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Monday
Aug212017

Accounting Supervisor

OVERVIEW:

Key player in month end closing activities.  Oversee Accounts Payable Shared Services.  Supervise Accounts Receivable and Payroll functions. Assist financial leadership in analysis.  Provide timely aging reports and accruals.  Must be able to manage competing priorities.  Complete special projects assigned by management.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Supervise Accounts Receivable and Payroll team.  Oversee Accounts Payable shared services.  Process month end close for Accounts Receivable.  Assure that all transactional entries are posted and complete within Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.  Prepare month end reporting. 
  • Lead in reconciling intercompany activity between intercompany locations.  This includes the transactional reconciliation along with regularly scheduled payment processing.
  • Perform account analysis, including the ability to identify research and correct discrepancies.
  • Support and oversee the utilization and application of GL account codes for indirect expenses.
  • Provide customer service regarding collection issues, verifying customer refunds, researching and resolving account discrepancies and short payments
  • Accountable for reducing past due customer account status and improving the cash cycle for Accounts Receivable.
  • Calculate the short pay accrual, analyze the impact and make recommendations.
  • Calculate month end freight accrual for all domestic locations.
  • Reconcile, analyze and provide feedback related to Goods Received Not Invoiced accruals for domestic locations
  • Integral team member in facilitating an accurate and timely completion of month end reporting.
  • Research, recommend and assist in the implementation of process improvements for Payroll, Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable and be alert to how process changes impact internal controls.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Work with Director of Accounting to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
  • Assist with Treasury functions.
  • Supports the Director of Accounting with special projects.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to respond to ad hoc requests on a consistent basis
  • Able to effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Work effectively in multiple ERP systems.
  • Accurate and detail oriented.
  • Supervisory experience

Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:

  • Accounting software, Windows based spreadsheets/word processing and PowerPoint packages.  
  • Ability to use various company software packages

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting
  • 5+ years accounting experience, manufacturing industry preferred.
  • CPA, preferred.