Job Information

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. Sr Accountant in Home Office, Texas

At Greenbrier, we do the hard work that matters. The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE:GBX) is powering the movement of products around the world as a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of freight rail and marine transportation equipment and services.

Greenbrier’s heritage of hard work and industrial innovation is celebrated at every level of our organization. We structure our business to support teams that deliver innovative solutions for our customers while positively impacting the world around us.

Greenbrier’s success begins with people. We believe in supporting our global workforce through our unwavering attention to Safety, Quality, Respect for People and Customer Satisfaction. These values are rooted in our IDEAL commitment, which promotes Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access, and Leadership, creating a culture where employees are engaged and feel good about coming to work every day. A diverse, qualified, and engaged talent base is the key to our success.


The Senior Accountant performs monthly close duties, analyses, assists in the preparation of internal and external reporting and collaboratively works on process improvement and efficiencies. The Senior Accountant assists with annual inventory counts, other operations related projects, and is primary contact for intercompany reporting and settlements.

Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform the following essential duties satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned to address business needs and changing business practices.

  • Prepares elimination journal entries for division consolidations, journal entries and monthly reconciliations for parent company

  • Assists in the preparation of monthly management reporting

  • Performs internal control self-assessment testing

  • Works as liaison between Corporate Accounting and other departments and subsidiaries to assist in improved workflow and accuracy of information

  • Prepares supplemental schedules for internal management reporting, quarterly and annual governmental reporting and monthly consolidated financial statement package.

  • Control general ledger of seventeen (17) operating branches and two (2) administrative branches


The following generally describes requirements to successfully perform the assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field

  • 5+ years’ experience

  • Proficient knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and internal controls

  • Proficient in computer applications including Microsoft Outlook and Word with advanced proficiency in Excel

  • Ability to learn a variety of computer systems and applications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

  • Experience with complex consolidations and cash flow statements

  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics and One Stream

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position will sit in their home office.

Physical Activities and Requirements

Frequency Key

Not Applicable: Activity is not applicable to this occupation

Occasionally: Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0- 2.5+ hours/day)

Frequently: Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5: 5.5+ hours/day)

Constantly: Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hours/day)

Working Postures

Sit: Constantly

Stand: Occasionally

Walk: Occasionally

Bend: Occasionally

Kneel/Squat: Not Applicable

Crawl: Not Applicable

Climb: Not Applicable

Reach Forward: Occasionally

Reach Upward: Occasionally

Handling/Fingering: Occasionally

Lift / Carry Requirements

5-10 lbs: Occasionally

10-25 lbs: Occasionally

25-50 lbs: Not Applicable

50-75 lbs: Not Applicable

75 > lbs: Not Applicable

Push / Pull Requirements

< 10 lbs: Occasionally 10-25 lbs: Not Applicable 25-50 lbs: Not Applicable 50-75 lbs: Not Applicable 75 > lbs: Not Applicable

EOE including Vet/Disability

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Greenbrier makes reasonable accommodations in the application and hiring process for individuals with known disabilities, unless providing accommodation would result in an undue hardship. Any applicant believing that he or she may need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact Greenbrier Human Resources at or call us at 503-684-7000.

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ID 2023-1809

Company Gunderson Rail Services, LLC

Location Home Office, TX

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Accounting/Finance

Remote Eligibility Yes