UniCarriers Americas Corporation
  • 210 - Accounting & Finance
  • Marengo, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(K)

Staff Accountant

UniCarriers Americas Corporation

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Job Description                                   

Responsible for timely and accurate sales and use tax filings for 50+ jurisdictions; payroll and fixed asset related journal entries, reconciliations, maintenance and reporting; coordination, maintenance and administration of annual capital budget; government surveys.


  • Prepares sales/use tax filings and reconciliations, work with applicable functional areas to ensure compliance and coordinate audits.
  • Tracks Illinois use tax. Reviews invoices to ensure appropriate sales tax is charged.
  • Prepares monthly fixed assets and construction in progress journal entries, reconciliations, and reports.
  • Performs bank and payroll reconciliations monthly.
  • Coordinates, maintains and administers annual capital budget and spending process and associated reporting and analysis.
  • Audits fixed assets in accordance with established schedule.
  • Completes government surveys.
  • Validates cost savings initiatives.
  • Reconciles intercompany transactions monthly.
  • Cross trains and supports other functional areas within Accounting to improve departmental operating efficiency.
  • Performs various other duties as requested.
  • Always acts in a professional and courteous manner, representing highest standards of business conduct; exhibits a positive attitude, sharing information with co-workers as appropriate and works to promote a cooperative, productive teamwork environment.
  • An expert on the job, makes the most of knowledge and experience and works to learn new duties; assists with training of others; and adapts to changed conditions quickly and easily.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a minimum of three years accounting experience.  
  • Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, organized, accurate and able to prioritize.
  • Position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment.   

 Technical Skills: Microsoft Office including Word and Excel required; Access knowledge a plus. Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics AX, FAS, and CCH Sales Tax Office desired.


Company Overview

UCA's corporate headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Marengo, IL which is about 30 miles east of Rockford and approx. 30 miles west of Schaumburg. 

While the UniCarriers name has only been around a short while, the story of our company is, in reality, the history of three companies that span more than 100 years.

  • Barrett Industrial Trucks was founded in 1914, and was a pioneer in bringing a new generation of electric powered equipment to the material handling market.
  • TCM founded the forklift manufacturing industry in Japan, producing the first ever Japan-made forklift in 1949.
  • Nissan Forklift began operations in 1957. With its acquisition of Barrett in 1988, it became the first Japanese manufacturer of all five classes of material handling equipment in the U.S.

Today, UniCarriers provides forklifts throughout the world. The UniCarriers Americas facility in Marengo, Illinois, sets the standard for forklift manufacturing. And we continue to push the envelope, bringing new technology and innovation to our equipment...and the material handling industry.

UniCarriers employs over 4,400 employees worldwide. UCA offers its employees and their families a comprehensive and very competitive benefits package. Benefits that are offered to employees and their families include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • 401(K) Savings Plan (Including company match)
  • Training & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending /Dependent Care Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Company Paid and Optional Life Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
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