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Requisition ID:  35937

Senior Manager Cost Accounting

 

 

Are you looking for more?
 

At Mohawk Industries, we’re committed to more – more customer solutions, more process improvements, more sustainable manufacturing and more opportunities for our team.


As a Fortune 500, global flooring leader with some of the best-known brands in the industry, Mohawk is a great place to start or develop your career with an emphasis on more of what’s important to you. Whether you want to lead more, innovate more, learn more or create more, you can find your more with Mohawk.

 

 

Primary Objective:

This position plays an important role with managing various accounting functions with the divisions, tax department, internal and external audit. This position will manage the monthly close process in addition to providing guidance to the junior team members of the corporate accounting group. Execute solutions related to improving accounting processes. Responsible for the more complicated and/or complex general ledger accounts that present a diverse range of issues and data requiring the application of in-depth analysis and research necessary to support the daily activities of the department. Works with latitude for independent decision-making and judgment within the framework

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the monthly close process, including preparation of journal entries and general ledger account reconciliations for accounts with greater complexity. Research and document financial fluctuations. Collect data from source documents through data downloads and extracts verify and confirm data accuracy.
  • Supervise junior team members. Review the work and analysis performed by the junior team members and provide guidance on more complex transactions and reconciliations.
  • Facilitate the quarterly and annual audit in addition to the preparation of work papers. Serve as audit liaison for both Internal and External auditors and manage SOX activities for the Corporate Accounting Group.
  • Manage the monthly forecast preparation of the Company. Prepare analytical analysis on fluctuations as required with distribution to the divisions in addition to the Corporate Finance groups.
  • Manage relationships with the divisions and the corporate tax department.
  • Lead the company wide process to streamline the account reconciliation process. Provide training and guidance.
  • Identify areas of improvement within the accounting department to increase efficiencies and develop streamlined accounting processes, implementing solutions accordingly.
  • Remain current on department operating processes and compliance guidelines, informs customers accordingly and ensure that processed transactions are compliant. Inform management of non-compliant or questionable issues. Work closely with management, team members and assigned business units to ensure the timely and accurate communication, implementation, and monitoring of regulatory, corporate and department compliance guidelines.
  • Assist in special projects.

 

Type of Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline required.
  • CPA certification required.
  • MBA preferred
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) required.
  • Knowledge of economic principles, auditing practices and principles, and applicable laws, codes and regulations
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience in accounting and administration that includes journal entry preparation, General Ledger Accounting, account reconciliations, Fixed Assets, and budgeting with a mix between public accounting and industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the management of financial systems and budgets, financial reporting, financial data analysis, auditing, taxation and providing financial advice.
  • Proficiency with PC and software applications including Advanced Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency using department database systems such as JD Edwards, AS400, etc.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively interact with and make presentations to senior executives, regulatory agencies, and other internal and external customers. Ability to exercise good judgment and resourcefulness in the absence of formalized guidelines and procedures
  • Excellent analytical skills to interpret and adapt known methods, system procedures or operating concepts to new situations
  • Competencies: Describe the specific skills required for this position in terms of technical, managerial, interpersonal skills and unique abilities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively interact with and make presentations to senior executives, regulatory agencies, and other internal and external customers. Ability to exercise good judgment and resourcefulness in the absence of formalized guidelines and procedures
  • Excellent analytical skills to interpret and adapt known methods, system procedures or operating concepts to new situations
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks with concentration, speed and accuracy to meet deadlines
  • Ability to make sound decisions and resolve problems in a high-pressure environment and/or crisis
  • Willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions. Ability to persuade, market and sell new ideas.
  • Manages a small team of exempt employees.

 

Disclaimer: The information on this description was prepared by Compensation and department management and is designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

 

 

Mohawk Industries is a leading global flooring manufacturer that creates products to enhance residential and commercial spaces around the world. Mohawk’s vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in the production of carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone and vinyl flooring. Our industry-leading innovation has yielded products and technologies that differentiate our brands in the marketplace and satisfy all remodeling and new construction requirements. Our brands are among the most recognized in the industry and include American Olean, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Marazzi, Mohawk, Mohawk Home, Pergo, and Quick-Step. During the past decade, Mohawk has transformed its business from an American carpet manufacturer into the world’s largest flooring company with operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.

 

Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.


Nearest Major Market: Calhoun