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Accounting Manager

Charlevoix, Michigan · Manufacturing

Job: Accounting Manager 
Location: Charlevoix, Michigan
Compensation: $91K+

About Us

As one of the largest cement producers in the world, my client operates over 20 cement plants throughout the world with a combined capacity of 40.5 million metric tonnes per annum. They manufacture a variety of cement for different purposes - normal, high-early strength, low heat hydration, and sulphate-resisting as well as other supplementary cementitious products - in bulk and as bagged product. 

Why Join!

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing and directing the daily plant accounting and preparation of plant cost information.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Manages the month end close process for the plant, working in cooperation with the head corporate finance staff.
  • Performs monthly variance and trend analysis, reports on actual versus budget variances and works with the Plant management team to identify and implement opportunities for cost savings, operating efficiencies, and best practices. Prepare various financial statements and reports, on a monthly basis as well as for ad hoc requests.
  • Manage and prepare monthly analysis for all plant General Ledger accounts, ensuring timely follow up on any unusual or unexpected variances.
  • Manages monthly forecasts, annual budget and annual 5 years strategic plans, leads the plant management group with budget preparation and on-going budget adjustments throughout the year.
  • Manages the CAPEX process at the plant level, including assisting with the preparation of capital authorization requests, forecasting CAPEX spending, monitoring project spending, and ensuring timely capitalization of capital projects; update Fixed Asset Ledgers as required.
  • Serves as a role model in the areas of leadership, teamwork, customer focus, continuous improvement, safety, and environmental stewardship to ensure alignment with the company’s vision and critical success factors.
  • Work with the head office corporate finance staff and local plant management to: (a) establish and monitor system controls, (b) develop procedures to improve existing systems and (c) ensure that Corporate policies and procedures are being adhered to. Support plant management team with share service.
  • Coordinates the preparation of external and internal audit materials.
  • Attend daily operations meeting for full management support. May provide month-end and related accounting support for small Terminal like location as required.


  • Minimum four year business diploma from University or College with minimum five years finance/accounting experience. Successfully completed or participating in a recognized professional accounting program; CMA or like curriculum preferred.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization; strong interpersonal skills, good communicator. Proven management and leadership skills
  • Apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations; have the ability to control accounting administration through practical mathematical accounting principles.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to take financial data and controlling data and apply it to practical situations.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with MS Office Word, and Power Point; advanced skills in Excel applications. Experience with SAP R/3 or an Enterprise Resource Software would be a strong plus.

Why Apply?
  • Competitive Salary, Benefits, 401K Match & Paid Time Off
  • Opportunity to advance your career 
  • Awesome environment that fosters a culture of growth, integrity and innovation!


Thank you for your interest in this job posting.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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