The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 04-Dec-2018 to 02-Jan-2019 (EST)
  • Cook & Boardman, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Accounting Manager who will work with our Corporate Cook & Boardman team in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

Established in 1955 The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC is a privately owned engineering services and specialty distributor-subcontractor. We are the premier provider of architectural hardware, doors, door frames, and related building specialties for non-residential building applications throughout the US.  


This position will have oversight of the Company's accounting function and 2-3 employees directly reporting to this position.  This position will be instrumental in day to day accounting activities.  This position will work closely with the Corporate Controller in maintaining the Company's financial records and implementing appropriate controls.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate daily and monthly accounting activities, as well as all aspects of month and year-end close
  • Manage all aspects of the general ledger
  • Develop methodologies for recurring journal entries including booking of payroll and benefit costs and reserve calculations
  • Lead the consolidation of financial information from acquisitions into parent financial system
  • Coordinate weekly cycle counting and reporting as well as annual physical inventory counts; oversee reconciliation of physical inventory accounting activities
  • Review bank reconciliations monthly
  • Compile and post monthly journal entries
  • 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
  • Substantiate financial transactions and reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information and supporting documents
  • Prepare monthly financial management reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends, including comparisons to budget
  • Make certain all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Maintain annual budget files and assist in budget preparation
  • Direct, monitor and evaluate the activities and performance of accounting personnel; provide back up of all positions as needed and revise procedures as required
  • Work with division accounting personnel to implement best practices and monitor processes and procedures
  • Monitor company-wide compliance with internal accounting policies
  • Ensure that accounting processes used within the Company meet GAAP requirements
  • Assist external auditors as required
  • Answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting guidance and regulations
  • Assist Corporate Controller with a variety of other tasks/projects as necessary
  • This position may require occasional travel less than 10% of the time

Minimum Qualifications

  • CPA
  • Minimum of seven (7) years general accounting experience required
  • Two to four (2-4) years public accounting experience preferred
  • Experience dealing with inventory preferred
  • Experience with opening balance sheet / purchase accounting preferred 
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of manual and automated accounting systems, preferably in a manufacturing or distribution environment
  • Knowledge and experience in accounting and financial disciplines
  • Experience in the construction industry preferred
  • 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
  • Attention to detail required, must be a self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Physical Demands

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing may be 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.

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