• Manager of General Accounting

    Requisition ID
    2019-13137
  • Overview

    Tractor Supply Company (TSCO), the largest retail chain of rural lifestyle products in the United States, is dedicated to enhancing our strong company culture built on our team members’ commitment to our Mission and Values.  With over 1,700 stores in 49 states and an innovative e-commerce platform, Tractor Supply ranks in the Fortune 400 with revenues of $7 billion and growing! Come grow your career with us as we serve those who live “Life out Here”!

     

    This position is responsible for managing the Financial Reporting function along with some general accounting responsibilities.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate, prepare, and review submissions (8-K, 10-Q, 10-K, Forms 3,4,5 and proxy statement) required to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in a complete and timely manner.
    • Prepare and review the monthly internal financial reporting package, financial metrics package, board financial package, and other related analysis used by company executives.
    • Research and analyze accounting issues, such as Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to ensure the company's accounting practices are in compliance.
    • Manage the monthly closing process for assigned areas and review the general ledger activity for accuracy and completeness.
    • Prepare and review detailed monthly variance analyses and verify the integrity of monthly financial results.
    • Prepare detailed account reconciliations, develop complex models to support journal entries, create ad hoc financial analyses, and draft accounting memos/position papers. Present recommendations and proposals to Accounting leadership.
    • Review the analyses and critical assumptions that support accounts requiring significant expense, judgment, or estimation. Partner with key leadership of business areas to understand changes in the business and develop adequate processes to support accounting procedures.
    • Assist in maintaining detailed internal control documentation that support the preparation of original work and review of the Accounting team’s work in accordance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
    • Assist in the development of annual budgets and monthly forecasts for selected accounts.
    • Support the activities of both internal and external auditors throughout the year by providing requested documentation, explanations for large or unusual transactions, and communication of critical accounting processes.
    • Mentor, train, and develop a team of professional and clerical Accounting team members.

    Qualifications

    Experience: 5-8 years of experience in Accounting, Financial Reporting, or related field is required. 1-2 years of experience in a leadership role is preferred.

     

    Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required. Master’s degree in Accounting or related field is desired.

     

    Professional Certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification is required.

     

    Other knowledge, skills or abilities:

    • Project management skills and ability to design efficient workflows.
    • Strong analytical skills and an aptitude for policy development.
    • Public accounting knowledge is desired.
    • Technically proficient in GAAP and able to communicate/summarize to leadership.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
    • Knowledge of XBRL tagging.

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