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Manager, Accounting

Duluth, GA, USA | AGCO

  • Industry:
    Manufacturing (Light Industry / Consumer-Oriented)
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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AGCO is currently seeking an Accounting Manager to join the North America Finance team in Duluth, GA, reporting to the Controller, General Accounting. The Accounting Manager’s primary responsibilities are overseeing certain General Accounting functions such as payroll and employee benefit entries, fixed assets and system maintenance as well as managing staff, ensuring the general ledger is in accordance with US GAAP, and providing support to the Controller, General Accounting for various facets of the monthly close and ad hoc requests.The Accounting Manager will be an impactful and essential member of the North America finance team and will work closely with local functional teams, site operations, other regions, and corporate finance teams.

Job Function and Responsibilities

Responsible for the accurate recording of payroll and employee benefits

Responsible for the accurate recording and tracking of fixed assets

Responsible for the mapping tables within SAP, JDE and HFM as well as the data loads into HFM

Prepare intercompany profit elimination entries and analysis related to Mexico

Review monthly reserve tests prepared by staff

Review journal entries and account reconciliations prepared by staff

Prepare explanations for significant variances to budget/forecasts for specific areas assigned during the monthly close

Identify and implement efficiency improvements within the accounting group

Provide professional assistance to both internal and external audit groups during financial and SOX audits

Ensure proper controls are maintained / developed as needed and no exceptions arise within area of responsibility

Provide meaningful analysis and support for ad hoc requests, projects and other duties assigned by the Controller, General Accounting



Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

CPA required

MBA preferred

Qualifications and Experience

5+ years of work experience

2+ years of management/supervisory experience

Strong analytical skills 

High-level Excel skills required

Working knowledge of SAP preferred

Working knowledge of JD Edwards preferred

Working knowledge of OneStream preferred

High-level of interpersonal and communication skills

Proven ability to identify and implement process improvements

Proven leadership ability to work with all levels of the organization

Strong work ethic and tenacity to drive process improvements

Additional Requirements

Minimal travel required

Management Responsibility

This position has supervisory responsibilities

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