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Accounting Manager - Cost and Margin

Herman Miller
Zeeland, MI
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Accounting Manager - Cost and Margin-18350

Position Description:

You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as an Accounting Manager - Cost and Margin at Herman Miller and make both.

About this Opportunity
As an Accounting Manager - Cost and Margin, you'll apply a comprehensive knowledge of accounting principles, concepts, theories, and techniques in conducting activities to support the development, monitoring, and maintenance of ledger accounts and financial statements/reporting. You will supervise a team of Accounting and Finance professionals and assign personnel to tasks and projects.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
  • Analyze and interpret data and reports containing complex accounting concepts, issues, and activities.
  • Assign, monitor, and review the progress and accuracy of work, directing efforts and providing technical guidance on complex issues.
  • Collaborate with Finance colleagues and internal/external Herman Miller contacts to collect, validate, and interpret data. You'll also assist in communicating detailed information under general supervision.
  • Conduct and lead activities in support of maintaining ledger accounts/reporting for business units.
  • Provide professional mentoring to less experienced team members.
  • Research and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies and how they may optimize current business practices.
  • Use broadly defined procedures to support documentation processes in compliance with corporate financial guidelines.
  • Utilize sound management skills to effectively lead a team of Accounting/Finance professionals toward the achievement of business objectives.
  • Function as Financial Analyst and key business partner with the assigned client group.
  • Take responsibility for month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close surrounding inventory, variances, and margin performance.
  • Work closely with auditors to ensure that information, support, and explanations are provided in a timely manner.
  • Support the SOX 404 documentation process.
  • Provide calculation, review, and analysis of reserves.
  • Receive general guidance on assigned activities, conferring with leadership when appropriate.
  • Provide systems implementation and operation support for multiple systems as needed.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
  • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • A Master's degree or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license.
  • Six or more years of professional accounting experience.
  • Two or more years of experience as a manager or supervisor.
  • An expert ability to think strategically and execute tactically. You must also be financially literate and possess well-developed business acumen.
  • Demonstrated leadership competence as defined in Herman Miller's Leadership Competency Model.
  • A leadership style that reflects creative and innovative thinking, performing as a team player, and is service-oriented.
  • A demonstrated high level of written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to communicate information, ideas, procedures, and processes in a logical sequence and at a level appropriate to the audience, resulting in effective working relationships.
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools currently used in the Herman Miller office environment.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.

Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Zeeland


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