Financial Reporting Manager


Are you looking to take your career to the next level? Joining the Stellar team means you can take ownership of your future. We are a people-focused company that values our employees and offers all the benefits of being a market leader. As an employee owner on our team, you will have opportunities for personal and professional growth, as well as the chance to contribute to our ongoing success & rapid growth.


Stellar was founded in 1990 in Garner, Iowa, and has since expanded operations to multiple U.S. locations. Stellar is a 100% employee-owned and operated manufacturer of high-quality work trucks and trailers, as well as service truck and van accessories. Through an innovative, growing product line and an expanding distribution network, Stellar has gained an international presence and become the No. 1 productivity choice in many markets.


Our commitment to building the best equipment requires the best people. If you are passionate about creating quality products in a positive, friendly teamwork atmosphere, we want to hear from you! Apply today and take the first step towards an exciting and rewarding career with Stellar Industries.


The Financial Reporting Manager will provide hands-on accounting support for Stellar. This seasoned individual will be both a team leader and strong individual contributor and be responsible for areas relating to general ledger, accounts payable, fixed assets, production costs, financial controls, audit, budget, census reports and special projects. In addition, this position will help set accounting policies, design and implement automation of accounting processes, improve procedures and internal controls, and oversee the accounting for all locations.


The successful candidate will be able to apply his/her technical accounting knowledge, and analytical skills to lead a highly scalable and efficient accounting team. The ideal candidate is a demonstrated leader in accounting operations with strong presence, a collaborative working style, and excellent management and leadership skills with the ability to provide clear direction to their team while also functioning as an individual contributor.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Direct a tight general ledger month-end close process for consolidated financial reporting
  • Ensure journal entries are accurate to the entity, department, and account level
  • Own the balance sheet with detailed review of all account reconciliations and analyses
  • Actively evaluate, develop and implement new accounting policies and procedures to respond to changes in regulations and GAAP
  • Continually evaluate and optimize month-end close processes, striving to deliver process automation, and improved accuracy
  • Report consolidated monthly financials to CFO and departmental managers
  • Coordinate with IT to maintain integrity of financial and accounting related systems
  • Plan and participate in annual physical inventory at all sites
  • Engage with audit team for annual audit
  • Coordinate and participate in annual budget process
  • Interface with various managers outside the accounting team to develop enhanced internal controls and operational policies and procedures as required
  • Supervise, develop, establish, and review goals for direct reports
  • Provide leadership in strengthening one’s own skills as well as skills of staff members with a commitment to mentoring and training
  • Other duties may be assigned


Job Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Ability to quickly grasp company operations and business drivers
  • Understanding of consolidated financial reporting for multiple entities
  • Extreme attention to detail (the importance of detail orientation, particularly in the review of analyses cannot be overemphasized)
  • Ability to identify technical accounting, process related and systems related issues, and provide hands on and strategic focus in addressing such issues
  • Ability to work in dynamic, fast paced, fast growing company where adaptability is imperative
  • Demonstrated skills in supervising teams, coaching staff and creating high performance environments
  • Ability to interact with executives across functions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; willingness to appropriately debate difficult issues; ability to think quickly and present to any audience
  • Self-motivated, innovative and the ability to initiate and lead change
  • Highest professional standards and personal and professional integrity
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills and direct experience with enterprise software applications
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree or higher in Accounting or Finance required, CPA strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of accounting experience, with 3 or more years in a leadership position 

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Lead department development

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly required to sit or stand and move about the facility
  • Required to read documents and computer screens

Work Environment:

  • Usual office working conditions
  • Occasional exposure to shop elements such as noise, dust, fumes, and odors

Posted on: 2024-05-10 04:30 PM

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