Otter Tail Corporation Accounting Manager in Fargo, North Dakota

Otter Tail Corporation is seeking an Accounting Manager to manage the accounting functions for our Corporate office. Responsibilities include:

  • Monthly closing activities

  • Preparation of financial statements and variance reports

  • Determining corporate allocations

  • Providing accounting guidance

  • Documentation and execution of financial reporting internal controls

  • Completing annual filings

  • Directing, monitoring, and reviewing the work of the department accountant.

The Accounting Manager position requires strong verbal and written communication skills. Successful candidates will be self-motivated, responsible, deadline-oriented and possess the desire to continually learn and grow within the accounting function. The ability to work collaboratively and think critically is a must.

Applications will be accepted through March 28, 2018.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.QualificationsRequired years: Progressive Accounting ExperienceWorking knowledge of GAAPProficiency in Microsoft ExcelAbility to work independently and provide direction to others within the department.Preferred7SEC Reporting Experience is a plusLicenses & CertificationsRequiredPreferredCertified Public Accnt