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Sr Technical Accountant

Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: US - MN - Eden Prairie, US

Company: MTS Systems

MTS encourages employees to take ownership and responsibility for their career development.  We are glad you have decided to continue furthering your career at MTS by expressing interest in this role.


Primary Objective: Provide research and analysis of technical accounting topics to support accounting positions taken by the Company. Support the implementation of new accounting standards ensuring compliance with U.S. GAAP and SEC rules and regulations. Assist in the preparation of complex accounting analysis. Assist in preparation with quarterly filings including 10-Qs and 10-Ks. Provide ad hoc analysis as necessary.


Major Areas of Accountability:
1. Research U.S. GAAP and applicable SEC rules and regulations

2. Assist in the analysis and documentation of accounting conclusions to support accounting positions.

3. Support the adoption of new accounting standards, including analysis and documentation of the new standard.

4. Assist in the assessment of business and reporting impacts of complex accounting matters.

5. Assist in the review of the Corporate Accounting Policies, providing recommended updates as necessary based on changes in accounting standards.

6. Provide global training and guidance related to new policies and standards as they are adopted.

7. Assist in the preparation of quarterly and annual SEC reporting filings, including 10-Ks and 10-Qs.

8. Perform additional duties as assigned.



• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
• Five years or more of progressive accounting or finance experience, including public accounting experience with technical accounting research responsibilities


Preferred Qualifications:
• CPA desirable
• Manufacturing company experience
• Public accounting experience
• Experience with Hyperion Enterprise and SAP
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including ability to assess, analyze and document accounting positions
• Strong analytical, problem-solving and research skills
• Integrity, professional ethics and self-starter
• Highly organized, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple deadlines
• Team-oriented individual with the ability to work in high demand / output situations
• Ability to assess and implement process improvements



MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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