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Arnold Motor Supply Director of Accounting in Spencer, Iowa

Director of Accounting

Spencer, IA 51301, USA Req #908

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Finance Director of Accounting

Arnold Motor Supply and its sister company, The Merrill Company, started in Spencer, Iowa, in 1927. Today we’re one of the largest partnerships in the United States with 65 locations in Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota, Illinois, and Missouri. Along with our auto parts store locations, we operate two distribution centers, an automobile-refinish division, a light industrial coatings distributor, and a related equipment sales division.

Now in our 94th year, we’re poised to continue our journey of growth and diversification. Our accounting team is at the heart of our internal operations, and we’re looking for a Director of Finance/Controller to bring their great skills and attitude to our team! If you’re looking for an opportunity with an organization with a storied history and a remarkably strong culture, read on!

Core Accountabilities

  • Deliver exceptional accounting services to our stores, internal departments, and external customers

  • Ensure accurate and timely delivery of all financial documents

  • Able to be a vital Team player

  • Collaborate and maintain excellent relationships with Accounting team members and Store Operations team to ensure we are meeting the demands of our customers, both internal and external

  • Maintain the highest levels of integrity and professionalism in all we do!

    Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage Accounting team members

  • Complete monthly financial statements

  • Coordinate and assist with annual audit and tax return

  • Communicate daily with Accounting team members and Vice President of Finance and help create effective resolution

  • Constantly seek ways to better serve our customers, our Manager's and create efficiencies on the team


  • Bachelor Degree in Finance and/or Accounting

  • CPA in good standing

  • At least three years of applicable accounting experience

  • Computer and accounting system proficiency is needed. Solid Excel experience preferred.

  • Ability to shift between the “usual” aspects of the job and the unique daily needs of the team!

  • Desire to be a team member within a group that prides itself on providing solutions to our customers while taking care of each other and our customers!

    Do you think this career opportunity might be a fit? Please apply!

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree

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  • Spencer, IA 51301, USA