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Accounting Manager - ITW Car Care in Houston, TX at ITW Polymers and Fluids

Date Posted: 6/9/2019

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Job Description


Title: Accounting Manager

Reports to: Division Controller, ITW Car Care

Job Location:  Houston, TX


The Accounting Manager reports to and works closely with the Division Controller to produce timely, accurate Financial Statements for the Business Unit and to provide financial support to Marketing, Sales, and Operations. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate monthly close with others to ensure timely preparation and issuance of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and provide variance analysis vs. budget and forecast. Complete by second business day to review with Controller.
  • Responsible for timely entering of monthly and quarterly Financials, projects, and Tax Kit into ITW Corporate reporting software;
  • Prepare quarterly Inventory Grading calculation.
  • Perform monthly analysis on sales and costs and communicates variances to Management; bank reconciliation, Intercompany payment and reconciliations.
  • Work closely with the Sales and Marketing groups to provide ad hoc analysis.
  • Assist Divisional controller in internal or external audit.
  • File related tax returns timely, including but not limited to, sales and use tax return, property tax return, etc.
  • Prepares and communicates monthly budget reports and supports Department Heads in monitoring spending against budget / annual plan.
  • Accounts for, monitors and reconciles advertising accruals and related prepaids.
  • Responsible for recording, amortization and reconciliation of ITW inter-company insurance charges and other prepaids.
  • Records monthly payroll, T&E and procurement card transactions, and overall costs for the shared services cost centers.
  • Maintains the fixed assets ledger and depreciation schedules and entries.  Also monitors and controls approved capital spending authorizations.
  • Supports the controller in the preparation of Quarterly Reviews, Long-Range Plan and Annual Plan and business modeling and analysis.
  • Leverage and enhance the use of technology in our reporting processes and review and implement simplification projects
  • Business Partner to all leadership members about finance related topics
  • Other responsibilities as directed.


  • Ability to sit for a long period of time.

Preferred Attributes:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited university or institution, MBA desirable
  • 7+ years of solid accounting experience
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Accounting Systems, Excel and Word.
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • Experience with ERP software preferred
  • Management experience required

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

This job description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this position.  Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

ITW Global Brands is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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