• Administrative
  • Manufacturing
  • Brainerd, MN


Position is located in Brainerd, MN. No remote work is available. Must have prior accounting experience in a manufacturing style environment.


The Accounting Manager/Controller is primarily responsible for the preparation of accurate, complete and timely financial information in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Establish and implement efficient company policies and procedures.


· Accounting Department


· Manage the overall direction, coordination, and performance of department personnel. Carries out management responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

· Directly responsible for managing the monthly financial close including preparation of journal entries and month-end activities in the general ledger in order to perform the month end closing process timely and accurately.

· Prepare and present the monthly financial performance review to management.

· Lead the annual Budget preparation process and present final plan

· Management responsibility to prepare bank reporting utilizing appropriate software.

· Provide periodic KPI data as defined by management

· Prepares reports on a periodic basis, including forecasts, operation expense reports for corporate departments and others as requested.

· Provide financial information to, and answer inquiries from, all managers.

· Maintain a rolling 13-week cash forecast and assist with treasury or banking support.

· Maintain proper accounting and internal control procedures and policies.

· Maintain chart of accounts, ERP master data and transactions to facilitate timely and accurate financial information.

· Manage and delegate the preparation and review of monthly account reconciliations.

· Manage and delegate the daily tasks of direct reports in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll and General Accounting.

· Manage external accounting firm in completing year-end financial reporting.

· Manage and/or delegate capital project, CAPEX, spending management and reporting.

· Gather and prepare year end information for tax reporting.

· Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures.

· Participate in key decisions as a member of the management team.

· Special projects as necessary.


· Exceptional knowledge of accounting, budgeting, cash forecasting and cost control principles including generally accepted accounting principles

· Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections

· Sound judgment and good interpersonal skills

· Strong knowledge of ERP systems; ability to navigate through various types of computer software

· Exceptional Microsoft Excel skills; strong knowledge of other Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

· Strong interpersonal communication skills; ability to communicate with varied levels of employees

· Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and problem-solving skills

· Strong analytical skills

· Strong written and verbal communication skills

· Highly adaptable; possesses a strong ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities

· Ability to maintain confidentiality

· Ability to multi-task; strong project management skills

· Ability to establish and contribute to a high degree of teamwork and collaboration with diverse groups

· Ability to identify and implement changes in a fast-paced environment


· Integrity – Demonstrate Honesty, Do the Right Thing, Act Ethically

· Respect – Golden Rule, protect our Equipment, Products and Information, Keep Facility Clean & Organized

· Teamwork – Collaborate Towards Success, Support and Trust Each Other, Shared Communication

· Customer Focused – Listen and Support our Customer’s Needs, Going Above and Beyond to Satisfy our Customers, Provide Best Value Solutions

· Growth Minded – More Revenue, More Profit, More Opportunities, Continuous Improvement while Accepting Change, aspiring to be the Best We Can Be


· Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

· Minimum five (5) years of experience in general accounting. Manufacturing background preferred

· 3+ years supervisory/managerial experience

· CPA Preferred (not required)

To apply for this job email your details to mike@growbrainerdlakes.org