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Herr Foods Inc Financial Account Manager in Nottingham, Pennsylvania

Bringing Home Your Work Never Tasted So Good!

Herr Foods Inc. is a privately owned salty snack food manufacturer and distributor based in Nottingham, PA and we think our 1600+ employees are pretty spectacular! We are committed to making our Herr’s family business an enjoyable and profitable place to work.

This position is full-time benefit eligible. Herr’s is proud to offer a variety of quality benefits and wellness programs where we have been recognized as a 5-time Well Workplace Award winner in the area! Elective benefits include medical, dental, vision and hearing insurance; long term disability, life insurance, accident, hospital and critical illness indemnity plans, and legal plans. The company also provides opportunities to contribute to a 401k, company profit sharing, vacation, sick and holiday pay; EAP services, and tuition reimbursement.

Primary Purpose of Position

This is a newly created position to drive growth and innovation within the accounting and finance team of Herr’s! Reporting directly to the VP, Finance and Corporate Controller, the Financial Accounting Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing key aspects of the accounting team.

Responsibilities for Financial Accounting Manager

  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to general ledger, fixed assets, accounts payable, and departmental budgets.

  • Lead and direct key aspects of the monthly accounting close process.

  • Manage key accounting estimates and judgments. Staying current on new and emerging accounting standards.

  • Oversee the financial accounting, payables, and fixed asset systems.

  • Prepare, review, and analyze financial results to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Supervise a team of 2 direct reports who supervise 5-7 employees in the general accounting functions. Collaborate with peers in support of the overall finance and accounting team.

  • Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and building strong employee relationships.

  • Assess current practices and procedures and make recommendations for improvements.

  • Perform ad hoc analysis and other projects as requested.

  • Manage quarterly and year-end financial audit activities.

    Qualifications for Financial Accounting Manager

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. CPA or MBA preferred.

  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience with a portion of it being in a supervisory role.

  • Thorough knowledge of U.S. GAAP.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all level of an organization.

  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results.

  • Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques.

  • Strong desire to improve, innovate and help support team development.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with other financial systems.

    Any questions about this position or any others, please contact the Human Resources department at 610-932-6500 or

    Herr Foods a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer M/F/Veterans/Disabilities