Staff Accountant

has an opening for a Staff Accountant at our Corporate Office in Carthage, MO. This position will be responsible for maintaining and analyzing accounts to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Coordination and analysis of financial information for a specified number of domestic and international operating facilities
  • Day-to-day contact with division accounting staff, operating managers and other corporate departments
  • Analysis and reconciliation of Balance Sheet and P&L; accounts
  • Review of accounting internal controls
  • Assisting internal and external auditors with analysis and reconciliations of accounts
  • Supporting the preparation of the consolidated financial statements and external reporting


  • Bachelor s or Master s degree in Accounting (a minimum of 15 hrs. of accounting is required)
  • Minimum GPA of 3. 30; GPA in major 3. 50

Desired Skills/Competencies

  • Excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Strong computer skills with demonstrated strength in Excel
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • CMA/CPA preferred

Leggett & Platt s accounting positions and corporate career progression prepare our accountants to advance to both Division Controllership and Corporate Accounting management positions. Division Controllership opportunities are at the Company s multiple Division locations across the United States. Minimal travel may be required.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. While benefits may vary by location, we typically include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and stock plans, tuition reimbursement, employee discounts and more.

Since 1883, Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) has been creating a wide variety of innovative products that can be found in most homes, offices, and automobiles. Today our growing company consists of more than 22,000 employee-partners in 120 manufacturing facilities located in 19 countries. We re not just hiring, we re building a better company. For more information, please visit .

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veteran/Disability Employer

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