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NPAworldwide Recruitment Network

Last Updated: 9/30/22

Job Description

Job description: The Accountant will be an integral role within the Accounting and Finance function. This role has responsibilities with month-end and year-end close, variance analysis, working with our AP, PO, and T&E systems, assisting in our year-end audit, and 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 business.


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.


  • Review and approve invoices in our accounts payable system (LaserFische).
  • Become an expert in our T&E system (Concur) which includes all new hire training, approval hierarchy updates, system enhancement projects, and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Maintain PO system, including PO review & approvals, system upgrades, and updates to the approval hierarchy.

Audit, Controls, and Ad-Hoc

  • Enforcement of our T&E policy; address policy related issues with all employees.
  • Maintain internal controls and assist in rolling out a robust audit program across the business unit.
  • Provide support for year-end audit activities.
  • Participate in finished goods audits throughout the year.
  • Calculate Sales & Use Tax as needed.
  • Issue 1099-MISC forms.
  • Ad-hoc analysis and projects as needed

  • 1-3+ years of Accounting and Reporting experience
  • CPG or Food/Beverage company experience preferred
  • A CPA is preferred
  • Audit experience from a professional audit firm is preferred
  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with databases and ERP systems such as Cognos and QAD.
  • Experience with T&E systems, such as Concur, would be beneficial.

Why is This a Great Opportunity:

High growth company that is adding two Accountants, Senior Accountant and Accounting Manager to current team to best support the business. Highly collaborative and supportive culture where this individual will make an impact on the team and contribute to refresh of division as they create best practices, make improvements to policies, procedures and controls. Opportunity for growth.

Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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