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Title

Accounting Manager 

Category Accounting/Finance  
Description

LaForce has an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Manager.  This newly created role will be responsible for the overall management and direction of the quality, accuracy, and thoroughness of the Company’s accounting records. This is a leadership role also responsible for coaching, development and accountability of the team. 

For over 65 years, LaForce has been a trusted supplier for the commercial construction industry providing wood and steel doors, hollow metal frames, hardware, security systems, building specialties and more.  LaForce is headquartered in Green Bay, with branch locations in 8 states. 

 

Primary Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead the department’s efforts to prepare and consolidate accurate and timely monthly financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles including evaluating processes, procedures, and organizational efficiencies to better prepare financial information.
  • Perform journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and month-end close procedures for preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Oversee stock inventory program including annual physical inventory count. Maintain accurate inventory in the system by entering usage, transferring bin locations, and increasing or decreasing quantities to reflect physical inventory counts.
  • Complete bank reconciliations and ensure funds are transferred from branch locations to corporate bank accounts
  • Track physical assets in depreciation software, update the Company’s capital budget to monitor spending, and create related accounting ledger entries. Reconcile related balance sheet accounts.
  • Log company leases and maintain records to support accounting entries
  • Develops, evaluates, documents, and implements new accounting pronouncements, internal and financial system controls, policies, and procedures
  • Keeps current with developments in accounting and trends in technology and business management to identify potential problems or opportunities; maintain CPA license.
  • Maintain process documentation for all accounting policies and procedures
  • Protect assets by establishing, monitoring, and enforcing internal controls
  • Assist with internal and external audit processes
  • Ensure company is complying with federal, state, and local requirements and filing of required financial reports such as annual registrations, tax returns, and licenses
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts supporting various business segments
  • Participate in due diligence gathering for potential acquisitions

 

Qualifications:

Required Requirements of a successful applicant will include:

  • Fifth year college or university program certificate and a minimum of five years of experience in public/private accounting.
  • Experience with general ledger software and business systems
  • Three years of experience working in Microsoft Excel analyzing data using pivotal tables, advanced formulas, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Highly organized, analytical, ethical, clear communicator with a strong eye for details

Preferred In addition to the required education and/or experience the preferred candidate would possess the following additional experiences:

  • Minimum five years in public accounting with three years of experience managing employees
  • Manufacturing and distribution accounting/finance experience
  • Experience with VBA/macros and data analysis tools (ex. Power BI)

 

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance Programs
  • Company contributions to Health Savings Account
  • Critical Illness, Accident, and Hospital Indemnity Coverage Options
  • Onsite Health Clinic and Nearsite Physical Therapy Clinic
  • Matching 401k plan
  • Paid Time Off program
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Accounting Manager  
Location Green Bay  
About the Organization Strength in its people. Strength in its industry.



If you're looking for a stable and growing company to call home, this is it! LaForce offers great benefits and a fun, professional working environment. As LaForce grows, we have many opportunities for you to grow with us!



Established in 1954, LaForce has grown to be one of the largest distributors of commercial door opening products, solutions, and services in the United States consisting of doors, frames, hardware, security integration, building specialties, and much more. We have expanded to a total of 14 locations in 7 different states and have roughly 600 employees. As a family owned business, LaForce values their employees and their talents. Come work for LaForce and find a place to develop your career.

 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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