Accounting Manager- Transportation

Kenco Group, Inc. Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

About the Position

The Accounting Manager is responsible for compliance with corporate financial policies and procedures, accounting practices, cost reduction project analysis, the preparation of budget to actual reports and other reports. The primary focus of the role is to perform full cycle accounting, reconciliation, and general ledger for a specific company within Kenco Group. The incumbent is responsible for the leadership of accounting personnel.


  • Manages monthly close process for dedicated Kenco company (e.g. Kenco Material Handling, Kenco Transportation, etc.) and reconciliations

  • Responsible for setting up, research and maintenance of general ledger including research and maintenance for cost centers/sites

  • Annual budgeting, forecasting, and analysis to provide recommendations to leadership regarding operations effectiveness

  • Oversees the duties and performance of accounting personnel including invoicing, accounts payable, and accounts receivables for department

  • Prepare various types of reports on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis including, but not limited to, financial statements, cash flow and tax

  • Performs Journal entries in company accounting systems

  • Manage Inventory allowances and performs adjustment postings and inventory reporting (KMHS)

  • Management of Fixed Asset depreciation and disposals, as applicable for dedicated Kenco company

  • Supports inventory and insurance audits by providing information to auditors (KMHS)

  • Develops goals for accounting team of dedicated Kenco company

  • Performs audits of customer invoices and month-end closing procedures to ensure adherence to corporate accounting policies and GAAP accounting and accurate customer billing

  • Monitors and reconciles corporate level balance sheet accounts

  • Reviews balance sheet reconciliations in Blackline Accounting software

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A. / B.S.) in Accounting or Finance required

  • 5+ years of experience in corporate finance or accounting with prior experience in a leadership role

  • Advanced use of Microsoft applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Great Plains experience preferred

  • CPA preferred


  • Strong accounting knowledge and understanding of GAAP.

  • Expertise in the use of corporate financial and accounting systems, implementation of corporate financial practices

  • Ability to analyze financial and operating information for management to facilitate decision making.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to include presentation skills.

  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple priorities.

  • Ability to maintain attention to detail, and complete multiple or repetitive tasks.

  • Demonstrates a serious commitment to accuracy and quality while meeting goals and deadlines.

  • Ability to handle extremely confidential and sensitive information.

  • Uses multiple resources

Travel Requirements

  • This position is expected to travel approximately 25% or less.
  • A passport is not required, but recommended.
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