Accounting Manager - Santa Fe Springs, California

Santa Fe Springs, California, United States
Category: Accounting/Finance
  • Posted Date: 9/7/2023
    Hiring Type: Full-time
  • Requisition Number: RHS-11369

Raymond West is looking for a dynamic Accounting Manager to join our team!


The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing the accounting staff which includes hiring, training, and mentoring.  The Accounting Manager monitors the volume of work and reallocates duties to ensure all aspects of the accounting department have sufficient coverage to ensure the company is accurately maintaining and reporting using accurate financial records.  In addition to supporting the CFO and VP of Finance in carrying out the responsibilities of the Finance / Accounting Department the Accounting Manager supports the team’s KPI’s and metrics while working on special projects.


Raymond West is committed to providing our customers with end-to-end warehouse solutions. We bring you our industry-leading expertise in lift trucks, racking, conveyor, dock and door, rentals, parts, and service. Our customers trust us to provide the right supply chain solutions and services to keep their business up and running.


Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary duties and responsibilities will vary with the specific position. Typical responsibilities are listed below. This list is not inclusive.

  • Supervise staff in an assigned area to include planning and assigning projects/tasks to staff, making hiring, separation, and disciplinary recommendations, and conducting performance evaluations. 
  • Ensure staff development and coordinate training programs for new staff and identify training needs for current staff.
  • Provide leadership for assigned staff.
  • Manage employee’s timecard utilizing the company’s Time and Attendance system.  
  • Manage the operational activities within the Finance Department 
  • Develop, organize, implement, and oversee programs, policies, and procedures. 
  • Ensure achievement of Finance Department goals 
  • Render decisions with respect to key department issues impacting overall service and performance. 
  • Provide input to senior leadership for annual budgets. 
  • Direct and prepare reports for Finance Department Senior leadership.
  • Participate in Company or Department projects.  
  • Ensure employees and team are following all Company Policies 
  • Works closely with other departments and communicate with all levels of employees, customers, and Manufacturers both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrates drive and initiative.
  • Maintains a professional attitude in all matters.
  • Correspond with Vendors and respond to inquiries in a timely manner. 
  • Must be able to manage time efficiently.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations and review.
  • Audit & reconcile various commissions.
  • Verification of job costing accuracy.
  • Calculate Accruals, Fixed Asset management, Financial Reporting.
  • Calculation and remittance of various taxes and license fees
  • Prepare month-end journal entries for financial statement reporting.
  • Liaison with outside audit firm(s)
  • Special accounting, financial or administrative projects and/or tasks as determined by CFO & VP of Finance
  • Prepare Prelim and Final Compdoc worksheets for both CN and NW. The Preliminary is used to prepare Gross Margin reports and the Final is used to update and balance the ControlBal and the P&L reports.
  • Approve outgoing wires to Enterprise, Raymond Leasing and Raymond Corp at Bank of the West.
  • Assist in the Year-End audit.
  • Assist in Sales Tax audits.
  • Assist in IRS audits.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent Management skills
  • Excellent Written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Organizational Time Management skills
  • Must be able to perform duties under minimal supervision. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft office Suite and similar software 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.
  • Must be able to maintain effective working relationships with employees, Co-workers, and Managers in other departments.
  • Must be willing to work off-hours as specific needs dictate and willing to assume more responsibility as required.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of the theory of accounting principles and an aptitude for working with financial and statistical data. 
  • Must have the ability to reconcile and maintain the integrity of the general ledger through analysis and research.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.   
  • Be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. 
  • Possess strong business math skills and business acumen.
  • Present a clean, neat professional appearance.
  • Motivated to continuous self-development and training. 
  • Willing to assume more responsibility as required.



Minimum Education and Experience: Determined by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of increasingly more responsible administrative experience
  • 6-year minimum related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Travel Requirement:

  • 10% (4 hours a week)
  • Must be able to be insured by Raymond West.


Physical Requirements:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Position is sedentary and desk bound.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Pay Range:

  • The salary range for this position is $79,000 - $194,000. The specific pay offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to the candidate's relevant experience, education, and work location.

Qualified candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen. 

Raymond West provides medical, dental, vision, 401k with company match, flexible spending accounts, disability insurance, life insurance, personal time off, holiday pay and a great team to work with!

Check us out at Raymond West has a great group of loyal and hardworking employees who help us maintain our exemplary level of sales and service.


Apply on-line via the submit resume button provided. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified persons to apply. We encourage qualified military veterans and persons with disabilities to submit their resume online. We are a drug free company.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.


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