Accounting Manager

Houston Johnson Inc
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Competitive salary
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Job role
Experience level
The Accounting Manager will support the Controller in handling all day-to-day accounting functions for 5 business entities. The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas of accounting, including (but not limited to) payroll, receivables, payables, inventory control, financial reporting, cash control, account reconciliations, general ledger analysis as well as day to day problem solving and transactional flow. The Accounting Manager reports directly to the Controller and works closely with the management team. The Accounting Manager coordinates the monthly accounting close and supervises all post-close activity including monthly financial statement submissions and other monthly reporting requirements. As a member of the HJI Team your success and performance is measured with daily practice of our Core Values:
  • INTEGRITY: We do the right thing. We are real, honest, ethical, and trusted to adhere to our word.
  • COMMITMENT: We are dedicated to the success of our customers, employees, and partners by continuously pursuing perfection with pride, passion and performance.
  • ACCOUNTABILITY: If it has to be, it's up to me.
  • DIVERSITY: We're greater when we're equal. We value innovation from an inclusive way of thinking and appreciate differences and commonalities of all people, all backgrounds, and all perspectives.
  • LEADERSHIP: We lead with Humility, Authenticity, Vulnerability, and Empathy. We H.A.V.E. it.
  • TEAMWORK: We work together and across boundaries to encourage trust, collaboration, and respectful relations to help our company win.

  • Manage and optimize all aspects of theaccounting department including initiating new processes and procedures aimed at creating efficiency with theP&L, including revenue and cost drivers and be able to respond to questions regarding the data presented.
  • Serve as assistant to the Controller by ensuring that departmental procedures are properly documented and updated timely, resolving problems, identifying trends, determining system improvements, and implementing changes.
  • Provide leadership in directing the general accounting function, overseeing Accounting staff, handling any disciplinary issues, and performing evaluations.
  • Oversee all aspects of accounts payables, accounts receivables, and closely monitor cash functions
  • Make sure payroll is accurately processed, and all related reporting and compliance requirements are met.
  • Ensure proper reporting of transactions, prepare quarterly closing and related journal entries
  • Complete monthly period-end close related tasks including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, and variance analysis.
  • Assist with weekly forecast, monthly flash and annual operating plan development and analysis as needed.
  • Provide assistance and support with the annual budgeting process to the necessary departments.
  • Assist in meeting company objectives and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures. Protect organization's values by keeping information confidential.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Knowledge of, and hands-on experience in continuous improvement concepts.
  • Support multiple locations with the possibility of travel and commute
  • Advanced problem solving, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Excellent task management and follow-up skills.

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • 7+ years of hands-on accounting experience, with a demonstrated understanding of GAAP
  • Strong people/communication skills to manage information gathering requests
  • Results oriented, able to complete assignments in a timely and accurate manner, and the ability to manage multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • CPA or MBA preferred
  • Experience with NetSuite, and Advanced skills in MS Excel and other MS products a plus


The physical demands described here are the representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is required to sit for extended periods of time at desk and may occasionally be required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to computer screens using keyboard functions and other hand usage.

**The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. **