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Accounting Manager in Saint Cloud at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Title: Accounting Manager

Reports to: Director of Finance

Employment Status: Full-time

Company Information:

The company's future looks bright! This is due, in a large measure, to the hard work and dedication of their employees and commitment to be a customer focused organization. They are driven to achieve excellence in every aspect of the business. Since 1962, they have produced custom products to keep working people safe. They are searching for an Accounting Manager to join their team and their mission in excellence.

Job Summary:

The Accounting Manager is responsible for all accounting functions and works cooperatively in a multi-discipline team environment to execute accounting elements for the overall operation of the company. This person will need to have broad conceptual judgment, initiative and the ability to deal with complex issues.


  • Responsible for month-end close and preparation and analysis of financial statements.
  • Involved in banking relationships and cash management.
  • Assist the accounting department personnel as needed, including AP, AR and payroll functions.
  • Works with various department to create annual budget.
  • Track and analyze budget vs. actual throughout the year.
  • Works with outside CPA on year-end audit activities.
  • Works closely with engineering, production and sales in addition to applying analytical review and common sense in pricing product to maintain the company's profitability.
  • Instrumental in building variance analysis for a standard cost environment.
  • Produce and analyze daily standard to actual reports for all completed jobs.
  • Develop an understanding of how the company's manufacturing software system works including how each department is interrelated. Help prevent errors from impacting costs of inventory and the company's bottom line.
  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency. Reviews and measures company data which relate to the department.
  • Prepares analysis reports as required.
  • Compute, classify and record numerical data to keep cost records complete.
  • Perform any combination of routine calculating, posting and verifying duties to obtain primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records.
  • Prepare cost estimates for product manufacturing and quotations to aid management in bidding on or determining price of product or services, specializing in sheet metal manufacturing.


  • BA/BS Degree in Accounting
  • Thorough knowledge of general accounting as well as cost accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.

Full-Time Benefits Package includes:

  • Competitive Pay dependent on skill and/or experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)/Company Match
  • Vacation Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Short Term Disability Program
  • Discretionary Profit Sharing
  • Inclusive Teamwork Atmosphere
  • Advancement Opportunity

Please contact Meghan Gorsuch directly at 605-681-6077 or for more information on this or any other positions you may be interested.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 28 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or protected veteran status.