Accounting Manager


Peerless of America, LLC., is a global manufacturing firm headquartered in Effingham, IL. We are 120 employees strong and are looking for a professional and experienced Accounting Manager to join our organization.

The successful candidate will work closely with management to optimize working capital while achieving profitability goals. The candidate will be an ongoing, helpful partner to Sales and Operations by concisely articulating the financial consequences of management decisions. The candidate will have proven working experience as an accountant in a manufacturing environment with five or more years combined of accounting and finance.

We offer a full benefit package and a competitive salary structure. Please note that all resumes submitted will be treated confidentially.


Responsibility Summary:

  • The Accounting Manager will assist the Group Controller with month end close processes and the preparation of monthly financial statements including maintaining general ledger and month end close documentation files.
  • Work with the Assistant Accounting Manager (ACM), prepare daily cash, A/R and A/P reconciliations and monthly balance sheet reconciliations for other accounts with particular emphasis on inventories.
  • Maintain accuracy of fixed asset detail and lead capital expenditure process.
  • Work with Group Controller to be lead contact for POA bank field exams and assist in Annual Audits.
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles.
  • Assist in continuing enhancements to Global Shop Solutions (GSS) ERP System.


  • Five or more years professional experience in manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of cost accounting
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree, MBA preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Some travel will be required (+/- 10%)
  • Capable of multi tasking
  • A self-starter, and team player with a strong sense of urgency

Compensation & Benefits

This position has a highly competitive salary structure and advancement opportunities. It is an addition, not a replacement, to our current finance department as the company is getting ready to launch into growth mode.

We offer a full benefit package including, health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances with a health savings account and 401 K offerings.

We also offer paid time off and 9 paid holidays per year with referral bonuses of $1000.00


Please note that all inquiries and applications will remain completely confidential.


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