Accountant - Strauss Logistics
Company: Strauss Brands Inc
Posted on: February 22, 2021
As part of the Finance and Accounting team, responsible for all
financial functions of Strauss Logistics, our Strauss Brands
affiliate. In this hybrid role, the Senior Accountant will lead
Logistics' accounting functions while also assisting Strauss Brands
with various accounting responsibilities (estimated 75/25 split).
Collaborate with the Logistics team to drive process improvements
and improve operating margins as the company expands operations.
Support Strauss Brands corporate team with internal and external
reporting. Learn and apply strong ERP functionality to optimize
information, reporting, and timely interpretation of improvement
--- Perform a blend of accounting manager, technical accountant,
and financial analyst.
--- Develop, analyze, interpret, and report on financial results,
compare to expectations.
--- Complete monthly financial statements, and deliver accurate
information and reports in a timely manner.
--- Full ownership of monthly close responsibilities.
--- Certify compliance with GAAP, financial policies, and internal
--- Ownership of invoicing, accounts payable, accounts receivable,
and some payroll for Strauss Logistics.
--- Complete standard Accounting transactions and internal
reporting including but not limited to account and balance sheet.
reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, month end closing,
audits, expenses, government reporting, and taxes.
--- Work cross functionally with departments to aid in expense
classification, analytics, and reporting.
--- Collaborate to learn the business and enhance financial
fact-based decision making across the organization.
--- Be a subject matter expert on certain ERP functions, leveraging
knowledge of Logistics and back-end processes, to inform the
broader organization of process improvement opportunities.
--- Recommend and drive business improvement opportunities
collaboratively where identified. --- Bachelor's Degree in
Accounting or Finance ideal, plus minimum of 4 years of Accounting
experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally LOGISTICS or
food processing, with some Financial Analysis experience.
--- CPA ideal.
--- Knowledge of trucking industry practices and regulations
--- High ethical standards and values upholding business integrity,
objectivity, and confidentiality, including GAAP compliance.
--- Excellent MS Office and data visualization tools.
--- ERP skills required; Microsoft Dynamics preferred.
--- Demonstrated outstanding ability to analyze, interpret, and
communicate clearly (written and verbal) of financial concepts to
non-financial team members.
--- Results focused with a continuous improvement mindset.
--- Thrives in a fast-paced environment by using excellent project
and time-management skills.
--- Outstanding organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to
--- Some Supervision experience ideal but not required.
--- Demonstrates qualities of a future leader including but not
limited it: strategic, critical thinking, hands-on problem solver,
confident decision-making, tenacious yet agile, self-motivated,
positive, collaborative team player, open mindedness to learn from
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