Accounting Manager in Memphis, TN at K.T.G. (USA)

Date Posted: 1/9/2022

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Job Description

The Accounting Manager is responsible for overseeing the mill Cost Accounting team to deliver timely and accurate reporting across the Memphis facility, including overseeing the month-end process, the cost control systems, manage and interpret the cost audits and preparing cost accounting reports for presentation to mill management. 

The Accounting Manager reports directly to the Controller at the Memphis site. The Accounting Manager has two direct reports at the Cost Accountant level.

Responsibilities for this position include the following:

  1. Manage the day to day activities of the Memphis cost accounting team
  2. Manage and maintain an active team of cost accountants
  3. Cultivate a deep business partner relationship across the organization, including but not limited to corporate accounting, BU finance, operations and audit teams.
  4. Create a culture of continuous improvement within the Memphis accounting team and across the finance organization to ensure processes and activities are efficient and effective
  5. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of all financial cost information for the Memphis site
  6. Deliver monthly reporting to Senior Management, BU Finance team and Corporate
  7. Assist and support department leaders to ensure each department is meeting regulatory compliance
  8. Performs financial and production analysis in working with all management and departments heads within the site
  9. Monitors cost and variance reporting systems to control inventories and cost
  10. Work with IT group to reconcile and generate required financial data
  11. Manages the annual budget and standard cost development
  12. Monitors variance tracking, cost reduction projects, performance ratios, break-even cost and product flows
  13. Tracks material and overhead cost reporting trends as they occur
  14. Responsible for maintaining internal controls to ensure accuracy of financial reporting and recommends corrective actions.
  15. Interfaces with external auditors to explain the Company’s financial reporting and accounting policies while satisfying the auditor’s request for analysis
  16. Liaise with internal auditors for operational audits and 52-109 compliance reporting
  17. Perform any other special duties, projects or analyses as directed

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description.

Kruger Products is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  We thank all applicants for their interest in Kruger Products but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • University degree in Business and/or Finance, Accounting or Commerce
  • Accounting designation required (CPA, CMA)
  • Minimum 10 years relevant accounting and business experience, including at least 3 years as a Manager
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment a strong asset
  • Experience in preparing financial statements a strong asset
  • Proficient in MS Office tools
  • Strong SAP knowledge, in particular the FI, and CO modules, as well as experience with finance systems development and implementation
  • Good inter-personal skills to deal with a variety of people across the organization and at multiple levels
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to plan and organize your own work activities, manage work time efficiently, work independently
  • Partner with managers and employees to positively impact business results
  • Consistent track record for executing performance objectives an delivering results
  • Key Competencies including: candor/integrity, influencing & building partnerships, team work, accountability, problem solving, and customer focus

Job Requirements

  • University degree in Business and/or Finance, Accounting or Commerce
  • Accounting designation required (CPA, CMA)
  • Minimum 10 years relevant accounting and business experience, including at least 3 years as a Manager
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment a strong asset
  • Experience in preparing financial statements a strong asset
  • Proficient in MS Office tools
  • Strong SAP knowledge, in particular the FI, and CO modules, as well as experience with finance systems development and implementation
  • Good inter-personal skills to deal with a variety of people across the organization and at multiple levels
  • Communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to plan and organize your own work activities, manage work time efficiently, work independently
  • Partner with managers and employees to positively impact business results
  • Consistent track record for executing performance objectives an delivering results
  • Key Competencies including: candor/integrity, influencing & building partnerships, team work, accountability, problem solving, and customer focus

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