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Accounting Manager

Job Details

Spectrum - Missoula, MT
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Up to 25%



This position is responsible for ensuring the completeness and accuracy of all financial transactions, month-end close, financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting. In addition, this position assists in financial and operational analysis to maximize efficiencies and profitability. A successful Accounting Manager combines excellent analytical and communication skills with a thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for maintaining the accuracy and completeness of financial statements and supporting ledgers in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Close the financial records each month accurately and according to a predetermined schedule.
  • Prepare journal entries and reconciliations for monthly close in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Prepare monthly management and corporate reporting and accompanying schedules.
  • Prepare the annual budget and periodic forecasts working with the management team.
  • Responsible for compiling the information submitted to, and coordinating with, a third-party sales tax service to ensure taxes are calculated and paid accurately and timely.
  • Process weekly payroll.
  • Assist in maintaining optimal working capital metrics.
  • Prepare and analyze financial reporting, margin, expense, and key performance metrics required by the management team to be proactive and drive improved visibility and profitability.
  • Participate in cross-department meetings and provide financial perspective to operational and strategic initiatives. Assist in driving profitability by understanding the business and being a leader. Help others in the company understand the “why” behind the numbers. 
  • Assist operations with maintaining complete and accurate inventory quantities and drive necessary improvements throughout the year.
  • Contribute to department and Company special projects as necessary.
  • Evaluate and make appropriate improvements to accounting processes and procedures ensuring that practices are efficient, effective, and support the overall goals of the organization.
  • Evaluate current processes and internal controls, both within the accounting group as well as interfaces with other Company departments and recommend and drive process and control improvements.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Supervise, coach, and develop employees performing accounting activities.
  • Other duties may be assigned by Manager.

Education and/or Experience

A Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with at least 5 year’s overall experience is required. Public Accounting experience is preferred.


None required.

Computer Skills

Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Access, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.

Advanced Microsoft Office Excel skills are required.


PlayCore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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