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Accounting Manager
Title:Accounting Manager
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)

Company Description
The Lindt Chocolate family of brands - Lindt, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover Chocolates, combine to be the 3rd largest chocolate company in the industry. Each brand has carved a unique niche in the hearts of consumers. Our products can be found in major mass, drug, and grocery chains in all 50 states and in company-owned and independent retail locations. With a strong retail presence domestically and abroad, we are poised to meet the needs of our customers for life’s everyday moments, seasonal celebrations, and special occasions.

Position Summary:

The Accounting Manager role is well suited for someone who enjoys being hands on in a variety of finance/accounting/projection functions including but not limited to:

  • Holds responsibility for entire company general ledger - facilitates and completes monthly close and group reporting procedures
  • Prepares regular budgets
  • Prepares monthly account reconciliations
  • Oversees fixed assets for Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc.
  • Initiates wires, ACH, bank reporting, cash pooling administration, liquidity planning, etc...
  • AP Oversight
  • Invoices IC partners
  • Recommends changes in accounting systems and procedures
  • Performs monthly payroll reconciliation
  • Assists with financial and tax audits
  • Assists in documentation and monitoring of internal controls
  • Serves as a back-up for all other general ledger responsibilities
  • Acts an important part of the SAP implementation
  • Acts as a manager of senior accountant and accounts payable manager

This role will report directly to the Senior Director of Finance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of accounting/finance experience
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices, including GAAP/IFRS and statutory accounting
  • CPA certification
  • Advanced Excel skills (i.e. pivot tables, VLOOKUPs)
  • Experience working with an ERP system
  • Previous supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Highly detail-oriented and organized in work processes
  • Possesses strong leadership, supervisory, and management abilities
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Has excellent critical thinking as well as analytical skills
Benefits Information

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, bonus program, generous health and welfare benefits including medical, dental, vision, and other ancillary offerings.   In addition, we have a retirement savings 401K plan, 10 paid holidays, paid personal time off, and generous discounts on our delicious products! 

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is a newly constituted shared services organization developed to better leverage the Lindt & Sprüngli family of brands (Lindt USA, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover Chocolates) headquartered in North America. 

Employment by Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer. Principals only please.
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