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Accounting Manager - Supply Chain

NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 11/25/22

Job Description

Job description:

The Accounting Manager, Supply Chain is an integral role within the Accounting and Finance function. This individual has responsibilities with month-end and year-end close, preparing account reconciliations and reporting packages, inventory aging analysis, assisting in our year-end audit, maintaining internal controls and adherence to policies. In addition, this role will work cross-functionally to identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies to support the needs of the growing supply chain footprint. This individual will have two direct reports: Accountant and Senior Accountant

Core Duties and Responsibilities

Month-End Close

  • Facilitate month-end close accurately and with tight deadlines.
  • Prepare and post month-end journal entries.
  • Review and assess accuracy of accruals.
  • Prepare month-end balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Identify and resolve balance sheet and P&L variances and issues affecting the US Business unit.
  • Month-end responsibilities will be heavily focused on inventory
  • Subledger reconciliations, Obsolescence, Excise Tax, WIP, Transfers, and Co-packer investments


  • Review and approve invoices in our accounts payable system (LaserFische).
  • Maintain PO system, including PO review & approvals, system upgrades, and updates to the approval hierarchy.

Audit, Controls, and Ad-Hoc

  • Maintain internal controls and assist in rolling out a robust audit program across the business unit.
  • Provide support for year-end audit regarding supply chain activity
  • CAPEX reporting and forecasting for plants and plant improvements
  • Lead annual fixed asset audits
  • Price lists updates
  • Ad-hoc analysis and projects as needed.

Inventory Reporting

  • Clean-up unvouchered receipts.
  • Report monthly on inventory aging, at-risk inventory and assist with preparation of obsolescence reporting.
  • Work with Inventory team to report on and process open invoices and expiring invoices. Resolve issues as needed.
  • Participate in inventory audits throughout the year.

Accounts Payable

  • Assist A/P team to ensure discount eligible supplier invoices are processed timely.

  • 7-10+ years of Accounting and Reporting experience in a manufacturing environment, experience at a CPG or Food/Beverage company preferred
  • Inventory and cost accounting/cost analysis experience required
  • Audit experience from a professional audit firm is preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required
  • CPA is highly desired
Why is This a Great Opportunity:

Newly created role as the accounting team continues to grow to best supportive the year over year growth the company is experiencing. Opportunity to build best practices, streamline processes and make an impact on the business. Company that encourages new ideas, curiosity to challenge status quo and supportive and collaborative team members.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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