Company: Lebermuth Co Inc
Location: South Bend
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Provides all aspects of financial management, including corporate
accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, and budget and
forecasts preparation. Responsible for general accounting,
financial analysis, cost accounting, and control systems. Develops
and implements programs and policies to attain assigned Company
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
? Works with team in areas of accounting, standard cost system
maintenance, productivity, recognition programs, and ERP
information system maintenance and operations.
? Overseas compliance with corporate accounting policies and
? Closes financial books and records each month and reports the
results against plan and prior year.
? Assists in planning and forecasting of all product lines.
Develops income statement and balance sheet forecasts for company
? Directs physical inventory process and audits values and
quantities of inventory in conformance with company inventory cycle
? Auditing and payment of accounts payable.
? Prepares Bank Reconciliations monthly.
? Oversee Accounts Receivable and assign duties and reporting as
? Verification of shipment reports and shipment dollars. Ensures
integrity of overall production volume and cost reporting.
? Establishes plant production standards with input from respective
? Prepares annual departmental budgets which reflect production
volumes and objectives; consolidates budgets for total company.
? Sales/Use and Property tax responsibility, including annual
reporting for Indiana tax assessments.
? Work closely with the Managers and Finance to aid in the
decision-making process and provide ad hoc analysis and
? Analyze monthly, quarterly and yearly overhead costs for
informing management of the facilities success with respect to
estimate, budget, and prior year results. Significant variances
will require communication of root cause and countermeasures
? Prepare monthly Operation Reviews and explain operation
? Develop monthly overhead estimates and yearly overhead budgets.
? Drive cost savings/productivity initiatives at level through
project tracking, analysis, and reporting.
? Providing guidance and enforcement of all corporate
financial/accounting policies at the plant level including Sarbanes
Oxley requirements, cycle counting procedures and measurement, and
other requirements as necessary.
? Through understanding of GAAP and GAAS.
? Continually strive to promote a safe food culture, ensuring the
production and shipment of safe quality food products
? Other duties, as assigned
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position supervises the Senior Accountant and Accounting/AR
Education and/or Experience: Bachelors degree in accounting or
finance and a minimum of six years applicable work experience, with
five years in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent
combination of education and experience from which comparable
knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved. CPA or MBA
preferred with 1-2 years of public accounting experience.
Demonstrated accomplishments in the areas of finance and
accounting, as well as operational activities to support a strong
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret business
periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and
governmental regulations. Ability to write correspondence that is
professional in both content and tone. Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from Lebermuth
departments and vendors.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to apply mathematical and statistical
concepts to achieve desired results. Thorough understanding of
computations for general ledger, account reconciliations, inventory
control and fixed asset management.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to assess risks and opportunities within
complex business situations. Demonstrated ability to recommend and
make sound decisions quickly. Ability to solve practical problems
and deal with a variety of concrete variables. Ability to interpret
a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or
schedule form. Adept at using logic and reasoning to identify
solutions to problems.
Computer Skills: Ability to type with accuracy and speed. Strong
working knowledge and experience with ERP systems. Demonstrated
expertise in Microsoft Office products, particularly Excel.
Physical and Sensory Demands:
? Occasional travel, including day trip and overnight, utilizing
various modes of transportation
? Prolonged periods of sitting
? Occasional periods of standing and walking
? Frequent/Daily use of vision abilities for close, distant,
peripheral, depth and color recognition, with the ability to adjust
? Manual dexterity to type on computer keyboard and to operate
? Frequent use of hands and fingers to handle, reach, grip, grasp
? Occasional need to kneel, stoop, bend and crouch
? Minimal lifting throughout a scheduled work day, typically to
move/carry file boxes
? Occasional need to climb stairs
? Regularly work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
? Strong customer service orientation; ability to cultivate
productive relationships with Lebermuth departments, customers and
? Superior teamwork & leadership skills
? Strong process orientation
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills
? Openness to others points of view; ability to give and receive
feedback in a professional manner
? Ability to read and understand verbal and written instruction on
an on-going basis
? Interest and willingness to assist Company Management in moving
the business forward
? Ability to exercise sound and accurate judgment
? Demonstrates strong attention to detail
? Ability to prioritize and plan work activities; ability to
multi-task; takes an organized approach to work
? While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly exposed to perfumes and airborne particles
? Noise level is usually moderate
? Work schedule is generally 8-5pm, but may vary (to include
evenings and/or weekends) due to travel requirements and business
Keywords: Lebermuth Co Inc, South Bend , Controller, Accounting, Auditing , South Bend, Indiana
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