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Finance And Accounting Manager

Company: Robert Half
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a results-focused, hyper-analytical, and resourceful person with a keen attention to detail and willingness to roll up their sleeves and get the job done. Our client looks for teammates who are curious, kind, empathetic, and proactive, who will challenge us at every turn. Must be based out of West MI or Chicago area for serious consideration.

This is an incredible opportunity to help build a finance and accounting team with a company that is transforming the market with a start-up initiative. The Finance and Accounting Manager must have strong leadership, management, technology, analytical, strategic planning, and communication skills in order to be a part of the management team. This may be the role for you if you are an experienced finance and accounting leader looking for a challenging role at an established company.

You may be a good fit for this role if you have start-up company or consumer packaging goods experience.

Responsibilities Include:

--- Lead the month end close process and review financial statements for accuracy and GAAP compliance
--- Coordinating, preparing, and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports
--- Overseeing transactions related to the general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting
--- Partner with all members of the business unit teams and outsourced accountants to ensure proper recording and reporting of financial information
--- Responsible for the reconciliation of company product and packaging inventory, directly with vendors and customers
--- Responsible for customer invoicing and deduction management
--- Support and prepare for communications for periodic bank, investor reporting and fundraising
--- Develop and maintain account reconciliations for all balance sheet accounts
--- Coordinating corporate tax reporting and preparation of tax returns with outside tax accountants
--- Assist in documenting policies and procedures for all areas of the accounting function
--- Leading financial planning, budgeting, and reporting and creating and maintaining budgeting tools
--- Assisting senior executives in planning, budgeting, and results management
--- Interacting with the board of directors
--- Representing the company externally, as necessary, particularly in banking and lease negotiations
--- Managing internal and external teams by setting expectations, training internal staff and developing training modules and templates
--- Providing strategic guidance around capital financing options to support the startup's growth
--- Supporting integration with MRP/ERP systems

Required experience:
--- 5-7+ years of progressive accounting and finance experience in high growth environment, ideally in a CPG business
--- Ability to function both independently and in a team environment and communicate effectively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies
--- Accuracy and attention to detail, with the ability to communicate outcomes and recommendations effectively and concisely
--- Proficiency in Excel and Quickbooks, Cin7 a plus
--- Strong organization and time management skills with a "no task is too small" attitude
--- Eagerness to join a lean startup and build things from the ground up

Keywords: Robert Half, Grand Rapids , Finance And Accounting Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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