Accounting Manager
Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems - Springfield, MO

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Job Description

Job Title: Accounting manager LOB Location: Springfield

Shift: Day shift Department: Finance

Reports to: Director of Finance Status: Full time, Exempt

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Conscious Company is a tough-minded community that, rooted in authenticity and secured by common values, invites the joyful pursuit of big dreams. As members of a diverse community, Tuthill people choose to embrace the following Core Values: ❍

Integrity - Keeps commitments with deadlines related to month-end closing, year-end, forecasts and budgets. Accounting manager must be able to accurately report financial statements while mating honesty and confidentiality at all times. ❍

Excellence - Strives to provide top 1% solutions in all the areas and processes that are related to the financial processes at Tuthill. When financial information is presented it is to be free of errors, even if the error is generated by others in the process. ❍

Responsibility - Takes 100% ownership for the financial statements and processes, while holding others into their 100. Spins the CI wheel for processes that are not top 1%. ❍

Respect - Engages others to participate, appreciates their contributions and acknowledges their efforts. ❍

Courage - Will be courageous with recommendations and what is in the financial statements with management. Also needs to be courageous to correct red dots in processes or people and speak hard truths. ❍

Awareness - Needs to be rigorous with staying current with U.S. GAAP and any new financial tools and processes that are available to Tuthill from outside sources.

Doing all we can to be the best we can be.

Summary of position:

The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, internal controls and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises the account payable and account receivable clerks and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. The accounting manager will monitor the load chart of each employee and will be responsible for performing continuous improvement to achieve a 25% productivity gain each year with the accounting staff. This position needs to meet Tuthill deadlines associated with the monthly and year-end accounting close, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.

. Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities: ➢

Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure. ➢

Understand and be a strong user of SAP or any ERP system that is used at Tuthill. ➢

Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close. ➢

Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information. ➢

Supports budget and forecasting activities. ➢

Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy. ➢

Responds to inquiries from the LOB president, controller, and lob management team members. ➢

Work with the Controller to ensure a clean (no surprises) and timely year-end audit. ➢

Oversees the general ledger closing process to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met. ➢

Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department. ➢

Provide training to new and existing staff as needed. ➢

Understands the Tuthill PD process and faithfully administers the Performance Excellence (PE) process for all direct reports. ➢

Support LOB Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements. ➢

Ability to meet deadlines ➢

Good verbal and written skills

Qualifications:

Experience/Skill Requirements:

• Five to seven years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area.

• Three to five years of experience in month-end closing and account reconciliations.

• Three to five years of experience in a manufacturing company

• Experience with communicating and administering customer credit management.

• Experience in the creation of standard cost accounting. Experience with analyzing changes and variances within a standard cost environment.

• Experience with am ERP system, SAP preferred. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.

• Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Education/Certifications: ➢

BA /BS in accounting ➢

CPA desired

Physical Requirements: ➢

Ability to travel up to 5% ➢

Walking ➢

Bending and counting inventory ➢

Sitting in chair and keying data into computer system.

Work. Play. Dream. Be Yourself.

No Kidding!

Qualifications:

Experience/Skill Requirements:

• Five to seven years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area.

• Three to five years of experience in month-end closing and account reconciliations.

• Three to five years of experience in a manufacturing company

• Experience with communicating and administering customer credit management.

• Experience in the creation of standard cost accounting. Experience with analyzing changes and variances within a standard cost environment.

• Experience with am ERP system, SAP preferred. Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel and Word.

• Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Education/Certifications: ➢

BA /BS in accounting ➢

CPA desired

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