO MAKE A POWERFUL IMPACT?

Power UP YOUR CAREER WITH LOUISIANA CAT

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are searching for a Sales Accountant for our Power Systems business unit located in New Iberia, LA

YOU

The Sales Accountant will provide financial oversight to a diverse team of sales, packaging technicians, project managers, and others with an objective to meet sales and profit goals as well as achieve efficient operations within the business unit. The Sales Accountant will work as a lead accounting arm through all aspects of the sales transaction, financial statements and with inventory control. The ideal candidate will have a foundation in Finance and Accounting complemented by practical experience in business management.

YOUR CONTRIBUTION

  • Oversee, advise, and evaluate a dynamic sales force to achieve sales and profit goals;
  • Provide full accountability for financial statements, including P&L and GL statements:
  • Direct the purchasing, inventory, and production processes to ensure that orders are timely, accurately, and efficiently met;
  • Manage the bid, quote, invoicing, and collections process;
  • Coordinate freight and delivery of inbound products;
  • Directly supervise at least one employee;
  • Produce weekly, monthly, and annual production, sales, and financial reports;
  • Apply sound financial and accounting principles to all business unit processes;
  • Participate in principal trade and professional association activities to keep abreast of economic conditions and business opportunities; and
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

YOUR VALUE

  • You will develop and maintain long-term service relationships with our customers
  • You will serve as a valuable asset to the Parts, Sales, Service, Customer Service and Warranty departments
  • You will promote positive customer service according to Caterpillar and Louisiana Cat expectations
  • You will develop the tools and skills necessary to MAKE A LONG AND REWARDING CAREER with Louisiana Cat

MOST IMPORTANT QUALIFICATIONS

  • REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree in Business required; Bachelors in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • REQUIRED: Strong computer skills including MS Office such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook and Inventory software platforms
  • REQUIRED: Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers, and other employees of the organization
  • REQUIRED: Valid driver's license with clean driving record
  • HIGHLY PREFERRED: 5 years of sales and management experience

JOB FACTS

  • SCHEDULE: Monday Friday from 8am - 5pm
  • Will require physical movement as listed in the job description

SAFETY IN ALL WE DO

  • We require strict compliance with PPE (personal protective equipment) safety regulations
  • We maintain compliance with all Federal, State and Local safety and company regulations
  • All employees must follow all Company Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) procedures
  • Louisiana Cat is a drug-free workplace

WHY PEOPLE JOIN LOUISIANA CAT

  • We are known for service quality and unsurpassed customer relationships guided by our strong company values, culture and safety standards
  • We have energy, focus and passion delivering results because what we do impacts our customers each and every day
  • We are a critical infrastructure supplier working across Construction, Electrical Power, Forestry, Governmental, Heavy Equipment, Industrial, Landscaping, Marine Engines and Oil & Gas industries
  • We invest in training and development programs for our employees to build their toolkit and career paths here at Louisiana CAT
  • We offer competitive pay and benefits, paid holidays and vacation, employee incentive programs and 401(k) company match programs to meet family and work lifestyles

WHO WE ARE

Louisiana CAT is the only authorized Caterpillar Dealer for the state of Louisiana. We provide Caterpillar Equipment, Service, Parts and Engines to customers across a wide range of industries. We are guided by our strong company culture, safety standards and activities in the communities in which we operate. We seek out employees who are inspired by our timeless values, thrive in growing company environment and want to become a part of a dynamic company backed by 85+ years of success. We have 23 locations across Louisiana and the Gulf South with Corporate HQ located in Reserve, LA and Power Systems HQ located in New Iberia, LA.

To BE The Best...We HIRE The Best. POWER UP and Click RED button "APPLY For This Position" on our Louisiana CAT Careers Page https://www.louisianacat.com/careers to be considered for open roles at Louisiana CAT and affiliate companies. #LouisianaCATCareers #NowHiring #HiringOurHeroes #HiringTheBest

Louisiana CAT (Louisiana Machinery Co, LLC) and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). M/F/D/V and we proudly hire U.S. Veterans.

Louisiana CAT (Louisiana Machinery Co., LLC) uses E-Verify and complies with I-9 employment eligibility requirements of all new hires. Click here for your rights - https://www.e-verify.gov/employees

Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO Law Supplement: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf



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