Accounting Manager - Stanley X

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. New Britain , CT 06050

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

Accounting Manager, Stanley X - CT, Remote

Come Make the World With Us

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker (SBD) team means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 500 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth. We have been globally recognized as one of the most innovative, sustainable, and rewarding companies in the world.

Stanley X is Stanley Black & Decker's newly created Innovation business dedicated to launching and growing exponentially scalable businesses to address customers' needs within our strategic markets. We are building a capability within Stanley Black & Decker to identify and seize on new sources of growth. We are a group of innovation & business-building professionals located in Silicon Valley, Atlanta, GA & Central Connecticut.

To learn more about Stanley X and Stanley Black and Decker's vision, visit:

What You'll Do

We are seeking a talented accounting or finance candidate to support our growing organization and partner with our corporate and BU teams. The successful candidate will work cross functionally supporting accounting, controllership, and project teams. They will take initiative in finding answers and process improvements to add to the efficiency and effectiveness of the team, as well as ensuring accurate financials are reported and providing insight to support FP&A team. There are also many adhoc projects with high visibility to leadership within the whole Stanley Black & Decker organization. The finance team within Stanley X has the benefit of supporting businesses in the startup environment while working with experienced large corporate functions. You'll get to:

  • Own the monthly financial close process and reconciliation support

  • Manage intercompany relationships

  • Manage Billing process including reviewing customer-facing invoicing, sales tax and trade compliance, revenue recognition, treasury management, and supplying sales forecast

  • Lead implementation of new finance commercial processes as new businesses develop grow and products launch to market

  • Manage Procurement process including review of vendor management, purchasing, and proper settlement

  • Own approval matrix in compliance with controllership guidance

  • Participate in ad-hoc projects providing accounting strategy

  • Participate in & support strategic planning process

  • Develop and supervise a transactional specialist for AR and AP

  • Coordinate with FP&A team to ensure accurate and valuable reporting

Who You Are

You always strive to do a good jobbut wouldn't it be great if you could do your job and do a world of good? You care about quality - at every level. You love to learn and grow and be acknowledged for your valuable contributions. You're not intimidated by innovation. In fact, you embrace it. You also have:

  • Analytical Skills:Be able to quickly get to the key messages & lead the path for action

  • Project Management: effectively manage multiple deliverables and priorities & meet deadlines

  • Attitude: have a self-starter mentality with the ability to take initiative and own processes with minimal oversight

  • Teamwork: works cross-functionally well with small and large teams, enjoys having fun at work and developing strong professional relationships

  • High level of self-confidence | Run projects and day-to-day financial management after given the general direction

  • Problem solver: understand the goal and stakeholders needs of a given project/task and be able to work around any issues and find solutions

  • Communication: Clear & engaging | Comfort operating in a heavily matrixed organization

  • Ability to share knowledge, teaching and training others | Translate the language of Finance to others

  • Demonstrated leadership skills. Confident with tactful debating toward getting to the right solutions

  • Strong presentation skills, especially with crafting executive level updates articulately

Experience & Educational Requirements

  • 5-7 years in accounting, audit, controllership, or similar field

  • Self-starter with goals to grow along with business

  • Demonstrated ability in day to day accounting, journal entries, purchasing and invoicing, and control implementation

  • Graduate of a recognized, formal leadership program a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or closely related field | Master's degree helpful

What You'll Receive

You'll receive a competitive salary and a great benefits plan:

  • Medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, paid time off and tuition reimbursement.

  • Discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and other partner programs.

How You'll Feel

We want our company to be a place you'll want to be - and stay. Being part of our team means you'll get to:

  • Grow: Be part of our global company with 20+ brands to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

  • Learn: Have access to a wealth of learning resources, including our Lean Academy, Coursera and online university.

  • Belong: Experience an awesome place to work, where we have mutual respect and a great appreciation for diversity, equity and inclusion.

  • Give Back: Help us continue to make positive changes locally and globally through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

What's more, you'll get that pride that comes from empowering makers, doers, protectors and everyday heroes all over the world. We're more than the #1 tools and storage company and #2 security solutions provider, with a leading presence in engineered fastening. We're visionaries. Industry 4.0 innovators. As successful as we've been in the past, we have so much further to go. That's where you come in. Join us!


All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status or any other protected characteristic.

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