Finance / Accounting

Updated on September 20, 2022

STAFF ACCOUNTANT - REQUIRE GREAT PLAINS DYNAMIC SOFTWARE EXPERTISE

Searching for a Staff Accountant.  Great career opportunity with a prominent Travel and Tourism organization!  Will handle accounts payable/receivable, banking, and special reporting.  Hybrid schedule.  Excellent benefit package, 401K match, and salary.

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RESORT DIRECTOR OF FINANCE - HAWAII

Would you consider a great opportunity at a prominent resort on the Big Island of Hawaii?

400+ room property, 4 direct reports including purchasing manager, accounting manager, and 3 clerks.

$130,000 – 150,000 plus bonus and relocation allowance

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DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE - CHELSEA MILLING COMPANY - ANN ARBOR, MI AREA

Join one of the nation's most successful foodservice manufacturers!

Harper Associates has been retained by Chelsea Milling Company to Recruit a Director of Accounting and Finance to help lead the charge in delivering profitability and streamline processes in the Accounting and Finance departments. Jiffy Mix is the #1 selling dry baking mix nationwide, and the company is continuously improving the plant and processes to keep up with increasing demand. Sales have never been higher!

Chelsea Milling Company is a family-owned company that has been making Jiffy Mix since 1930 and has stood the test of time, never once having to lay off employees due to an economic downturn. In fact, the company has thrived throughout the Covid-19 pandemic as demand has skyrocketed. The leader in prepared baking mixes, Jiffy has dominated the grocery/retail market, and the company is now offering Jiffy Mix to the foodservice and restaurant business! The Director of Accounting and Finance position is a newly created, long-term position that offers the right candidate an opportunity to really shine.

Key factors that will make you the ideal candidate:

· Leadership - have enough expertise in accounting to coach/manage accounting associates through a technical situation, but also have managerial soft skills to develop people's skills

· Strong accounting background (more so than finance)

· Experience utilizing an ERP system to automate certain accounting functions

· Expert in FP&A, forecasting, and financial statement building

BENEFITS

· Unrivaled company culture - there is virtually zero turnover and employee tenure is an average of 17 years

· A foundation built on honesty and integrity

· Exceptional salary and health benefits

· Profit-sharing bonuses

· Great work/life balance

· Health and wellness programs

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

· Immerse in the company's culture of interdependent communication and decision making. Must be able to listen and understand varied points of view in CMC's flat organization structure, where status, power, and authority are de-emphasized

· Work cross-functionally with all departments and facilitate information sharing

· Coordinate with other departments to analyze different projects to develop goals, measure performance, and make recommendations

· Provide support for all Enterprise Resource Planning tasks

· Identify, communicate, and implement continuous improvement opportunities

· Deliver on value-added tasks as assigned by CFO and/or Management

· Assist in GAAP compliance issues and financial reporting

· Drive an accurate and timely period end close process

· Maintain and monitor a strong internal control environment

· Oversee the accounting functional responsibilities that include maintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts, A/R, A/P, cost accounting work streams, and driving the fixed asset accounting process (capital expenditure projects, financial evaluation of completed projects)

· Prepare financial statements (income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement)

· Review financial information and identify both insight and inconsistencies

· Play a leadership role in the annual budget plan process

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor’s degree (Master's degree would be preferred but not required)

· Minimum 7 years' experience in an accounting leadership capacity

· Strong people development skills

· Effective communication skills

· Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and ERP software

· CPA or CMA preferred but not required

· Experience with Plex ERP system would be a plus

· Experience in the manufacturing industry would be preferred

Ideal candidates would be those that meet the minimum qualifications and are looking for a long-term career with a privately held company that focuses on people. Must enjoy a team environment and thrive on camaraderie.

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CONTROLLER - PRIVATE CLUB - DETROIT SUBURBS

The Club’s Controller must possess strong analytical skills in order to provide the Board and Management the information necessary to operate the Club. A depth of knowledge in Information Technology (IT) is preferred. The Controller must have strong organizational and time management skills. Finally, the position requires excellent interpersonal skills to communicate with both members, staff and vendors.

Candidates must show strengths in the following areas:

  • Knowledge and experience with TAI or other comparable hospitality systems.
  • Establish and management of the budget process.
  • Coordination of all tax, regulatory and governmental filings.
  • Preparation of member statements, financial statements, forecasts and analyses.
  • Evaluation of operating results with regard to costs, revenues, and budgets.
  • Managing the Human Resource functions of the Club.
  • The ability to work “hands on” with the staff, and to mentor, train and lead.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Directs all financial operations of the club. Monitor day to day operations inclusive of cash controls, bank reconciliation, accounts receivable and payables.
  • Formulates, receives and recommends policy proposals relating to accounting and auditing, the budget, revenue and cost control procedures, payroll, and tax issues.
  • Monitor actual to budget operational results on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Prepares budgets and financial forecasts, monitors expenditures and advises management about variances and their potential causes; recommends corrective actions to help assure goals are met.
  • Manages and conducts internal auditing programs to help assure that records are accurately maintained and that established policies and practices are satisfactorily and consistently followed.
  • Prepares documents required for the accounting firm to prepare all applicable tax returns. Preparation of sales tax & property tax.
  • Verifies that insurance records for club property are properly maintained.
  • Works with the club’s external auditors.
  • Negotiates and administers employee benefit programs.
  • Reviews and updates employee handbook and personnel related policies.
  • Keeps current with changing laws and regulations regarding employees; ensures the club is compliant with same.
  • Oversee Club’s IT program.
  • Maintain Club’s health insurance and property insurance and file Club permits.
  • Maintain Club’s Leases.
  • Attend Finance Committee meetings.

Requirements include:

  • A career path marked with stability and progression of title and responsibility while showing ongoing professional development.
  • An Associate degree in accounting or business administration
  • Certified Hospitality Accounting Executive (CHAE) recommended.

Club offers a competitive total compensation and benefits package to include:

  • Employee benefits to include medical, dental, optical, life insurance and a 401K Plan.


STAFF ACCOUNTANT - TROY, MI - HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Hybrid Schedule 3 days in office, Monday and Friday remote

Our client is a very successful full-service restaurant company that is moving into a beautiful new corporate office in Troy. The ideal candidate has an Accounting Degree, combined with a dynamic personality and great communication skills to facilitate conversations with key staff in the field.

Desire a competent, trustworthy Accountant to handle a wide variety of responsibilities. Will be involved with all closing processes and reconciliations (month-end, quarterly and annual).

The Staff Accountant will:

  • Prepare general ledger reconciliations and month end procedures
  • Monitor bank reconciliations, third-party receivables and weekly sales information
  • Provide support with payroll processing, accounts payable, receivable
  • Help supervise accounting policies and procedures along with internal controls

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • At least two years of related experience
  • Ability to prepare journal entries and statement of account reconciliations
  • Solid knowledge in GAAP accounting and financial reporting
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Previous experience with applying and maintaining strong internal controls
  • Restaurant/Food Cost Accounting is advantageous but not mandatory

Excellent salary, benefits, lunches brought in several times per week!

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


BOOKKEEPER - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY - ROYAL OAK, MI AREA

Bookkeeper for established Royal Oak area Commercial Property Management Company (office and retail). Will be involved in A/P, A/R, invoicing, and bank reconciliations. The ideal candidate must have a good understanding of accounting principles – debit and credit, income and expense, assets and liabilities, and equity. Will be involved in managing the filing system. Will also interact with contractors and commercial tenants. Your outgoing and pleasant personality will be a great addition to the team.

Clerical Skills should include

  • writing business letters
  • mail merge
  • typing leases and lease amendments
  • writing checks, supply orders,
  • scan and upload documents to databases

Option to work 4-5 days per week, 30-40 hours

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