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Sr. Accountant

Date: Aug 26, 2021

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28273

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.



JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 21,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces, and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling of residential homes and non-residential buildings.

Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.


We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.



As a valued member of the corporate accounting team, the Financial Accountant will be part of a team responsible for accurate and timely accounting and monitoring of company’s cash, self-insurance charges, accruals, bonuses, and other assets and liabilities as assigned.


This position will be located either in the Klamath Falls, OR accounting office or in the Charlotte, NC headquarter and reports to the Financial Controller. We are considering remote candidates as well.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities


  • Prepare monthly journal entries not limited to amortization calculation for prepaid insurance premiums and all prepaids related to administrative departments, monthly self-insurance charges (WC, Auto, Property, Health, Life, etc.) and SGA intercompany charges, monthly accruals and other journal entries related to the assigned cost centers and insurance legal entities.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations.
  • Assist controller in the preliminary and annual audit performed by external auditors.
  • Assist controller with forecasting and budgeting for insurance.
  • Assist controller with quarterly reporting requirements and other special projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail and organization
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, and percentages.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures and support organizational goals.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing, and to work well in collaborative group environments.
  • Intermediate knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Excel, Outlook,
  • Ability to work remotely, participate in online meetings and presentations, and report to a manager at another location.




Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in accounting

One to three years’ relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Experience with Financial Accounting Software (OneStream, Epicor, SAP) is a plus

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte