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Accounting Manager

Company: AKE Safety Equipment
Location: Rochester
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

AKE Safety Equipment is a locally owned small to mid-sized manufacturing and sales driven company. We are looking for an experienced Director of Finance who will be responsible for the accurate and timely financial management of the organization. This role will be responsible for providing leadership while working alongside your team, forward thinking financial analysis, strategy, and administration over all day-to-day functions of the department. Main Responsibilities: + Assist management with important financial decisions by establishing, monitoring and enforcing policies and procedures + Monitor companys financial reports and determine ways to reduce costs to increase cash flow + Assess current accounting operations, offering recommendations for improvement and implementing new processes + Prepare financial documents such as business reports, financial forecasts and statements to understand the financial state of business + Work with finance team in preparing financial reports and budgets + Understand the financials of a company in order to meet legal requirements and keep the financial state in good standing + Communicate effectively with co-workers and management about the finances of the business and justify certain financial recommendations + Organization, process and project management + Managing the accumulation and consolidation of all financial data necessary for an accurate account of business results + Evaluating accounting and internal control systems + Work with all areas of the business ensuring vendors, internal and external, are treated in regard to our Core Values + Will cross-train in other areas of the department and act as a backup, when needed Qualifications and Requirements: + Bachelors degree with a college major in accounting or related field + CPA desired but not required + Minimum 5 years practical, related accounting experience, including experience in payroll and multi state sales tax + Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles + Proven experience payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable and collections. + Must be able to communicate financial information into sound business language so people of all levels can understand + Experience with ERP and accounting software systems required experience with QuickBooks and or Fishbowl desired but not required + Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Excel (including VLookups, Pivot Tables, etc.) + Positive attitude, adaptable and team player + Attention to detail with accuracy and urgency + Has integrity and honest + Ability to deliver quality work on tight deadlines, with strong organization and priority setting skills + Excellent verbal and written communication skills + Exhibits keen problem solving and listening skills + Cost accounting desired but not required + Supply chain + Inventory management Pay and Perks: + Starting salary anywhere from $70,000 to $80,000 + Medical Insurance + Dental Insurance + Vision Insurance #ZR Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: AKE Safety Equipment, Rochester , Accounting Manager, Executive , Rochester, Minnesota

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