Great Plains Industries, Inc.

5252 E. 36th St N.
Wichita , KS
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Accounting Manager

Great Plains Industries, Inc.
Wichita, KS Full time
Posted on September 1, 2017

Job Summary: The Accounting Manager oversees the day to day management of AP and AR, prepares consolidated multi-national financial statements and various reports, and researches and resolves discrepancies.  In addition to managing the basic functions of an accounting office, this position will provide accounting expertise in a manufacturing organization and provide backup to some Finance Manager functions

Job duties:

  • The Accounting Manager has direct responsibility to oversee AP/AR and general accounting functions to insure GPI follows through on commitments to our customers, vendors and employees.  This position will have accountability to maintain the accuracy of the general ledger. 
  • This positon will help develop and perform cost accounting functions to achieve a clear understanding the cost of goods sold.
  • Collect, summarize and interpret financial data for business leaders and provide financial guidance on departmental performance in relation to overall company performance.  
  • This position will prepare all financial statements and supporting schedules including consolidations of international subsidiaries. 
  • This position will support all business units by utilizing report writing skills and understanding of ERP systems to provide appropriate data to leaders to better manage the organization.
  • Reconcile international payroll and benefits to the general ledger and work directly with GPV & GPI HR Manager on process improvements or issues.
  • Teaming with HR Manager, perform weekly verification of time track data transmission to Syteline after time cards have been authorized for the week.
  • Prepare work papers for independent auditors.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance with 5 years’ experience working in a manufacturing organization.
  • Prior experience in a leadership or supervisory role.
  • 2+ years’ experience in a cost accounting function within a similar manufacturing organization.
  • 5+ years’ experience with an ERP system including strong reporting writing skills from comparable data base systems.
  • Exceptional MS Office skills and expert level experience with Excel in an accounting environment. 
  • Proven work experience with a high level of detail and accuracy.  Ability to solve problems effectively using sound accounting principles. 
  • Prepared to assume a proactive role in order to provide support the Director of Finance in a fast-paced growing organization.

Preferred Candidates:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Accounting or Finance.
  • 3 – 5 years’ accounting work with multinational manufacturing experience.
  • 5 - 10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Prior experience managing employees within the accounting function.
  • Experience with Syteline and Jet Reports.