Job Description

Accounting Manager - Pittsfield. MA

The Accounting Manager is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results

comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Guides financial decisions by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing policies and procedures

• Completes full cycle month end close activities and reporting

• Maintains accurate account reconciliations

• Drives profitability improvements through product costing, variance analysis, continuous improvements, etc.

• Protects assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls

• Prepare monthly and annual financial reports for senior management staff, additional special reports as required

• Assist in preparing monthly and annual sales forecast through collaboration with site and division leaders

• Actively engages as part of the site leadership team, fostering business partner relationships

• Notify senior management in a timely manner any unforeseen financial situation that may develop relative to the company

status or position

• Monitors and confirms financial condition by conducting audits; providing information to external auditors

• Prepares budgets by establishing schedules; collecting, analyzing, and consolidating financial data; recommending plans

• Achieves budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions

• Provides status of financial condition by collecting, interpreting, and reporting financial data

• Prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends

• Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future

legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; filing financial reports; advising management on needed actions

• Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;

establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

• Protects operations by keeping financial information and plans confidential

• Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

• Approves finances to be used in specific projects

• Corresponds with the senior management regarding any financial decisions that are made

• Assists shared services to ensure all Accounts Receivable are collected promptly, and Accounts Payable are paid in a timely


• Ensures that intercompany cash reconciliations are completed

• Maintains the chart of accounts and an orderly accounting filing system

• Maintains a system of controls over accounting transactions

• Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Financial Accounting and Management

• Minimum 5 years of senior accounting experience in a manufacturing environment

• CPA license or experience in public accounting is desirable

• Thorough understanding of the accounting principles

• Ability to read, analyze and interpret production reports, financial reports and technical information documents

• Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business


• Ability to write and professionally present presentations to large and small audiences

• Ability to effectively present information in a clear and concise manner to top management or personnel groups

• Possess strong computer, mathematical, reading, writing skills

• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions

• Ability to interpret an extensive variety of financial information, electronic data, informational data in an efficient manner

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Pittsfield MA
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