General Ledger/Accounting Manager
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 4/6/2018

Job Description

Job Summary

The Accounting Manager is responsible for supervising, motivating and developing a team of accountants in the shared service center. The individual will oversee day-to-day general ledger activities, review account reconciliations, facilitate monthly customer meetings and ensure customer service commitments are met or exceeded. In addition, this individual will drive the continuous improvement of the general ledger activities.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the daily general ledger activities of 4 – 6 team members
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of all month-end close activities
  • Review account reconciliations and analysis per Altra policies and procedures
  • Facilitate monthly reviews with business unit customers, communicate and discuss key performance indicators (KPI’s), financial information and account reconciliations with stakeholders at all levels
  • Manage the priorities and work of the general ledger/accounting staff to ensure effective operation performance standards (KPI’s) and customer service levels (SLA’s) are met or exceeded
  • Develop, implement and oversee policies to drive positive change
  • Ensure the integrity and timely delivery of all internal reporting
  • Drive continuous improvement of operational and system efficiencies

Work Environment

Majority of time is spent in a general office environment

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary. Reasonable accomodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and drive solutions to operational and financial issues
  • Proven track record of meeting commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Availability to travel to multiple sites as needed
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Required Education and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of one (1) year in a supervisory or management role
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university in Accounting, Finance or related field

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Professional certification (CPA) preferred
  • Experience in working in a multi-site environment and diversified company
  • Experience with Payroll a plus



Altra Industrial Motion is an E/O/E

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Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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