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Accounting Manager


Fort Worth, TX, US, 76118

Brand:  RS Americas
Function:  Finance
Work Location:  Hybrid

We are RS Group.

RS Group is a global integrated omni-channel solutions partner for industrial B2B customers who design, build, and maintain industrial equipment and operations.  We are a FTSE 100 company with £2 billion in revenue, operating in 32 countries, shipping 60,000 parcels a day to over 1.2 million customers worldwide.

Our Vision is to be first choice for all our stakeholders, and we know that starts with our people. At RS we want everyone to show up to work as themselves and know that they will be supported and encouraged to develop and grow. We want work to be a place that excites and empowers, a place where you can be passionate and challenge people to think differently. 

We want to hire the best talent, people who share our values and understand that when we act with respect and humility, we can do great things.  That’s why we’ve put our purpose at the heart of our organisation, we want to make amazing happen for a better world. We empower our people to make a difference, innovate to make more possible and deliver to make it happen.


Accounting Manager

Job Description

  • Managing month end closing tasks for multiple entities to include preparation and/or review of journal entries and related support, variance review and root cause analysis, request data from other individuals for use in analysis.
  • Manage day to day accounting operations with the flexibility to monitor and change priorities as needed.
  • Perform data compilation, analysis, and procedures to ensure effective internal controls and compliance with our internal controls framework and policies.
  • Prepare and send periodic reports to all levels of management and be able to respond to questions concerning the data presented.
  • Ensure the accuracy and integrity for the data for which the team is responsible.
  • Review monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
  • Work with other functional area managers to meet their needs for financial data requests.
  • Develop new methods to review data to help drive continuous improvement throughout the organization.
  • Assist in preparation of financial plans and budgets.
  • Maintain our fixed asset ledger, assuring proper recording or additions, disposals, useful lives, depreciation, etc.
  • Ability to read, analyse, and interpret general business information/documents.
  • Advanced problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Excellent task management and follow-up skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of, and hands on experience in continuous improvement concepts
  • Responsible for working effectively with and assisting external and internal auditors.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Location: Dallas/Fort Worth

Remote/Office Location/Hybrid: Hybrid

Employment Type: Permanent

Working hours/pattern (optional): Limited, up to 15%


About the role

The Accounting Manager is responsible for the month end closing tasks, financial reporting and analysis; internal controls; fixed assets, treasury and audit support (internal/external). Maintains data integrity and accuracy in the general ledger and other accounting tasks as assigned for the Americas businesses. This position will report to the Director of Finance/Controller for Americas and have three direct reports.


What we’re looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required.  MBA is a plus.
  • CPA, or working towards CPA, Required.
  • 5-10 years of relevant business knowledge and experience.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in an accounting leadership role.
  • Internal controls (i.e.: Sarbanes-Oxley) experience required.
  • Knowledge of and hands on experience in continuous improvement concepts.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Exceptional leadership abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in common software including all Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems such as SAP preferred, but not required.


A bit about you

Leaders in RS Group lead a culture where people are:


  • Customer and supplier obsessed
  • Highly engaged and ambitious
  • Stripping out barriers to execution
  • Creating fresh ideas and new markets
  • Delivering on promises – making it happen
  • Driven by outcome, with fully-aligned objectives


Therefore, to do that I:


Show Passion: I connect deeply with others – colleagues, customers, and suppliers

  • I share my aspirations. I am transparent and honest. I act and communicate with integrity
  • I collaborate with others, so together we thrive and transform our business


Act with Humility: I enable others to ask, ‘what if’, and do amazing things

  • I listen to understand diverse views, as I don’t have all the answers
  • I empower others to try new, exciting things; and challenge limiting beliefs. Sometimes we fail, but we do it together and we learn


Demonstrate Trust: I lead by example, align others around ambitious goals, and check in regularly

  • I commit to and am accountable for two or three key priorities; and I deliver on them. I join the dots for people across matrix teams, give them ownership, and make sure we always know how we are doing 


Are you ready to explore the possibilities?


Equal Employment Opportunity

RS Americas is an equal opportunity employer and maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent and prohibit unlawful discrimination against any qualified employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military/veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other unlawful classification to the extent protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination applies to all employment practices, including hiring, compensation, benefits, promotion, training and termination. Employees who engage in unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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