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Accounting Supervisor

Date: Jul 17, 2021

LOCATION: Torrance, CA, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

OVERVIEW

Under minimal supervision, performs monthly account reconciliations, supervises staff accountants, performs variance analysis, and assists with monthly closing and preparation of the consolidated financial statements. Will also assist with the quarterly reviews and annual financial audit.

 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Performs monthly account reconciliations and prepare supporting documentation and detail.
  • Assists with monthly closing, including preparing and inputting journal entries, and account reconciliations.
  • Conducts variance analysis on general ledger accounts and identifies and resolves discrepancies.
  • Supervises staff accountants, reviews journal entries, and reconciliations.
  • Provides training, guidance, and mentorship to staff accountants.
  • Assists with the preparation of the consolidated financial statements.
  • Prepares deliverables for ad-hoc analysis and requests.
  • Participates in special projects and initiatives.
  • Prepares quarterly and year-end audit schedules and assists and responds to audit inquiries.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in the Employee Handbook and/or applicable employment agreement. Follows safety guidelines and procedures in accordance to the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in general ledger accounting, preferably in a manufacturing environment; or 2-4 years’ experience in public accounting in an audit role.
  • Advanced knowledge of Accounting principles and procedures.
  • Advanced analytical and organizational skills and must be detail oriented.
  • Must be proficient with Excel.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • CPA
  • Experience with SAP or large ERP system
  • Consolidation experience preferred

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Actively supports and complies with Pelican’s objectives, guidelines and commitment to Quality and Safety, with an emphasis on continual improvement.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within the timeframe specified by the Manager.
  • Must be flexible regarding working hours. Must be able to work evenings and weekends, with or without advanced notice.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ensures that staff is contributing at maximum potential through rigorous hiring practices and an emphasis on training and development initiatives, including coaching and counseling direct reports in their performance and professional development, with final authority for approving pay increases, hiring decisions and disciplinary actions.
  • Emphasizes ethical leadership and decision-making to protect Pelican’s brand and reputation.
  • Establishes challenging, productive and achievable goals for direct reports; measure results by establishing checkpoints to track progress.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.

 

Why Join Pelican? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match 
  • Tuition Assistance Program 
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican! 
  • Prime location – minutes away from the beach!
  • Amazing employee discount program on Pelican Products 
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers. 
  • Wellness Discount Program 
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network. 
  • And more… 

 

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Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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