Accounting Supervisor

Westmoreland Coal Company Englewood, CO
Job Description

The Operations Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for oversight of the expense functions including payroll, accruals, production taxes and royalties. This role will ensure the followings:

* Mine operations financial results are properly presented in accordance with GAAP through review and approval of journal entries and reconciliations

* Performance of analytical reviews for reporting to management and FP&A team as well as to support quarterly audit reviews

* Supporting the external, internal, and regulatory and customer audits and partnership between the mine, payroll and AP teams to ensure accuracy and completeness of the financial statements

* Ownership of SOX/internal control performance over their respective area

This is a high volume, deadline critical role and requires high levels of attention to detail and strict adherence to deadlines. Strong communication and analytic skills are required.

This role will directly manage a team of 4 accountants and be accountable to their development and achievement.

The following soft skills will be crucial to be successful in this role:

* Exceptional people skills to effectively motivate and develop employees

* Team player with the ability to contribute toward the development of team to support operations

* Ability to communicate and build relationships with multiple remote operations and other departments

* Strong verbal and written skills allowing for positive information flow both internally and externally

* Ability to think critically and drive initiatives to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department

Job Requirements

Pre-Requisite Skills

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field with a major in Accounting

6-8 minimum years of related experience plus proven management experience

Experience with Microsoft Office specifically Excel, ERP systems (JDE is a plus)

Desire to grow others and develop a positive mentoring environment

CPA or CMA designation preferred

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