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Liberty Diversified International

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Minneapolis, MN
+1 location
New Hope, MN
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    As the ACCOUNTING MANAGER with SAFCO, you will be an integral part of the financial management team leading accounting, reporting and financial control processes to fuel operational and financial success. You will oversee day to day accounting, reporting and financial control for the company and will drive innovation through process improvement, financial analysis and supporting initiatives to further Safco’s reputation and long-standing success.

    This full-time position reports directly to our VP of Finance and is located in SAFCO'S headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota (Highway 169 & Bass Lake Road). Our line of products includes furniture and accessories that enhance how people work & learn.

    Required Skills

    IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

    • Proactively lead to deliver timely and accurate P&L and Balance Sheet accounting in compliance with US GAAP and corporate policies utilizing current best practices to maximize value and efficiency
    • Proactively lead to deliver value added financial reporting that highlights key trends, issues and opportunities across the business including progress against goals
    • Partner with Safco Sales and Operations teams to analyze data and processes to identify and recommend solutions to support business decisions
    • Ensure Safco maintains effective financial control by managing approval levels, separation of duties and other financial control tools
    • Act as a liaison between Safco and the corporate finance team to leverage support and ensure timely and accurate compliance with corporate policies, reporting and procedures in the areas of accounting, reporting, treasury & tax
    • Lead Safco’s participation in LDI’s annual financial audit
    • Lead and bring accountability to a team of three direct reports (Financial Accountant, Accounts Payable and Treasury) by building a culture of high performance, collaboration and continuous improvement that values learning and commitment to quality

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
    • 7+ years of progressive experience in Finance or Accounting Management. Both public and private accounting experience preferred
    • 5+ years of experience leading and developing finance/accounting teams
    • Financial leadership experience in manufacturing and distribution environments
    • Ability to learn and navigate effectively in the JD Edwards ERP system, strong database knowledge (BI preferred) and advanced Excel skills
    • Excellent data analysis and trend identifications skills with the ability to show the impact of the analysis on the financial statements
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with plant and corporate team members and executives
    • Exceptional judgment and creative problem solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
    • Demonstrated skills in coaching employees and facilitating process and cultural changes

    SAFCO has delivered exceptional organization and workspace products for the ever changing ways in which people live and work. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with revenue of $200M, Safco operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Milford, Iowa and distribution centers located in Minnesota, Virginia, Georgia, and California. With the acquisition of Mayline in 2016, Safco entered the U.S. manufacturing and operations space producing approximately 25% of its product offering and sourcing the remainder. By making the strategic decision to manufacture in the U.S., Safco is able to deliver with greater speed and efficiency, and build in additional protection in matters such as global trade decisions / tariffs.

    In 1966, SAFCO became part of the LIBERTY DIVERSIFIED INTERNATIONAL family of businesses. Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, LIBERTY DIVERSIFIED INTERNATIONAL (LDI) has revenues exceeding $700M. LDI is comprised of three divisions: Paper and Packaging, Workspace Products, and Building Products. Led by the company’s first external CEO and a talented management team, LDI is on track to become a $1B company. We have 1,900 employees and 20 facilities throughout the U.S. and Mexico. Since LDI'S inception in 1918, our values – CARING, INNOVATION, TRUST AND EXCELLENCE – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. With roots in the corrugated cardboard business, today we operate in the core markets of paper and packaging, retail merchandising, workplace environments and building products.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CAREERS WITH US: http://jobs.libertydiversified.com

    LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PARENT COMPANY & FAMILY OF COMPANIES: www.LibertyDiversified.com

    LEARN MORE ABOUT SAFCO: www.SafcoProducts.com

    ◊ ◊ ◊

    Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.

    Only candidates who meet the minimum job requirements will be considered. This position does not offer financial support for relocation or VISA sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from independent recruiters or recruitment agencies will not be considered.

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications

    IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

    • Proactively lead to deliver timely and accurate P&L and Balance Sheet accounting in compliance with US GAAP and corporate policies utilizing current best practices to maximize value and efficiency
    • Proactively lead to deliver value added financial reporting that highlights key trends, issues and opportunities across the business including progress against goals
    • Partner with Safco Sales and Operations teams to analyze data and processes to identify and recommend solutions to support business decisions
    • Ensure Safco maintains effective financial control by managing approval levels, separation of duties and other financial control tools
    • Act as a liaison between Safco and the corporate finance team to leverage support and ensure timely and accurate compliance with corporate policies, reporting and procedures in the areas of accounting, reporting, treasury & tax
    • Lead Safco’s participation in LDI’s annual financial audit
    • Lead and bring accountability to a team of three direct reports (Financial Accountant, Accounts Payable and Treasury) by building a culture of high performance, collaboration and continuous improvement that values learning and commitment to quality

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
    • 7+ years of progressive experience in Finance or Accounting Management. Both public and private accounting experience preferred
    • 5+ years of experience leading and developing finance/accounting teams
    • Financial leadership experience in manufacturing and distribution environments
    • Ability to learn and navigate effectively in the JD Edwards ERP system, strong database knowledge (BI preferred) and advanced Excel skills
    • Excellent data analysis and trend identifications skills with the ability to show the impact of the analysis on the financial statements
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with plant and corporate team members and executives
    • Exceptional judgment and creative problem solving skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution skills
    • Demonstrated skills in coaching employees and facilitating process and cultural changes

    SAFCO has delivered exceptional organization and workspace products for the ever changing ways in which people live and work. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with revenue of $200M, Safco operates a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Milford, Iowa and distribution centers located in Minnesota, Virginia, Georgia, and California. With the acquisition of Mayline in 2016, Safco entered the U.S. manufacturing and operations space producing approximately 25% of its product offering and sourcing the remainder. By making the strategic decision to manufacture in the U.S., Safco is able to deliver with greater speed and efficiency, and build in additional protection in matters such as global trade decisions / tariffs.

    In 1966, SAFCO became part of the LIBERTY DIVERSIFIED INTERNATIONAL family of businesses. Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, LIBERTY DIVERSIFIED INTERNATIONAL (LDI) has revenues exceeding $700M. LDI is comprised of three divisions: Paper and Packaging, Workspace Products, and Building Products. Led by the company’s first external CEO and a talented management team, LDI is on track to become a $1B company. We have 1,900 employees and 20 facilities throughout the U.S. and Mexico. Since LDI'S inception in 1918, our values – CARING, INNOVATION, TRUST AND EXCELLENCE – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. With roots in the corrugated cardboard business, today we operate in the core markets of paper and packaging, retail merchandising, workplace environments and building products.

    LEARN MORE ABOUT CAREERS WITH US: http://jobs.libertydiversified.com

    LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR PARENT COMPANY & FAMILY OF COMPANIES: www.LibertyDiversified.com

    LEARN MORE ABOUT SAFCO: www.SafcoProducts.com

    ◊ ◊ ◊

    Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, the disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.

    Only candidates who meet the minimum job requirements will be considered. This position does not offer financial support for relocation or VISA sponsorship. Unsolicited resumes from independent recruiters or recruitment agencies will not be considered.

  • Industry
    Manufacturing
  • Locations
    Minneapolis, MN • New Hope, MN