Maryland Heights, MO
Why Is This a Great Opportunity?
Join an organization where the parent company is almost 100 years old, is a $2B publicly held company, and is a world leader in their industry! Position will have high visibility and offer lots of flexibility. You will get the benefits of a very large company but the feel of a smaller tight knit office.
This position is responsible for leading the accounting function for a multi-branch company and adhering to our parent company audit and Sarbanes Oxley requirements. Leading the accounting team includes functional responsibilities over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and credit management. We are seeking an independent leader experienced in distribution, inventory management, job shop cost accounting, budgeting, and finance.
Manage the full cycle accounting including journal entries, month-end close and financial reporting package.
Assure department financial deadlines are met.
Formulates, and administers financial policies procedures and internal controls ensuring conformance with US GAAP.
Financial analysis and budget variance analyses.
Job cost analysis including variance analyses and corrective action follow up.
Review and ensure accurate G/L account reconciliations for bank accounts, subsidiary ledger controls and various balance sheet accounts.
Review of monthly sales tax returns and manage all sales tax external audits.
Manage internal and external annual financial audits including prepare or review of audit work-papers and audit required client report reconciliations.
Maintain and analyze other company metrics, including labor and job cost analysis, inventory turnover and reserves and other related reserves.
Assure adherence of parent company asset and accounting policies.
Participate in formulating and successfully implementing annual budget financial work-papers, goals and objectives.
Hire, train and develop accounting department associates following company standards and policies.
Provide support as needed to corporate accounting including Sarbanes Oxley compliance, quarterly financial reviews, annual tax and audit requirements and other reports as requested.
Conduct associate performance reviews regularly, establish individual goals and ensure completion of relevant training.
Communicate to associates specific duties and requirements of their job.
Write and deliver presentations and prepare reports as necessary.
Special projects as required.
4 year BA degree
Minimum 5 years experience in accounting/finance OR audit
Minimum 2 years supervisory experience.
Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, especially excel.
Controller or equivalent experience highly desirable.
ERP software knowledge with distribution background.
Ability to meet established deadlines.
Flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced and multi-tasked environment.
Knowledge of access or other data-basing software