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Senior Accountant- Aurora, CO


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?



Senior Accountant- Aurora, CO



Senior Staff Accountant is a key member of the accounting team responsible for the accurate recording, reconciling and presentation of financial information. This role performs all related accounting functions required to maintain the general ledger in compliance with the company’s consolidation manual and company policies and procedures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Month-end close responsibilities including preparation and posting of complex journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and analysis on a timely basis
  • Perform variance analysis and forecast balance sheet accounts
  • Resolve unusual monthly variances through investigation and communication with colleagues
  • Year-end closing responsibilities including preparation of schedules and reports for annual external audit
  • Initiate process improvement recommendations and drive projects to completion. Create and update related documentation
  • Cross-train with team members
  • Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Enjoys being challenged, are enthusiastic, detail oriented and shows sound judgement
  • Excellent interpersonal communication with the ability to work well within a team setting as well as with internal and external customers. Able to develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Ability to handle multiple concurrent tasks and meet strict deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate appreciation of and sensitivity toward a wide range of cultural and personal differences
  • Disciplined work ethic and the capability to handle multiple projects
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Integrity, humility, prioritize responsibilities and complete work timely





Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

CPA or CMA certification preferred



5+ years relevant general accounting experience required

Large international manufacturing experience preferred

Working knowledge and recent SAP experience

Advanced functions in Microsoft Excel





This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.  These may be added, removed, changed or reassigned as needed to accommodate business requirements.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer – M/F/Disabled/Veteran

Base Salary

$80,000- $90,000 a year 


Incentive Plan

Karcher Incentive Plan (KIP) - up to 10% of annual salary



Kärcher has competitive benefit offerings for all full-time employees, which include but are not limited to:

  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • Employee, spouse, and child life insurance
  • HSA and FSAs for health care, child care, and commuting
  • 401k matching up to 4%
  • Paid holidays (11 per year)
  • Flexible PTO for exempt employees; generous PTO for non-exempt employees


  • Paid sick time
  • Short and long term disability Insurance
  • Employee purchase program for all Kärcher retail products
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Headquarters location equipped with onsite cafe and fitness center


Fabiana Valbuena

Talent Acquisition Manager

Kärcher North America, Inc.

6398 N. Kärcher Way

Aurora, CO  80019



Nearest Major Market: Denver