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Accounting Manager


Posted by Simms Fishing Products on 09/06/2023

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Fishing, Lifestyle, Outdoor, WaterSports

Job Categories: Accounting

Company Type: Recreation

State: MT

City: Bozeman

Country: United States

Required Experience: 5 - 7 years

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: 80,000 - 87,000

Required to Relocate: Yes

Required to Travel: No

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within: 50+ miles

Job Description & Requirements

The Accounting Manager is a key member of the Simms Finance Department, managing the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions.  Our ideal candidate is detailed-oriented, a lifelong learner, an excellent communicator, can manage/balance multiple projects effectively, and enjoys process improvement initiatives.  The Finance Department at Simms is made up of a passionate group of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts who take pride in our hard work, success, and the part we play in our overarching goal - inspiring the world to fish.

This position reports to the Finance Director and is based out of our Bozeman headquarters.

As the Accounting Manager, you will have an opportunity to:

  • Manage Accounts Payable (1 head) and Accounts Receivable/Credit (1 head).
  • Evaluate current controls and identify and lead improvements designed for scalability.
  • Reconcile and maintain accurate reports on balance sheet areas associated with AR and AP, including Other Assets, Bad Deb Reserves, Received Not Invoiced, Key Account Reserves, Suspense Accounts, etc.
  • Manage Amazon Reconciliation process, including application of AR, updating JE templates for changes, and researching variances.
  • Manage updates to banking tools and templates and serve as the liaison between Simms and the Vista Treasury team.
  • Prepare weekly cash forecasts.
  • NAV “Power User”. Can be relied upon to be the definitive resource for the efficient use of specific ERP functions and related business processes.

You have:

  • Bachelor’s degree of accountancy or similar field of study.
  • 5+ years of experience in accounting-related field.
  • Previous work experience and detailed knowledge of AP and AR Processes
  • Strong computer skills/working knowledge of Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
  • Attention to Detail – Aware of all tasks & responsibilities. Does not let things slip through the cracks.
  • Analytical Skills – Ability to efficiently work with numbers, determine meaning from quantitative figures to ensure accuracy of data.
  • Organization & Planning – Ability to prioritize tasks and organize responsibilities to meet deadlines.
  • Flexibility/Adaptability – Ability to adjust quickly to new priority assignments or issues that come to light.
  • Communication – Able to communicate findings/issues/resolutions with all effected parties.
  • Honesty/Integrity – Upholds the creditability of the Finance Department and provides a positive image of the department to the rest of the company. Properly handles the responsibilities of one working in the accounting field.
  • Professional Skepticism – Uses a questioning mind to critically assess the appropriateness and sufficiency of information.

You might have:

  • Previous work experience in public accounting, bookkeeping, or private with industry experience (outdoor/manufacturing) preferred.
  • Comprehension of US GAAP reporting and SOX Compliance preferred.
  • Previous work experience with ERP software preferred.
  • CPA license preferred but not required.
  • Passion for fishing/the outdoors encouraged.

Salary Range for this role is: $80,000 - $87,0000 annually DOE

About Simms Fishing Products

Simms is a leading manufacturer of high quality fishing apparel and outerwear, based in Bozeman, Montana.