Accounting Manager – Controller

Accounting Manager – Controller

Location: St. Louis, MO
Type: Direct Placement
Pay: 90000.00 - 120000.00 USD per Year

Are you a strategic thinker who enjoys leading a small team?
PEG is partnering with a company to find their next Accounting Manager/Controller. In this role you will be responsible for the entire accounting function. You will supervise two direct reports and be a strong part of the organization's leadership team.

What You'll Do:

  • As the Accounting Manager, You will manage month end and year end closing functions
  • Maintain and reconcile general ledger accounts on a recurring basis, including posting monthly journal entries, completing account reconciliations, ensuring proper account valuation, reviewing open purchase orders, and investigating/correcting any discrepancies.
  • Review and approve monthly sub-ledger reconciliations prepared by assigned staff. Provide direction and support on corrections and additional account analyses as deemed necessary.
  • Develop and monitor KPI's to measure performance and create an analytical basis for decision making.
  • Evaluate internal controls, assess risks, and write procedures to protect the company's assets and ensure that accounting transactions are recorded accurately, timely and in an efficient manner.
  • Coordinate and interact with external auditors during annual audit to ensure all required information is communicated accurately.
  • Interface with operational, sales and other employees to provide information for which sound business decisions can be made.

To Be Successful, It'll Help If You Have :
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • GAAP accounting experience is required
  • Five or more years of accounting/financial experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing company is preferred but not required
  • Supervisory experience is highly preferred, ideally as an Accounting Manager or Controller

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