Job #1732: US Regional Accounting Manager - Edison, NJ (12-27-21)

Job Title

US Regional Accounting Manager

Location

New Jersey

Salary

Open


This role is responsible for the control, coordination and business management support of the
import/export freight forwarding, warehousing/domestic operations and customs brokerage
business in the United States. This position will be based in Edison, NJ and reports directly to the
CFO – North America. This will be a hands-on role that will lead the company’s day-to-day
accounting, cash receipts and cash disbursements functions.


Responsibilities

  • Manage the functional team leaders (3) and staff (14) including coordinated activities with other
  • US departments, other global offices and the off-shore shared services center
  • Oversee the month-end/quarterly/year-end close processes and annual independent audit
  • Review journal entries, including those related to gross margin, SG&A expenses, capital assets,
  • leases and intercompany debt and working capital accounts
  • Support occasional global internal audits and related requests
  • valuate accounting processes for controls and efficiency improvements
  • Coordinate with FP&A director on weekly, monthly, & annual cash forecasts
  • Facilitate and monitor weekly results versus targets for working capital and net debt


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant strongly preferred
  • Logistics industry experience preferred but not required
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in accounting and/or auditing
  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading and developing a medium-sized accounting staff
  • Experience with accounting operations, intercompany transactions and financial and
  • operational internal accounting controls
  • Experience working within an international setting and with different cultures
  • Capacity to work with cross-functional peers and other members of management
  • A positive outlook, a natural intellectual curiosity and a drive for continuous improvement
  • Effective working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (including advanced Excel, Teams,
  • Outlook, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Ability to apply a broad range of accounting principles, practices, and procedures in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with databases, financial reports, and accounting software

 

Interested members should e-mail resume to Thomas Calibeo at t.calibeo@hillebrand.com .Please mention that you are a member of EisnerAmper's Friends of the Firm program. Make sure to include Job #1732 in the subject line and to copy friendsoffirm@eisneramper.com on your email.