Accounting Manager - Operations in Fargo, ND at RDO Equipment Co.

Date Posted: 11/26/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position will manage a team of operational accountants who contribute to the overall efficient operation of the accounting department to provide accurate, timely financial reporting to our stakeholders. Processing equipment sales, reconciling balance sheet accounts, margin analysis, calculating commissions, and providing accounting support to our stores are a large part of the Operation Accounting Team’s day-to-day work cycle.

Specific Duties Include:

  • Responsible for key operational accounting processes including: equipment sales cycle, calculating commissions, reconciling balance sheet accounts, margin analysis, and providing accounting support to our stores.
  • Manages a team of accountants to ensure timely, accurate completion of assigned accounting responsibilities. Develops reasonable performance standards and ways of evaluating outcome quality.
  • Consistently creates a positive morale and sense of purpose and accomplishment in the team.
  • Develops, implements, maintains, and documents accounting policies and procedures to meet changing requirements.
  • Monitors and evaluates systems of internal control with appropriate documentation, identifies deficiencies, and assists in correcting deficiencies.
  • Responsible for leading the growth and development of the operational accounting team.
  • Participates in the development of multiple accounting and financial systems to meet changing requirements and to improve processes.
  • Ensure that appropriate communications take place throughout the location/s by facilitating/participating in monthly open-book meetings, conducting regular team meetings, encouraging an open-door policy, and proactively seeking feedback from team members.
  • Foster an engaged work environment within the location/s, encouraging accountability, open communication, teamwork, and a commitment to serving the customer.
  • Lead and manage all business and/or department activities related to ensuring the customer experience is positive and that all team members are committed to creating solutions and long-term relationships with customers.
  • Ensure that the company/location reputation and image in the community is consistent with RDO Equipment Co. Core Values, and that business relationships with all stakeholders are not compromised.
  • Manage the evaluation, allocation, and management of physical and financial resources and administer the hiring, development/training, management, evaluation, and effective assignment of people resources.
  • Responsible for ensuring that sound and safe business practices and processes are implemented and continuously improved to effectively and efficiently achieve ethical business objectives.
  • Follow all safety rules and regulations while performing work assignments and adhere to all policies and procedures as specified in company manuals and as directed in the employee handbook.
  • Proactively seek and participate in available company-sponsored training, in an effort to develop and advance knowledge base and skill set.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management in a professional and efficient manner.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work experience
  • Leadership skills
  • 7+ years of work-related experience in the accounting field preferred
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • 10% travel required
  • Candidates must have valid work authorization and be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.

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