Senior Accountant in Summerville, SC at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/21/2022

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JobID: 386980

Johnson Service Group is currently seeking a Senior Accountant for a full-time opportunity with a global manufacturer and distributor in the greater Charleston, SC area. The incumbent will report to the CFO and serve as the primary point of contact for all accounting matters related to the facility.


The Senior Accountant will assist in defining, implementing, and managing the financial infrastructure of the company that will, in turn, directly impact the organization’s ability to handle strategic and operational issues of the business. This includes overseeing management of critical areas within Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable.


  • Maintain effective and continuous communication with management to establish common business processes, internal control, and the exchange of operating and financial information.
  • Work closely with CFO and COO to provide guidance in ensuring the optimum performance of the manufacturing operations.
  • Prepare timely and accurate financial reporting of all job cost information.
  • Develop and prepare financial and operational measurement and key performance indicators that will be incorporated into weekly and monthly reports.
  • Primarily responsible for the accurate compilation and reporting of the Company’s inventories including preparing reserve calculations.
  • Drive cost and working capital improvement initiatives.
  • Assist in the preparation and development of the Manufacturing annual budget and financial forecast.
  • Update standard costing on an annual basis.
  • Utilize cost accounting data to perform product-line analysis in determining profitability.
  • Perform cost analysis and EVA analysis as needed.
  • Understand variances to standard cost and drive appropriate decisions.
  • Complete margin analysis on various discount structures as requested.
  • Prepare ROI analysis on capital expenditures - Plant, Property and Equipment-Expansion projects
  • Establish objectives for the accounts receivable team that align with company goals.
  • Prompt collection of receivables and communication with customers regarding collections by implementing a dunning process.
  • Review and revise as needed a customer deduction charge back procedure.
  • Perform the daily cash management function.
  • Monitor invoicing procedures and determine if it should reside in Accounting Department.
  • Establish protocol for new customer creation in ERP system.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required. 
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment.
  • Strong operational, financial accounting and reporting skills; a proven track record in financial management focused on forecasting/planning, inventory control, and cost accounting.
  • Strong team leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to coach and train an effective team.
  • ERP system experience; Sage X3 is preferred.
  • Comfortable working independently to ensure all responsibilities and tasks are successfully completed.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and roll-up-the-sleeves style; a commitment to customer service and continuous improvement.
  • High level of integrity and responsibility; commitment to the values of mutual respect, teamwork, diversity, and support of employees.
  • A high energy self-starter who will approach the position with enthusiasm as well as commitment to and compassion for the vision, mission, and purpose of the company.

Qualified candidates may submit resumes to, attention Andy Dyon, Direct Hire Recruiter.


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