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Accounting Manager

Company: Whisker
Location: Auburn Hills
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Whisker is the maker of Litter-Robot, Feeder-Robot, and Litterbox.com. At Whisker, we believe pet parenthood can always get better.As leading innovators in pet tech and refined pet accessories, we work tirelessly to solve problems and deliver smarter insights for pet parents while enriching the lives of pets. Whether its a self-cleaning litter box that automates scooping, an automatic feeder that helps pets develop healthier eating habits, or a modern cat tree that delights both humans and felines, we strive to deliver better solutions for consumers while transforming pet care along the way. To us, having a pet is the best thing ever. At Whisker, life together just keeps getting better.Whisker is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and Juneau, Wisconsin with 500+ passionate team members.What Youll Do:The Accounting Manager will help lead the accounting and finance functions for Whisker and work closely with the Controller and our cross-functional leadership team to provide timely and accurate financial reporting and profitability management. As the Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for all things accounting and financial reporting. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as deemed necessary.Assists with the monthly financial close process to ensure a complete, accurate and timely month-end closeSupervises and manages the Accounts Payable and/or Accounts Receivable team, including hiring, training, and performance evaluations.Ensures timely and accurate processing of invoices and payments.Reviews and reconciles account discrepancies.Prepares financial statements to summarize and forecast the companys financial status.Assists with the management of accounting, budgeting and variance analysis within the organization.Prepares and reviews account reconciliations to ensure a clean balance sheet with no surprises.Prepares and reviews journal entries for completeness and accuracy.Provides support for financial audits and other related audits, including preparing audit schedules and responding to auditor inquiries.Works to reconcile accounting inaccuracies or imbalances.Ensures compliance with and prepares reports according to applicable government regulations.Uses accounting software to maintain records and prepare reports.Delegates accounting tasks to junior accounting staff.Coordinates with and prepares reports for the CFO, Corporate Controller and executive leadership.Assists with all internal and external corporate financial reporting and liaises with other senior leaders on a variety of reporting and financial matters.Evaluates and makes recommendations for improvements to the ERP systems and tools in order to meet financial reporting requirements as well as improve information and controls and support the Company's strategic needs.Will perform additional responsibilities when required.Leadership Responsibilities:Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Whisker policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, training and hiring teams, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, addressing team issues, and upholding safety and quality guidelines.Requirements:What You'll BringBA/BS Degree in Accounting5+ years of experience in accounting with demonstrated increased responsibilityStrong knowledge of GAAP and financial reportingKnowledge of balance sheets and income statementsExperience working with accounting software and ERP systems to optimize processesStrong analytical skills, detail-oriented and ability to multitaskTeam player with a 'no task is too small' attitudeStrong Excel and financial modeling skillsMaintains confidentiality of proprietary informationAbility to maintain a professional atmosphere in a fast-paced environment with numerous interactions and interruptionsHigh degree of initiative, self-motivation and ability to motivate othersAbility to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with Team Members and colleaguesComfortable with office pets (cats, dogs)Not Required but Nice to Have!Masters DegreeTenure in public accountingCPA designationExperience with SAP Business OneManufacturing ExperienceBenefits & Purrks:Join a tenacious, inventive company that empowers team members to chart their own path, lead by grounding decisions in the why, and has a strong sense of empathy and openness to new perspectives. Be a part of exciting growth, work with incredible people, and create tomorrows pet productsplus a whole lot of extras. You will also be provided with:Premium Medical/Dental/Vision insurancePaid parental leaveWhisker Parents Program1 day 'pawternity' leave for new pet adoptionPet Insurance401K matchFlexible spending accountsCompany-paid short-term disability and life insuranceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Generous paid time off14 Paid HolidaysTop of the line equipmentStatement of Inclusivity:We believe different perspectives make Whisker better and strive to create a place where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.Please ensure to regularly check your email spam folder for any communication from Whisker to avoid missing important updates regarding your application status.#onsite1by Jobble

Keywords: Whisker, Detroit , Accounting Manager, Executive , Auburn Hills, Michigan

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