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Staff Accountant (Direct-Hire, HEAVY GROWTH ROLE!!!)

Date Posted: 8/5/2022

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Job Description

Staff Accountant (Manufacturing)
The ideal candidate will be responsible for timely and accurate preparation of financial accounting data in a variety of areas. It is essential that this candidate brings analytical and organizational skills in order to best support the accounting team.
*    Work closely with the department heads to understand and ensure accuracy of all financial reporting activity
*    Assist in preparation and distribution of financial statements
*    Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule
*    You will provide financial and accounting support at the local plant level ensuring daily operations are in compliance with the Controller's Handbook and Internal Control System
*    Manage the monthly closing process adhering to all timelines
*    Implement systems and controls utilizing SAP to improve the financial performance of the assigned plant
*    Measure, report and present monthly expense/variance results to local management and Corporate Controlling
*    Prepare monthly and quarterly KPI reporting
*    Prepare and analyze manufacturing reports for cost center reporting, benchmark metrics, purchase price variance for raw materials, process order variances, work in process, inventory levels & turns, DOH, velocity, shipping costs, returns, obsolete inventory, labor costing, capital assets, etc; make recommendations for corrective actions
*    Direct and coordinate the annual budget activities
*    Work with department managers to develop short and long-term financial goals; use SAP and other reporting tools available to measure the performance
*    Track plant spending of expenses and investments against the budget/RPA, advise management, and recommend appropriate corrective action
*    Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting, Economics, or Finance preferred (not required)
*    2+ years' experience in accounting
*    Proficient in Microsoft Excel
*    Bookkeeping experience a plus
*    Financial reporting experience a plus
**Must be willing to grow into a small-company controller in 3 to 5 years!

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Shakopee, MN
  • Job Type:Manufacturing
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:8/5/2022
  • Contact: Katie Ham (651) 252-2266
  • Pay Range: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2208-171273