The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 21-Sep-2018 to 20-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • Martin Architectural Products, Cary, NC
  • Cary, NC, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for an Accounting Manager who will work in our Martin Architectural Products unit in Cary, 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.  C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supply, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized Architectural Products; Door Pro Systems; Contract Hardware of FLorida and RDL Supply. Today, C&B operates from 35 locations and serves customers throughout the United States.



This position will have oversight of the division's Accounting initiatives and employees directly reporting to this position.  This position will be instrumental in day to day accounting activities.  This position will work closely with management in executing the company's annual business plan and its operational strategic initiatives.


Essential Functions

  • Coordinate daily accounting (billing, accounts payable, daily cash & treasury, accounts receivable collection) activities and month-end close with internal and parent company staff
  • Compile and submit required monthly journal entries to Parent company
  • Perform project reconciliation to ensure system billing and cost are in synch with pay applications and inventory
  • Coordinate with Sales & Project management on resolving  and completing open change orders, billing disputes and accounts payable variances
  • Facilitate Division's Annual Business Plan and its performance to plan
  • Provide monthly management reports (i.e. sales activity, margin analysis) to management team
  • Reconcile physical inventory accounting activities
  • Coordinate semi-annual physical inventory process and reporting
  • Perform bank reconciliations monthly; verifying deposits and addressing questions/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.
  • Maintain petty cash fund and reconcile monthly
  • Compile and post monthly journal entries
  • Coordinate monthly and year-end financial closing
  • Review all accounts payable invoices and ensure expenditures are charged to appropriate accounts
  • Compile and submit monthly AP and AR aging reports in correct format to Cook & Boardman
  • Release orders on credit hold as needed
  • Assist outside insurance, government & accounting auditors
  • Process Returned Merchandise Authorization
  • Ensure that accurate sales tax is collected and submitted to the appropriate state(s) agency
  • Direct, monitor and evaluate the activities and performance of accounting personnel.  Provide back up of all positions as needed and revise procedures as required 


Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years general accounting experience and two (2) years as a manager of an accounting department
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of manual and automate accounting systems, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Advanced word processing and spreadsheet skills
  • Well-developed participatory management and administrative skills, with proven ability to recruit, train and motivate personnel
  • Ability to work cooperatively with all levels of management, co-workers and subordinates
  • Well organized with strong analytical and reasoning abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. 


Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.


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

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