General Accounting Manager

  • Location
    Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Salary
    USD135000 - USD140000 per annum
  • Expiry Date


Maintain accurate financial records to report correct information in a timely manner in accordance with US GAAP and the companies policies and procedures. This includes:

  • Account reconciliations are completed, reviewed and approved on time for all accounts. Reconciling items are clearly identified and are addressed timely (<90 days)
  • Own cut-off procedures and review to ensure revenue and accruals are appropriately and timely recorded.
  • Work with the Shared Service Center in Hungary to ensure the correct accounting and reconciliations of A/R, A/P, Fixed Assets and several Accruals.
  • Correct application of ASC606 standard, Overtime-POC (when applicable).
  • Monthly contract reviews (Costs estimations and variances reviews)
  • Perform and execute all comprehensive procedures to ensure all “known” assets and liabilities are included in the financial statements.
  • G/L maintenance exists and mappings between local ERP and corporate consolidating systems are understood, managed, and maintained.
  • Embrace, adopt and implement Continuous Improvement Programs or Plans
  • Operating under tight schedules
  • Maintain discipline in decentralized processes (billing, cycle counts, hour tracking, etc.)

Support the monthly close process through meeting deadlines established within the group, division or corporation. This includes:

  • Consolidation corporate system loads / Local GL loads
  • Supplemental information Templates
  • Quarterly Templates (Site analytics and key control processes)
  • Monthly Reports
  • Owns the annual cost roll process.
  • Periodic Information Requests

Ensure compliance and support the Internal Audit / External Audit process:

  • Maintain financial management processes to ensure compliance with corporate policies and internal practices.
  • Keep Key controls procedures update and review them periodically (at least quarterly).
  • Ensure Reserves and accruals calculations are in line with Corporate polices and contain all the required supporting documentation.
  • Coordinate and drive all internal and external (statutory) audits for the site ensuring the timely and correct delivery of the information meeting all deadlines.

Support Business Units to achieve their business objectives:

  • Provide information about inventories that help identify the slow movement inventory and inventory to become obsolete, so Operations can take preventive and corrective actions about it.
  • Provide information about departmental expenses, plant Utilization and Cost Variances to be used on Operational excellence initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, MBA is a plus.
  • 5+ years of experience as Controller, Accounting Manager or Finance Business Partner
  • Industrial manufacturing operation, within the last 4 years and having managed 3+ direct reports
  • Experience supervising multiple plants both onsite and remote
  • Strong Ethical Behavior, Accounting (specially Project and costs accounting areas), financial metrics, US GAAP, SOX, Internal controls and Audit, ASC 606 with experience in Overtime-POC accounting, personnel management capacity and experience, decision making, )
  • Advanced Excel; Inventory Accounting; operating within a Shared Services Organization environment; high volume of products, customers and invoices and public company regulations and compliance.

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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