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Staff Accountant (Hybrid)



When you are looking at a city’s skyline or any of the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. Perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. 

Guardian Industries is looking for a Staff Accountant to join our Controller’s Organization team in Auburn Hills, MI! 

We are looking for self-directed candidates that can manage multiple responsibilities, set priorities for themselves, meet deadlines, and who seek to improve processes along the way. If you are still growing in your Accountant career, we have meaningful work to do and opportunities to contribute! This position will work across the organization in a competitive atmosphere. Working effectively with cross-functional teams, embracing change, and being adaptable is crucial for success. 

**This position offers a hybrid schedule of 2-3 days per week in office 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Perform financial closing procedures in compliance with company policies and while meeting deadlines, variance analysis, and balance sheet account analysis 
  • Support the month-end close and liaison with the finance execution centers (Koch financial services and Leverage capabilities) 
  • Act as a subject matter expert on offshore processes, review and approve desktop procedures 
  • Analyze the financial statements for discrepancies and provide commentary for month over month change in account balances 
  • Provide ad hoc information support and analysis to other departments (Tax, Audit, HR, etc.) 
  • Seek and share knowledge, create value by identifying opportunities for process improvement and standardization; challenge the status quo 
  • Work with external auditors and support annual audit process 
  • Work across regions and capabilities to understand local regulations to help improve their processes

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Staff Accountant experience working in the General Ledger: Journal Entries, Intercompany Transactions, Account Reconciliations, Variance Analysis and supporting Month-End close 
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data manipulation/analysis and formula creation) 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Customer service, client engagement, or business support experience
  • Experience evaluating large data sets from multiple sources and providing analysis 
  • Experience in Microsoft Power Apps

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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