Jarden Corporation Accountant, Senior in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

the brands of everyday life.™

Jarden Consumer Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE:JAH), is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of branded consumer products including Bionaire®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®, Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, skybar® , Seal-a-Meal®, Sunbeam®, and VillaWare®.

We are a company with more than 3,600 employees in twenty-one countries who are committed to a set of core values that emphasize integrity, community service and entrepreneurship. For nearly 100 years, consumers have trusted our brands and products, and we're proud to be a part of their lives. Does this sound like the type of organization you would like to be a part of?


  • Assist with financial close including journal entry preparation, account reconciliations, audits, analysis, and reporting.

  • Support internal/external audit requirements on a quarterly/annual basis.

  • Communicate with various JCS departments and Jarden affiliates to obtain necessary information related to monthly close entries and reporting.

  • Various projects requiring development of reports and subsequent analysis utilizing Excel, Access, Showcase, and Hyperion Retrieve.

  • Use initiative to drive process improvements, maintain/review corporate policies/procedure manuals and ensure consistent implementation across business units.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field with accounting emphasis

  • 4-6 years of experience in corporate or manufacturing accounting

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards (AS400) or SAP preferred

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel (macros, pivot tables, and lookup formulas) and working knowledge of other Microsoft Office products

  • Database, query and reporting software (MS Access, Showcase, etc.) desired

  • Strong analytical skills and understanding of GAAP

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced atmosphere and work effectively under pressure and time constraints with a high degree of accuracy

  • Ability to work extended hours as necessary

Equal Employment Opportunity

We participate in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm

Salary Range: annual salary (DOE)

Apply @ https://erecruit.jarden.com

COMPANY: Sunbeam Products, Inc.

Requisition Id: 109603

Location: MS - Hattiesburg