Position Title:  Accounting Manager


Position Overview

  • The Western Sugar Cooperative has a challenging opportunity for an Accounting Manager. We are looking for a highly detailed and organized candidate who has experience with month end close processes, general ledger data, is skilled at working in teams, has excellent communication skills and enjoys the preparation and completion of financial statements.


Essential Functions

  • Live our Core Values of: Being a Safety Leader, Integrity, Openness & Trust, Team Work, Entrepreneurship, and Social Responsibility,
  • Review and analyze balance sheets and income statement accounts owned by the accounting manager
  • Monitor the working capital and activities related to daily cash needs. This includes creating cash flow forecast and pledging and redeeming of inventories as forecasted.
  • Review, code, and post daily general ledger entries for bank and cash transactions
  • Reconcile daily bank statements including outstanding checks
  • Post fixed assets transactions and create monthly depreciation file.
  • Reconcile monthly general ledger accounts
  • Support corporate tax filing and tax provision calculation for year end
  • Create capital work orders, review transactions, and settle to fixed assets
  • Work alongside Corporate Controlling do deliver relevant and timely reporting of financial data
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures. Update policies and procedures as required.
  • Contribute to the preparation of GAAP financial statements through data analysis, document preparation, integrity validation, and reconciliation processes
  • Work with external auditors

Skill & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years’ experience in general accounting
  • CPA preferred but not required
  • Experience with SAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational ability
  • Effective corporate communications skills
  • Ability to consistently meet all deadline
  • Friendly, results oriented, and collaborative


Working Relationship:

  Accounting manager reports to the corporate controller

Leadership skills:


  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Time management.
  • Ability to train, guide and direct.
  • Good problem solver.
  • Teamwork
  • Subject matter expert.



Travel Requirements, if any (please indicate percentage):



Position Type:      Non- Union Status: Non-Exempt Wage Range: $85,000-$105,000 Location: Corporate office – Denver, CO
Benefits:  Medical, Vision, Dental, LTD, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program (EAP),  401K  with match opportunity and the Company also contributes an additional 6% discretionary amount into each employee’s 401(k) at the end of the calendar year. Vacation, Salaried Continuance Plan, Holidays, and Paid Sick Leave if required by applicable State Law.


Please submit all resumes in PDF form to: hr@westernsugar.com


It is the policy of The Western Sugar Cooperative not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin.  This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training, layoff and termination. Western Sugar Cooperative is a Drug Free workplace.