Job Name:
General Accounting Manager

Informations générales

Location: Oak Park Heights, MN
Date:
24-mai-2024
Société:
Andersen Corporation
Posting City: Oak Park Heights, MN
Ref #:
5098
Catégorie de poste:
Finance and Accounting
Posting City:
Oak Park Heights
État:
MN

Description & Requirements

ANDERSEN CORPORATION SUMMARY

At Andersen, we pride ourselves on our core values of Excellence, Integrity, Innovation, Partnership and being a leader in Corporate Citizenship. Headquartered in Bayport, Minn., Andersen Corporation is the largest window and door manufacturer in North America. Newsweek recognized Andersen as one of “2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces.”

We’re focused on bringing more light into people’s lives by helping them create healthier, happier spaces to build memories and do what they love. This applies to our team, too. Andersen embraces our nine Employee Resource Networks to celebrate our differences and to champion diversity. We are named as a Forbes “Best Employer for Diversity 2022.”

Earning the 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence Award, Andersen is also committed to environmental health and sustainability. No matter your role, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference at Andersen.

SUMMARY 

This leadership position is responsible for managing the General Accounting and Fixed Asset Accounting functions to ensure accurate and timely recording and reporting of enterprise financial and operational information.  This role requires the coordination and management of the accounting processes related to the general ledger and the consolidation of enterprise financial activity through the application of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and proper internal controls.  In addition, this role oversees the fixed asset function to ensure capital expenditures are accounted for properly and in compliance with company policies. As a key Finance leader, this individual will collaborate with various leaders including Corporate Reporting, Treasury, FP&A, Tax, Internal Audit, Engineering, and Shared Services. This individual is responsible for aligning the team structure to meet the requirements of the department effectively and efficiently. The role requires providing strategic leadership in all aspects of these functions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Manage the period-end and year-end accounting activities, ensuring the accurate, timely and proper recording of enterprise financial information following GAAP. Ensure the integrity of database architecture and the consolidation of financial information. (30%)
  • Lead the Fixed Asset Accounting Supervisor and team to ensure compliance with accounting policies and current guidance for the creation and maintenance of fixed asset records. Collaborate with other accounting leaders and business partners to focus on standardization and documentation of capital accounting policies and processes. Guide and support the team to identify and implement process improvement efforts related to the capital process. (15%)
  • Develop staff including supervisors and individual contributors through direct feedback, training and education opportunities to provide the Finance organization with future accounting and finance leaders and technical experts.  Foster an environment with frequent opportunities for staff and supervisor growth and development through changing and increasing job responsibilities. (20%)
  • Provide recommendations and solutions for existing financial accounting activities and policies, ensuring all comply with accepted standards and practices. Coordinate changes with other finance functions for planful implementation. Act as liaison and strategic partner to other finance groups to lead the discipline of maintaining financial data integrity and internal controls. (10%)
  • Oversee the preparation of financial reports including account reconciliations, balance sheet flux analysis, equity, and other comprehensive income. Ensure supporting documentation is maintained. (10%)
  • Lead the team in process improvement (simplification and standardization) and change efforts.  Recommend system improvements, infrastructure changes, and processes to maximize operational efficiency.  Focus on best practices to keep pace with the needs of the business.
  • Other duties as assigned.

·      Direction of Others:

Recruit, hire, coach, train, evaluate, and manage the General Accounting and Fixed Asset Accounting teams. Demonstrate strong leadership skills with a focus on coaching and developing the team by providing developmental opportunities on the job and by fostering an environment that encourages growth and learning. As the business continues to grow, develop a finance team structure to meet the accounting needs of the business. Provide work direction and coaching to new supervisors and to individual contributors. Lead cross-functional teams as required. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS 

·       Bachelor’s degree in accounting required, MBA a plus.

·       Minimum of 10 years related experience, CPA and/or CMA preferred.

·       Viewed as a valued strategic financial colleague among proven financial professionals.

·       Has a continuous improvement mindset that embraces change. Possesses project management capabilities and presentation skills to help lead change management efforts. 

·       Proven ability to provide expert and comprehensive guidance to finance and other business partners.

·       Proficient assessment skills relative to the enrichment of “talent” in the organization

·       Effective communicator with both financial and non-financial managers with the ability to engage and energize.

·       Excellent collaboration skills with an inclusive, consultative, and solutions-driven approach

·       Strong accounting knowledge and orientation with strong finance technical skills, including an in-depth knowledge of GAAP.

CULTURE AND BENEFITS 

“Be Orange. Be You” is how we express our belief that by embracing our differences and empowering you, we’ll be a stronger team able to accomplish what otherwise wouldn’t be possible. This Orange spirit has helped us become the #1 innovative window and door brand* and the one homeowner loves the most. ** It’s also why we’re committed to supporting you to approach each day with a bright outlook. 

Benefits include, and are not limited to: 

·       Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance  

·       Health Savings Account contributions  

·       Paid holidays plus PTO  

·       401(k) plan & contributions  

·       Professional development and tuition reimbursement opportunities  

·       Charity contributions 

·       Nationwide career opportunities 

We look forward to seeing how your unique skills, background and experiences will inspire our team and help us continue to be the leader we are today. 

In 2024, Andersen has set a profit-sharing target of $4,000 per eligible employee, prorated as appropriate. Profit sharing will be paid out in quarterly installments to provide eligible employees with payments throughout the year, with payment amounts tied to quarterly operating profit performance.  

Andersen is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 
Posting City:
Oak Park Heights, MN