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Accountant 2, DZMG


Texarkana, Texas (TX), US, 75505

Category:  Accounting/Finance
Work Area:  Onsite
Requisition ID:  1491



About Day and Zimmermann

At our Day & Zimmermann Munitions Plants, we know the stakes and We do what we say! ® We’re the team working behind the scenes to make sure our nation’s front lines have safe, high-quality ammunition. As a trusted premier manufacturer of ammunition to the U.S. Military, some of our capabilities range from production of direct and indirect fire, components, to special projects and beyond. With more than 120 years of experience behind us, it’s no surprise that our teams consistently exceed expectations! Come join in on our purpose – We put people to work, we protect American freedoms, and we help our customers power and improve the world!

Position Description

We’re looking for a full-time, staff Accountant, 2 to join our Day & Zimmermann team located in Texarkana, TX!


Performs accounting duties in various segments of the Finance department including general, property or cost accounting areas; assists in preparation of forecast and budgets as needed on a periodic basis.


As the Accountant, 2, here’s the work you’ll do:

  • Maintains the integrity of the general ledger and various subsidiary ledgers and registers such that they are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and cost accounting standards. Responsible for the monthly close process, preparation and posting of journal entries, reconciliation of accounts, account analysis and cost accounting (cost of good sold and overheads)
  • Assist Finance Director in preparation of forecasts and budget based on input from contracts backlog, Program and Operational management forecasts, and overhead expenditure budget and calculated rates by overhead pool type
  • Performs analysis of established accounting procedures and processes to determine economy, effectiveness and possible recommendations for improvements.
  • Reconciles work in progress, goods receipt and payable invoice clearing accounts
  • Prepares and submits invoices to customers according to contract terms, including the following up, collection, and allocation of payments.
  • Prepares accounting reports such as financial statements and supporting schedules, trial balances, under/over absorbed overhead, bank reconciliations, overhead budget vs. actual

This role is for you if you have these skills:

  • Regularly exercises initiative, independent judgment and discretion in the performance of duties.
  • Possesses and demonstrates familiarity with GAAP, CAS, FAR, DFAR, and applicable government regulations
  • Effective communication skills in both written and verbal form; excellent computer literacy.
  • Knowledge of budgeting skills/techniques.Ability to establish and maintain accountable records.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability.


And if you have these qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or related business field.
  • 4+ years of experience in manufacturing or industrial accounting
  • CPA a plus
  • SAP, Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills


In compliance with this state’s pay transparency laws, the wage range for this role is $75,120 - $ 112,680 This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. (The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements).


We care about our employees and it shows! Our staff receive a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical/Rx, dental and vision coverage; life, AD&D and disability insurance; Employee Assistance Program (EAP); flexible spending accounts; 100% paid maternity leave for up to 12 weeks, parental leave, family leave, other paid time off; voluntary benefits and discount programs to meet our employees’ individual needs including pet insurance for our furry family members!


To ensure a safe work environment while meeting the physical demands of the job, you must be able to perform the following physical and mental tasks, with or without a reasonable accommodation: 

  • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery.
  • Walking • Manual Dexterity (e.g. picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses fingers) 
  • Hearing
  • Talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time.
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language.
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.
  • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company’s office or worksite.


SO WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? APPLY NOW! Talent Acquisition Partner: Chris Pinto

Diversity, Inclusion & Equal Employment Opportunity


Day & Zimmermann is committed to maintaining an inclusive workforce, where employees are hired, retained, compensated and promoted based on their contributions to our Company. Our collective strength is rooted in over a century of diverse employees and businesses, commitment to success, and delivery on promises made. Federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity laws prohibit employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status and disability status. Day & Zimmermann is committed to providing an equal opportunity work environment in full compliance with these laws. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation in the application process, please email, and please specify which position you are interested in, including job title and location.

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