Post Holdings Sr. Accounting Manager in Dallas, Texas

Dymatize Enterprises is part of the Active Nutrition segment and is operated by its own senior leadership team, with publicly traded Post Holdings Inc. (FY 2017 sales of $5.2 billion) as a holding company acting in a “private equity” capacity. Shattering typical industry growth rates, Post Holdings’ Active Nutrition segment is recognized as a leader in providing innovative products that support healthy, active lifestyles with over $700 million in sales in FY 2017. Post Holdings is comprised of the Active Nutrition portfolio, which includes PNC, Dymatize,­­­ and Active Nutrition International (protein bars, shakes and powder products), Post Consumer Brands (cereals), Michael Foods (eggs, potato, cheese, and pasta), Weetabix, and private label business groups, and is rapidly expanding via acquisition, including the recent acquisition of Bob Evans Farms, a leader in frozen breakfast meats and vegetables.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Senior Accounting Manager will be an integral member of the accounting/finance team and will work closely with the rest of the organization to ensure that the company has accurate accounting, appropriate policies, procedures, and controls in place, and that the Company is in compliance with public company financial reporting requirements. The Sr. Manager Accounting will report directly to the Director of Finance, and will work closely with other members of the accounting/finance team and other Departments within the organization.

Responsibilities will include: overseeing day-to-day accounting activities, month end close, revenue recognition, financial reports and financial analysis, assist with annual financial audits, and special projects.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct the monthly accounting close process, including the preparation and review of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, intercompany transactions and eliminations, and maintenance of company chart of accounts.

  • Oversee accounting functions; including accounts receivable and credit.

  • Schedule the compilation, verification and review of monthly and quarterly financial reports and statements for internal and external purposes.

  • Assess Company’s financial and operational controls and practices; identify opportunities to improve the internal control environment

  • Establish, implement and administer SOX internal control policies, procedures and processes.

  • Review assumptions and judgments underlying significant estimates.

  • Serve as primary contact for external auditors and Post Holdings Corporate accounting, managing the process of providing them with required data for the audit and other requests.

  • Directly manage stakeholder relationships and communicate regularly with senior management regarding major business and technical risks.

  • Hire, coach and develop members of the team.

  • Other projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting and solid understanding of GAAP.

Experience:

  • 7+ years of accounting experience with progressive responsibility including compliance and controls experience and management experience.

  • Prior public company audit and SOX experience are required.

  • Experience in Consumer Products Goods required.

  • Microsoft Office products, NetSuite, Adaptive Planning, Bionic (proprietary Sales Data Warehouse), & Trade Promotion Management tools.

Skills:

  • Great attitude with the ability to troubleshoot issues and identify solutions in a positive, resourceful, and team-oriented way.

  • Strong analytical, organizational and research abilities.

  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Must be a motivated, self-starter, who is able to work independently or with a team.

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure.

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines on a consistent basis while maintaining the highest level of integrity for the company.

  • Ability to work with all levels of personnel, from staff to executive management.

  • Desire to be a part of a team working in a rapidly growing, fast paced, success-focused start-up environment.

Post Holdings provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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