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Assistant Manager - Accounting
Title:Assistant Manager - Accounting
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)
Company Description
Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is a shared services organization that supports the operating companies of the Lindt & Sprüngli family of brands headquartered in the United States.  Our company was created to help leverage the combined size, power and reach of the operating companies.  Our support includes Warehousing & Transportation services through administration of a national network of warehouses and transportation management, a large Field Sales & Merchandising force providing retail merchandising support for all US brands, an Information Technology team to support the operating companies during system upgrades and platform conversions, Procurement expertise in supply & materials sourcing, in-house Legal Counsel resources and support from the Finance team for US tax filings.

Position Summary:
The Assistant Manager - Accounting role is well-suited for someone who is ambitious and seeking experience and opportunity for growth.  The person in this role has excellent critical thinking as well as analytical skills and enjoys being hands on in a variety of finance/accounting functions.  This role will report to the Accounting Manager and interacts frequently with members within the Accounting/Finance department as well as other departments within the company.  This role will have the opportunity to work across the Lindt family of companies, both in the U.S. and Internationally.

Essential Functions:
  • Completes monthly closing procedures including monthly account reconciliations, accruals, calculation of adjustments and journal entries
  • Performs bank reconciliations and prepares daily cash pool reporting
  • Monitors and maintains inter-company loan balances
  • Maintains fixed asset records and records monthly depreciation
  • Identifies and leads process improvements, along with documenting processes
  • Prepares routine and ad hoc financial reporting and analysis
  • Assists with budgeting and forecasting
  • Assists with financial and tax audits
  • Prepares required Government Census Reports
  • Serves as a back-up for all other general ledger responsibilities
  • Serves as a lead on project work, as well as joining project teams
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or 4 years of accounting/finance experience
  • Minimum 2 years of accounting/finance experience
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and practices, including GAAP/IFRS, and statutory accounting
  • Advanced Excel skills (i.e. pivot tables, VLOOKUPs)
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
  • Demonstrates good interpersonal skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management, and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving, and results
  • Ability to function as a team-player
Preferred Qualifications:
  • CPA Certification
  • Big Four accounting firm experience (or CPA firm experience)
  • Experience working in an ERP system
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! 

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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