Staff Accountant

Patrick Industries, a publicly traded company headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, invites you to join a team of dedicated Team Members who are passionate about delivering high-quality products and exceptional customer service. As a leading manufacturer and distributor of components and building materials serving a diverse range of markets across the United States, our commitment to innovation, quality, and sustainability has positioned us as a high growth, diversified and empowered Team of more than 10,000! Your adventure awaits!


Patrick Industries is hiring Staff Accountants to join our growing Teams! Staff Accountants utilize hands-on accounting experience and comprehensive understanding of accounting principles and company practices to analyzing, interpreting and communicating cost and expense spending variances throughout the Teams they support!


Responsibilities and Duties:

Staff Accountants are responsible for supporting Division Controllers who have the oversight, leadership and coordination of accounting, financial reporting, financial management, business management and budgeting efforts as it relates to the operating costs of multiple facilities.  In this position, you will have exposure to Management and experience both manufacturing and corporate accounting activities.


Essential job functions will include: 

  • Preparing and delivering site specific analysis as it relates to variances, productivity, metric tracking (KPIs) and standard setting.  Variance analysis will include but not be limited to purchase price variance, inventory, actual to plan/forecast for operating expenses, accruals to actual, etc.
  • Completing timely reviews of the system suggested changes to cost standards, including components of indirect cost.  Recognizing the importance of accurate costs in valuing inventory, calculating gross margin at standard, developing quotations, and identifying targets for improvement opportunities.
  • Reporting and analysis along with maintaining a robust controls and compliance environment in coordination with Internal Audit, Corporate Accounting and Treasury
  • Monitoring and confirming financial reporting accuracy by preparing account reconciliations each period that include meaningful information that is easily interpreted by internal and external auditors along with supporting audits (i.e. – observing physical inventories).
  • Providing support for revenue recognition, accruals, expense recognition, and capital spending in progress.  Communicating with those involved in processing transactions to continually improve accuracy and appropriateness. 
  • Developing ad hoc analysis towards interpreting cause and effect relationships that can be delivered to management for clarity and decision making.
  • Supporting the timely reporting of monthly financial and operational performance and the preparation of period plans and forecasts.
  • Maintaining current and clear desk procedures for all tasks.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • Candidates must have 2+ years’ experience in an Accounting related role
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint are required. ERP system experience is preferred
  • Experience to include general understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley Act is desired
  • Costing experience is highly desired as well as experience with Continuous Improvement Tools (i.e. – value stream mapping), Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in terms of being clear, concise, and professional with the ability to work effectively with a wide array of Team Members
  • Ability to quickly adapt communications in a variety of settings to meet the unique needs of multiple audiences
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple projects under tight deadlines and work independently with little to no oversight
  • Strong accountability and follow-through skills
  • Ability and desire to train and coach others to improve performance
  • Strong analytical/critical thinking
  • A high level of personal integrity (self-esteem, confidence, honesty, and respect) are necessary qualities
  • Align with Patrick Industries “BETTER Together” mentality by pursuing Balance, Excellence, Trust, Teamwork, Empowerment, and Respect within the organization


Benefits Include:

Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Insurances, Paid Vacation, 401K Match, Holidays, Fitness and Tuition Reimbursement


At Patrick Industries, BETTER Together is our commitment to being our best while striving to bring out the best in one another as we join forces Individually, as Teams, with our Business Units, with our Customers, our Communities and within our entire Patrick family.


Patrick is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Elkhart, Indiana, US, 46516

Work Arrangement:  on-site
Business Unit:  Patrick Industries Inc Corp

Nearest Major Market: Elkhart
Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend