Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting

at ArcBest in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

ArcBest is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges.

Wanting to join the ArcBest team? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.

Currently, we are looking for a Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting to join the ArcBest team. The Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting will be responsible for the technical accounting activities of ArcBest and manage relationships with the company’s accounting firm of record. Furthermore, the Senior Manager-Corporate Accounting will be involved with the management of certain accounting activities such as purchase accounting for acquisitions, intangible assets valuations, fair value, derivatives, share-based compensation, health claims, and self-insurance accounting.

Your contribution may include:

  • Adhere to the company’s technical accounting accuracy in order to be current relative to accounting pronouncements and similar directives from regulatory bodies.
  • Prepare technical accounting memos for unusual or non-routine transactions and participate in establishment and documentation of new accounting policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Supervise all day-to-day accounting operations.
  • Assist with the preparation of budgets, review budget proposals, assist with necessary supporting documentation and justifications.
  • Monitor approved budgets on monthly basis and provides guidance and assistance to management where needed.
  • Manage relationships with the ArcBest accounting firm of record.
  • Manage relationships with outside auditors, attorneys, and relevant consultants.
  • Identify operational and financial efficiencies.
  • Prepare ad-hoc analyses at the direction of the Controller.
  • Manage accounting related matters involved with board meetings, budget/forecasting responsibilities, and credit agreement compliance.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.

As a Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting, you will be a member of the ArcBest Corporate Accounting team in Fort Smith, AR. Your hours will be Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, with irregular hours that may occur depending on workload.

Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, required.

Experience: Minimum, five years’ experience with a Big 4 accounting firm, preferred. In-depth accounting experience from a public company or Big 4 accounting firm, high growth environment is a must. Extensive accounting knowledge is required (e.g., GAAP, SEC, FASB, and revenue recognition), including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Supervisory/management experience with similar size work groups, required. Transportation, supply chain, and logistics industry experience, preferred. Demonstrated background in providing value-added expertise related to merger and acquisition activities. Experience from companies that have effectively utilized self-insured insurance programs, preferred.

Other Requirements: CPA designation.

If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact 1 or call us at (479) 785-8963. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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Job Posting: JC199871208

Posted On: Dec 15, 2021

Updated On: Jun 19, 2022