The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 15-Aug-2018 to 14-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Corporate Accountant to join the corporate office of Cook & Boardman in Winston Salem, North Carolina.  Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC ("C&B") is a privately-owned technical services business and specialty distributor. C&B is the nation's leading distributor of architectural hardware, doors, doorframes, and related building products for non-residential building applications throughout the United States.



This position is responsible for applying accepted accounting principles and procedures to analyze financial information, prepare accurate and timely financial reports and statements and ensure appropriate accounting control procedures. 


 Essential Functions:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to assist in preparation of financial statements, including monthly, quarterly and annual calculations and account reconciliations
  • Make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Prepare financial management reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends
  • Collect and analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures, provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
  • Verify support schedules to general ledger control accounts.  Reconcile balance sheet accounts and review sales, cost of goods sold, and expense accounts for accuracy and make corrections as needed
  • Compile and post monthly journal entries
  • Assist outside insurance, government & accounting auditors
  • Substantiate financial transactions and reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information and supporting documents
  • Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems, preferably in a manufacturing/distribution environment
  • Knowledge and experience in accounting and financial disciplines
  • Advanced word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Well organized with strong analytical and reasoning abilities
  • Attention to detail required, must be a self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience
  • 2 years public accounting experience required (audit, not tax)
  • 3-4 years overall experience preferred 
  • Experience dealing with inventory preferred
  • Experience with opening balance sheet / purchase accounting preferred 
  • Experience in reserves preferred
  • Experience creating financial statements preferred

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

 EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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