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Accountant or Senior Accountant

Date: Jan 20, 2023

Location: Holdrege, NE, US, 68949

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Our Allmand brand is seeking our next Accountant or Senior Accountant - we are open based on the experience of the candidate. You'll work out of our facility in Holdrege, reporting to the Business Unit Controller and working closely with the accounting team taking responsibility for the accounting responsibilities of the location. The position has the potential to be hybrid - in office 3 days/week and remote up to 2 days/week if desired.

Position Description

Responsible for accounting functions and the preparation of reports and statistics reflecting earnings, profits, cash balances and other financial results for our Allmand brand. Formulates and administers approved accounting practices throughout the organization to ensure that financial and operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business and provide reliable information necessary to control operations within the assigned entity.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Prepare and present daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly and annual financial information for management and outside parties. This may include leading one or more period end closing activities.

  2. Ensures controls are in place, general ledger accounts are reconciled on a periodic basis and that overall data and system integrity as it relates to financial data is in compliance with GAAP, Company policies and Sarbanes Oxley.

  3. Ensure general accounting functions are performed properly.

  4. Work closely to the Controller helping to prepare and monitor financial forecasts, budgets, expenditures; coordinates variance data and allocations and performs cost estimating projects.

  5. Works with functional managers throughout the company to identify opportunities for improved efficiencies and offer recommendations for improvement. Coordinates review of inventory balances and inventory monitoring programs.

  6. Manages division systems and the compilation and analysis of management reports and statistical statements.

  7. Conduct internal and external financial statement audit requirements.

  8. If applicable: assists the Controller with responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget.

  9. Responsible for the invoicing process and making sure accounts and taxes are accurate.

  10. Responsible for Account Receivables and Payables, working closely with Corporate who concentrates Treasury activities to the group.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of analysis techniques that assist in report preparation for decision-making purposes
  • Thorough understanding of general accounting functions as well as cost accounting and standard cost setting
  • Familiarity with profit and loss analysis, standard operating and capital budgeting
  • Advanced organization skills necessary to manage multiple assignments and priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills for interface and communicate with diverse groups
  • Leadership skills and the ability to be influential
  • Desire to grow into a leadership role
  • Strong computer literacy, especially experience with financial software systems
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • At least 5 years of related accounting experience, with at least 2 years is in tax accounting - OPEN to training if have fewer years of accounting experience
  • Prefer previous manufacturing accounting experience, but willing to train

Physical & Environmental Requirements

 

 

 

Allmand™, a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton, is a manufacturer of portable jobsite equipment focused on providing customers with safe, reliable, and high-quality products. Located in Holdrege, Nebraska, Allmand brings portable light towers, mobile industrial heaters, flashing arrow boards, portable light stands, portable air compressors and mobile generators for the global construction,mining, oil & gas, and rental markets. Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.

 

Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Kearney

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