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Accounting Manager

Company: Confidential Company
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:The Accounting Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of day-to-day accounting, financial reporting, financial analysis, and internal controls for the multi-site, international business unit. -One of the most important responsibilities of the Accounting Manager is to provide timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis to the rest of the management team. -This is a hands-on position that reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.
Candidate will report the the Milwaukee Office daily - No Remote or Hybrid work.
Essential job duties include:

  • All aspects of the monthly financial cycle including account reconciliations, expense classifications, general ledger/journal entries, and preparing monthly financial statements for a multi-site business with international operations.
  • Assist CFO and management with business analysis, including budgeting and projections.
  • Detail job cost tracking, including verification that jobs are closed and invoiced in a timely & properly manner.
  • All aspects of the year-end closing functions, including financial statements, 401(k) plan, W-2's and 1099's
  • Preparation of all monthly/quarterly sales tax and payroll tax returns.
  • Classifying and properly accounting for fixed assets including managing the detail fixed asset schedules.
  • Participate in property & casualty, workers compensation, and medical insurance maintenance and renewal processes.
  • Develop and/or participate in the development of financial control measures to ensure the company's financial systems have adequate internal controls and are maintained to GAAP standards.
  • Assist with accounting software training and maintenance.
  • Participate in management team discussions regarding setting goals and objectives for the business.
  • Participate in the integration of acquisitions as necessary.
  • Other duties as necessary.
    Successful candidates should possess:
    • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment. -
    • Ability to lead and develop an effective team of direct reports.
    • 5 years of similar experience in a manufacturing or job/project cost environment, or 3 years of public accounting experience across similar industries.
    • Experience in preparing and reporting against an annual budget.
    • Experience with General Leger functions.
    • Strong computer knowledge and skills, including MS Excel proficiency.
    • Financial and cost accounting experience and technical aptitude with strong problem solving and analytical skills.
    • An ability to lead and manage multiple projects simultaneously and to completion.
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
    • CPA and/or a master's degree in accounting is a plus but not required.
    • Experience using NetSuite and Sage Accounting systems would be helpful but is not required.
    • Ability and willingness to travel periodically to other business locations (travel anticipated to be

Keywords: Confidential Company, Milwaukee , Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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