Director of Accounting

Published
April 10, 2018
Location
Sauget, IL
Job Type

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Work with management team to track daily sales, production, and inventory requirements
  • Maintain and make recommendations to improve our system of internal accounting controls
  • Responsible for ensuring that company follows parent’s standard accounting practices and GAAP.
  • Works with parent company to complete local, state, federal income tax returns and insurance renewals.
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long range planning, introduction of new programs and strategies
  • Responsible for month-end and year-end closing and consolidation. Includes ensuring close timeliness and accuracy, account reconciliations, journal entry preparations/postings.
  • Provide analytical support for new business opportunities.
  • Provides leadership in the development and the continuous evaluation of short and long-term financial objectives.
  • Analyze financial and other performance data to evaluate processes, business decisions, product decisions, etc.
  • Ensure timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives.
  • Ensure effective controls are in place and act as the main point of contact for both internal/external audits.
  • Manage accounting team which consists of Accounting Supervisors (2), AP, and Payroll
  • Prepare forecasts for the business each month (month, quarter, year) and compare to budget & prior year
  • Identify areas of financial risk and opportunity
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred
  • 5+ years of Finance and or Accounting Experience in Auditing & Manufacturing Industry is preferred
  • Experience with various inventory accounting methodologies (Avg. Cost, FIFO, LIFO, etc.)
  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Suite of products: Ex. Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work with Senior Management to ensure financial directives are followed
  • Experience managing small to medium sized teams
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
  • A quick learner, deadline driven, with a can do attitude are essential traits for our successful candidate.
  • Must have strong problem solving and decision making skills and good business acumen.

 

 

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