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Flowserve Corporation General Accounting Manager in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Company Overview:

If a culture of excellence, innovation and ownership is what you’re searching for, consider putting your experience in motion at Flowserve. As an individual contributor, or as a leader of people, your enterprise mindset will ensure Flowserve’s position as the global standard in comprehensive flow control solutions. Here, your opportunity for professional development and industry leading rewards will be supported by our foundational commitments to the values of people first, integrity and safety. Thinking beyond opportunity and reward, at Flowserve, we are inspired by working together to create extraordinary flow control solutions to make the world better for everyone!

Flowserve is a world-leading manufacturer and aftermarket service provider of comprehensive flow control systems. Driven by our Purpose, we are committed to building a more sustainable future to make the world better for everyone. With more than 16,000 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with local presence. We support more than 10,000 customers worldwide, creating products to meet the needs of our customers who are supplying energy, fresh water, pharmaceuticals and other essentials to consumers, businesses, and governments globally.

Join a company where the people challenge themselves to approach each situation with ingenuity and creativity to help provide our customers with the most innovative flow control products and services. You will be part of a team known for its industry-leading talent, unparalleled portfolio, and unmatched commitment to customer success. Flowserve’s culture promotes recognition and rewards creativity, hard work, and commitment. We invite you to put your talents and career in motion at Flowserve.

The Manager of General Accounting will be primarily responsible for US GAAP and RAS reporting and leading a team of professional accountants in executing daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly general accounting processes. In addition, other responsibilities include analyzing monthly activity, managing corporate general ledgers, Fixed Assets, and monthly GL close processes for areas of responsibility, balance sheet account reconciliations including the corporate bank/cash accounts, as well as ensuring SOX and internal control compliance


Maintain accurate financial records to report correct information in a timely manner in accordance with US GAAP and Flowserve policies and procedures. This includes:

  • Account reconciliations are completed, reviewed and approved on time for all accounts.

  • Reconciling items are clearly identified and are addressed timely (<90 days)

  • Own cut-off procedures and review to ensure revenue and accruals are appropriately and timely recorded.

  • Work with the Shared Service Center in Hungary to ensure the correct accounting and reconciliations of A/R, A/P, Fixed Assets and several Accruals.

  • Correct application of ASC606 standard, Overtime-POC (when applicable).

  • Monthly contract reviews (Costs estimations and variances reviews)

  • Perform and execute all comprehensive procedures to ensure all “known” assets and liabilities are included in the financial statements.

  • G/L maintenance exists and mappings between local ERP and corporate consolidating systems are understood, managed, and maintained.

  • Embrace, adopt and implement Continuous Improvement Programs or Plans

  • Operating under tight schedules

  • Maintain discipline in decentralized processes (billing, cycle counts, hour tracking, etc.)

Support the monthly close process through meeting deadlines established within the group, division or corporation. This includes:

  • Consolidation corporate system loads / Local GL loads

  • Supplemental information Templates

  • Quarterly Templates (Site analytics and key control processes)

  • Monthly Reports

  • Owns the annual cost roll process.

  • Periodic Information Requests

Ensure compliance and support the Internal Audit / External Audit process:

  • Maintain financial management processes to ensure compliance with corporate policies and internal practices.

  • Keep Key controls procedures update and review them periodically (at least quarterly).

  • Ensure Reserves and accruals calculations are in line with Corporate polices and contain all the required supporting documentation.

  • Coordinate and drive all internal and external (statutory) audits for the site ensuring the timely and correct delivery of the information meeting all deadlines.

Support Business Units to achieve their business objectives:

  • Provide information about inventories that help identify the slow movement inventory and inventory to become obsolete, so Operations can take preventive and corrective actions about it.

  • Provide information about departmental expenses, plant Utilization and Cost Variances to be used on Operational excellence initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, MBA is a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience as Controller, Accounting Manager or Finance Business Partner

  • Industrial manufacturing operation, within the last 4 years and having managed 3+ direct reports

  • Experience supervising multiple plants both onsite and remote

  • Strong Ethical Behavior, Accounting (specially Project and costs accounting areas), financial metrics, US GAAP, SOX, Internal controls and Audit, ASC 606 with experience in Overtime-POC accounting, personnel management capacity and experience, decision making, )

  • Advanced Excel; Inventory Accounting; operating within a Shared Services Organization environment; high volume of products, customers and invoices and public company regulations and compliance.

Preferred Experience:

  • ERP systems SAP S4 is desirable and financial consolidation systems (BPC, Hyperion, etc.

Flowserve offers competitive pay, annual bonuses, medical benefits on day 1, generous paid vacation time, paid holidays, 401(k) and many other excellent benefits!

Req ID : R-7789

Job Family Group : Finance & Accounting

Job Family : FA Accounting

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