SCHLENK is seeking Accountant / HR Generalist

SCHLENK develops and produces high quality and innovative materials for industrial customers. Our product range includes state of the art effect pigments, finished metallic inks as well as metal foils. Global production sites, a team of 900 people and a worldwide sales and technical service network makes us a reliable partner to our customers around the world.

To support our team at the US headquarters in Ashland, MA we have an immediate opening for a full time position as:

Accountant / HR Generalist
We are looking for a skilled individual to join our team in the accounting and HR department. You would be involved in a combination of HR as well as accounting responsibilities. Quickly you would become an important part of the team and work closely with the President and the Accounting Manager.

Your responsibilities

Human Resources, including

  • Become point person for employees for payroll and benefits questions
  • Organization and communication of benefits and annual renewals
  • Manage onboarding of new employees for Ashland, MA and Lawrence, KS sites
  • Keep HR procedures up-to-date and compliant

Accounting Responsibilites

  • Support regular accounting activities
  • Support intercompay accounting
  • Issue customer invoicing and credits

Payroll accounting, including

  • Process and prepare payroll journal entries
  • PTO accrual and managment
  • Becoming point person for employees for  payroll questions

Your profile

  • A 4 year degree in Finance or Accounting is required
  • Experience in Human Resource administration as well as Payroll
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work with a high level of confidentiality on sensitive issues related to personnel
  • Problem solving/judgement skills and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong Accounting and Technology skills
  • Willingness to take ownership in projects and tasks

Working with SCHLENK
As a family owned global company, we think in generations. We are focused on people, sustainable growth and innovative products. At SCHLENK you can be assured of a creative work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training as well as a competitive compensation with outstanding benefits (health/dental insurance, 401K retirement plan, vision and life insurance).

This is a full time position with a typical start of 8:00 to 4:30PM Monday through Friday.

Your application is preferred by email and should be sent to:

Schlenk Metallic Pigments • Human Resources • 40 Nickerson Road • Ashland MA 01721 • Email:
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