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Accountant I in Tampa, FL
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 3/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 2 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.


  • Perform month end close activities which include the preparation of journal entries, financial analysis, reclassifications, allocations and corrections for our corporate offices and plant locations through the performance of self-directed research, consideration of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and review of relevant financial data.
  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations, identify/resolve discrepancies and report financial misstatements in accordance with our accounting policies (GAAP) and SOX controls.
  • Prepare quarterly reporting requests including both standard and ad-hoc request inclusive of analysis to fulfill stakeholder needs.
  • Perform monthly P&L reviews for our locations, identify and correct misstatements and communicate root cause/remediation to our customers
  • Ensure Sarbanes Oxley compliance and GAAP are adhered
  • Prepare and support internal, external and tax audit requests and address/remediate findings.
  • Improve and maintain documentation and training materials for assigned responsibilities
  • Take part and assist in process improvement initiatives to capture efficiencies in our processes
  • Learn, prepare and support accounting activities in multiple general ledger systems for our locations
  • Participate in special ad-hoc duties and projects
  • Responsible for monthly review of Construction in Progress (CIP) account detail in accordance with GAAP and communication with project owners about status of project.
  • Responsible for capitalization determination and daily CIP and Fixed Asset transactions recorded in the General Ledger and the BNA Fixed Asset system.

Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting REQUIRED
  • 1-2 years of professional experience
  • Experience with corporate accounting and/or public accounting is a plus
  • Active CPA license preferred but not required 


  • Understanding of GAAP and the ability to interpret and apply these standards to determine financial misstatements
  • Understandings of SOX compliance and the ability to ensure our controls are operating effectively and mitigate risk
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to facilitate discussions of accounting treatments and outcome of financial analysis to other corporate departments and plant locations.
  • Strong aptitude for system technology and applications. Required understanding and use of Microsoft Office products.
  • Willingness to take on and assist with new and varied projects as they arise
  • Ability to multi task, stay organized, prioritize/meet deliverables and pay attention to details
  • Ability to perform work independently, identify errors and draw conclusions for corrections
  • BNA Fixed Asset software experience preferred but not required

Salary / Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance.
  • Company funded HSA.
  • 100% Company paid life insurance and short/long term disability insurance.
  • 401(k) benefit with 5% Company match.
  • College tuition reimbursement
  • Ongoing career training and development.


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