Senior Staff Accountant

CorTalent - Minneapolis, MN

Position Overview:

The Senior Staff Accountant is primarily responsible for providing accurate and timely processing of accounting transactions and job costing for the company, in particular for the generator divisions of the company. This position will also assist in month end and year end activities along with other special projects as necessary. This position is essential to the overall success of the company and will provide valuable experience and growth for those that wish to continue to advance their corporate accounting career at HM Cragg.

Reporting Relationship: The Senior Staff Accountant reports to the Controller and works closely on a day-to-day basis with other accounting staff.


Accounting Operations Support

  • Lead the development of job costing and analysis across certain divisions of the company
  • Manage and maintain accounts receivable and cash receipt applications
  • Process customer credit requests and RMA’s in a timely manner
  • Provide escalated collections support for past due receivables
  • Develop and maintain documentation of all key processes related to job costing and accounts receivable
  • Timely and accurate completion of reconciliations for certain balance sheet and key income statement accounts
  • Special projects related to process improvement, analysis, and financial reporting, as identified and needed
  • Other projects as assigned

Generator division accounting support

  • Process accurate invoicing in compliance with GAAP for all generator equipment and service sales
  • Responsible for reconciling freight and startup estimates to actual costs
  • Responsible for reconciling Generac paid claims for startups, warranties and preventative maintenance and closing out corresponding work orders
  • Assist and provide oversight with the registration of startup services, and timely startup and warranty submissions to Generac
  • Responsible for monitoring and periodic sample testing of Generator service invoices to ensure they are completed timely and accurately
  • Responsible for ensuring generator parts inventory is accurate and a physical count is performed on a regular basis



  • A critical thinker and a problem solver
  • Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, examining, improving and streamlining work process
  • Innovative problem solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve issues and complaints
  • Passionate about meeting deadlines, To Do’s and objectives in a timely manner which may require more than a standard 40-hour work week
  • Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing
  • Willingly offers support and help to other colleagues in times of need
  • Ability to multitask and thrive to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
  • Thrives on building and maintaining a professional rapport with all internal and external company related interactions
  • Personable professionalism whose strengths include cultural sensitivity and an ability to build rapport with a diverse population
  • Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues
  • Attention to detail and accuracy for company and accounting purposes

Personal Attributes

  • Demonstrates honesty, confidentiality and integrity in work and relationships
  • Demonstrates servant-based principles with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrates innovation/creativity in work
  • Possesses strong work ethic and takes ownership of both company and client goals/objectives
  • Focused on understanding, meeting and exceeding customer expectations
  • Focused on collaboration and teamwork for the mutual success of the company and its employees

Travel expectations: No travel necessary

Posting Qualifications:

  • 4 year College degree in accounting
  • 2-4 years prior experience
  • Efficient in using Microsoft Suite of products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, ERP and CRM software proficiency required
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Communicate effectively with multiple levels of personnel internally and externally.
  • Ability to work in an organized, self-directed manner

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. HM Cragg reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

HM Cragg offers equal employment opportunities to all based upon individual merit and without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, veteran status, disability, marital status, age or any other protected characteristic.

Posted On: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

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