As a key member of the finance management team, provide leadership and coordination of all accounting functions of the distribution and sales organization, including strategic planning, profitability analysis, and financial controls. Responsible for application of accounting principles, practices, and procedures as well as month end close, financial reporting, and budgeting. Prepare critical financial analysis and present findings and recommendations to division and corporate management. Ensure company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles and are compliant with best practice internal control procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Oversee daily operations of the finance department.
Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
Ensure internal and external policy compliance
Manage the preparation of financial forecasts.
Design, establish, and maintain a system of internal controls in order to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.
Work closely with internal and external auditors.
Work with department managers to develop budgets and strategic business plans for the company.
Establish and implement short- and long-range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
Recommend benchmarks for measuring the financial and operating performance of departments.
Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives.
Direct financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience, Competencies and Education
Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of direct experience required.
CPA and/or MBA preferred.
Experience with SAP is strongly preferred
Experience in a distribution facility a plus
Must be able to demonstrate expertise in financial concepts and application of generally accepted accounting principles.
Must understand internal control requirements and best practices as well as demonstrate the ability to suggest mitigating controls, where necessary.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a larger team.
Must be able to lead and manage a diverse group of individuals.
Strong oral and written skills are a must.
Ability to present findings and recommendations to management.
ACCOUNTABILITIES AND MEASURES:
Month end close and account reconciliations
Accounts payable and accounts receivable
Sales and use tax
Cost control and cost savings initiatives
Monthly and ad hoc reporting
Budgeting and forecasting
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List possible exposures to extreme work environment issues such as loud noise, excessive temperatures, outside environments, etc...
Internal Number: SCB-2108
About American Outdoor Brands Corporation
At American Outdoor Brands, we are proud to offer some of the most popular names in the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast markets!
We are dedicated to creating, growing, and preserving strong consumer brands that deliver innovative and high-quality products. Our efforts focus on meeting the needs of consumers who have a passion for the adventure, freedom, and personal inspiration offered by embracing the great outdoors. We have successfully grown from a single firearms operating division founded in 1852 under the iconic Smith & Wesson brand to four operating divisions today.
With more than 18 highly respected consumer brands -- and growing -- we are well positioned to serve the large outdoor lifestyle products market opportunity. American Outdoor Brands Corporation represents our enhanced strategic direction, our broad range of product offerings, and our plan to continue building upon our portfolio of strong American brands. American Outdoor Brands Corporation serves as the holding company for the historic Smith & Wesson Corp., Battenfeld Technologies, Inc., and Crimson Trace Corporation, which represent our firearms, manufacturing services, accessories, and e...lectro-optics divisions.
We have only just begun our journey toward achieving our vision of being the leading provider of high-quality products for the shooting, hunting, and rugged outdoor enthusiast. This large and growing market is populated by active lifestyle consumers who pursue their activities with passion and seek out brands they can trust. With a track record of creating, preserving, and acquiring respected brands, we remain committed to our future growth -- focusing on brands that best support the needs and lifestyle of our valued customers.
American Outdoor Brands (and its affiliates) is an equal opportunity employer, and considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, military service, application for military service, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable state or local law. Candidates must possess proper authorization to work in the United States and, where applicable, to possess technical data as defined in the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120.10.