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Position Summary

The Accounting Manager for Red Valve will be responsible for the daily accounting department activities with necessary technical knowledge to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies and external audits. The successful candidate will be expected to implement and enforce internal control for safeguarding of company assets while supervising all accounting department personnel. Additionally, they must have strong cost accounting knowledge to keep division management informed with accurate information in decision making.  The position will be responsible for leading and improving department functions, as well as training and development of subordinate staff, estimating personnel needs, assigning work, meeting completion dates, interpreting and ensuring consistent application of organizational policies. The ideal candidate will be leading the tactical business, but also demonstrate the desire and ability for driving change, identifying business needs, areas of improvement and objectives through research and data backed decision making that will empower them to make recommendations on appropriate business initiatives.

Company Summary
Since 1953, Red Valve has set the standard for solving the world’s toughest flow control challenges through unmatched elastomer design and manufacturing experience. Red Valve is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations with proven, creative, high-value solutions.

Red Valve has a passion for innovation and creativity, with a wealth of patents and best approaches developed for customers' needs. The people of Red Valve embrace this passion every day, providing reliable solutions to customers' most demanding challenges, wherever and whenever they are needed most.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage daily accounting functions and lead accounting team responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, banking and general accounting processes
  • Manage timely and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual closing processes, ensuring that all financial transactions are appropriately recorded in the general ledger
  • Complete journal entries and review journal entries prepared by team members
  • Prepare financial statements in accordance with accounting regulations and corporate guidelines
  • Perform analysis on all general ledger accounts and prepare and review monthly account reconciliations
  • Manage information requests for corporate financial reporting, corporate tax, internal and external audits
  • Adhere to, communicate and maintain standard processes, procedures and policies
  • Support cost accounting functions, including product costing, inventory valuation and variance analysis
  • Participate in and support the annual budget and forecast update processes
  • Lead, motivate, coach and develop team members
  • Maintain confidentiality of personal, corporate and financial data
  • Plan, propose, lead, and execute value stream mapping and team-based continuous improvements to execute improvements and efficiencies
  • Champion the development and implementation of consistent controls, policies and procedures
  • Use your business acumen and the HOM toolbox (Hillenbrand Operating Model) develop and implement newer, more efficient processes and procedures that will improve key business results and metrics, both tactical and strategic
  • Oversee organizational participation in Lean initiatives and Kaizen events by taking an active leadership role
  • Other duties and special assignments, as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance to the Company policies, the Code of Ethical Business Conduct and applicable laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Bachelor’s degree (B.S./B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university in Accounting or Finance and a minimum of six years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CPA is preferred.

  • 6+ years of accounting and/or finance experience, with 2+ years of experience in manufacturing
    • Preferably in a low volume high mix product portfolio manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years’ experience in a supervisory/management role
  • Experience using an ERP system - Epicor experience is strongly preferred
  • Expert Excel user, with a strong understanding of databases, queries and reports
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with little or no supervision (expert)
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills with the proven ability to develop personnel (expert)
  • Practical knowledge of Lean business practices (intermediate)


Less than 15% overnight travel is required.

At Red Valve, a Hillenbrand company, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veteran.


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