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Accounting Supervisor

Madison, Wisconsin
Job Type
22 Sep 2022
Offering an opportunity to be part of a high-performance team, enjoy exceptional benefits, and a supportive work-life balance, the Gordon Flesch Company is an employer of choice throughout WI, IL, IN, IA and OH. The Gordon Flesch Company strives to recognize and appreciate our associate's commitment, creativity, and the results they deliver every day for our customers and the community.

In this role you will:

Supervise members of the team including hiring, firing, work allocation, training, and problem resolution.
Lead the training and continued development of new and current employees within the department.
Be a resource for Accountants and Financial Analysts for day-to-day questions. Provide guidance and elevate issues to management, as needed.
Provide feedback and motivate staff via informal and formal communication. Complete written performance review process at least annually and make recommendations for personnel actions, when necessary.
Assume a lead role in providing financial support to all divisions and management of the Company.
Prepare and review financial information on a monthly and ad hoc basis in accordance with GAAP.
Prepare and review analysis related to Corporate and divisional financial reporting and provide actionable recommendations
Analyze gross margins and customer profitability and identify potential efficiencies or improvements based on analysis. Provide insights to management on revenue and cost drivers.
Lead monthly forecasting process and annual budget process. Work closely with divisional leadership team to identify trends and relationships which will aid in the forecast and budget processes.
Develop / build financial models for Company divisions.
Participate as finance team representative in divisional and cross-divisional projects as needed.
Generate suggestions for improving processes and work flows and work effectively with management and other departments to implement any changes.
Support vendor negotiation efforts by providing necessary financial analysis.
Support marketing initiatives, sales programs, and sales promotions through financial analysis.
Lead and coordinate annual audit process with external auditors.
Lead preparation and review of income tax files for use by third party tax preparer.
Ensure adequate level of internal controls over financial reporting.

You should have:

Bachelor's degree in accounting.
5+ years of experience in providing financial support / analysis / budgeting and forecasting.
Public accounting experience preferred.
Strong general accounting knowledge.
Experience in general ledger maintenance and financial reporting.
Exceptional analytical skills and problem solving abilities.
Excellent organizational skills, including planning and facilitating monthly meetings.
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills.
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access.

The Gordon Flesch Company offers Medical, Dental, Personal Time, Vacation Time, Holiday Time, Tuition Reimbursement, 401(k) and 401(k) match, a Wellness Program and many more!

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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  • Job Reference: 718493978-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Gordon Flesch Company
  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent