Accounting Supervisor


Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, United States

Open: 28 February 2019

Do you thrive in an environment of, innovation, autonomy, flexibility and one where you are empowered to take responsibility? Check our Accounting Supervisor opportunity!


We’re looking for an Accounting Supervisor to join our team. This role will primarily oversee the daily operation of the USA’s central accounting office. Ensuring a high level of timeliness, accuracy, and proper internal controls, this person will manage a team of accounting and clerical staff members in the performance of financial functions including accounts, payable/receivable, bank reconciliations, general ledger maintenance, and fixed asset accounting.

Accounting Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Oversee the Accounts Payable function to ensure timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices and payments.
  • Oversee the receipt and application of customer and other payments, ensuring each are recorded timely and applied correctly.
  • Interacting with intercompany locations to confirm balances to/from and help solve invoicing/billing issues.
  • Administer Purchasing Card program.
  • Oversee fixed asset cost accumulation, capitalization, and reporting process.
  • Ensure monthly reconciliations of all Balance Sheet accounts.
  • Ensure month end closing processes proceed timely and predictably.
  • Assist as required with preliminary and year-end audit activities.
  • Assist as required with data requests in support of annual income tax filings.
  • Monthly and ad hoc data reporting and analysis from the ERP and other systems to Excel.
  • Ensure application of continuous improvement methods, such as LEAN, to identify opportunities or implement changes to improve accounting processes or products or to reduce costs.
  • Supervise, coach support, train and develop personnel in assigned area; resolve personnel issues, redirecting complex issues to management and HR in a timely manner; directly manage employees, including assigning and reviewing work, evaluating performance/compensation, resolving grievances, administering disciplinary action, interviewing employment candidates, and effectively recommending hires and terminations in a timely manner.
  • Ensure effective communication of goals, objectives and expectations throughout assigned department/staff.
  • Maintain the cooperation and support of team members company-wide through effective interdepartmental communication.
  • Serve as a role model in areas such as professionalism, service orientation, agent of change, education, and commitment to organizational goals and objectives.
  • Foster attitudes, conditions and environments that guide your team toward excellence while acting with integrity and ethics aligned with Pyrotek core values.
  • Create a work environment that helps foster tolerance, acceptance and civility and the ability and desire of employees to act in empowered ways.
  • Actively reward / recognize employees to reinforce accomplishments and positive outcomes.
  • Determine the effectiveness of policies, procedures and projects/plans.
  • Take appropriate corrective measures when necessary.
  • Ensure all activities and operations are performed in compliance with federal/national, state/regional and local regulations.
  • Promote positive employee and customer relations by supporting Pyrotek’s commitment to a working environment of tolerance, acceptance and civility.
  • Respond appropriately to inquiries, concerns and complaints by being professional, courteous and respectful at all times.
  • Maintain regular, consistent, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance, as required to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Actively and positively participate in problem resolution, demonstrating constructive communication, timely response and effective resolution skills.
  • Work effectively within team environments both within your department and across the organization.
  • Cooperate and comply fully with all Pyrotek policies and procedures.
  • Actively support and follow the Pyrotek Safety Program.
  • Participate in company/department meetings, training activities, continuing education programs and other associated activities.
  • Consistently promote and communicate Pyrotek’s core values through work performance.
  • As a member of the management team, promote and ensure compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Manager.Accounting Supervisor Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Accounting Skills. Working knowledge of basic USGAAP based accounting principles and internal controls. Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply internal policies and procedures consistently in daily activities. Ability to comprehend the transactional flow of financial and manufacturing cost accounting data through an ERP system.

Communication Skills. Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listen and obtain clarification, and respond well to questions. Proficiency in writing clearly and concisely and editing work for spelling and grammar. Ability to vary writing style to meet business needs.

Leadership Skills. Build a culture of tolerance, acceptance and civility by setting an example to staff. Ability to coach and motivate staff in planning, decision-making, teamwork, and process improvement. Ability to effectively manage team projects to completion according to schedule. Ability to provide regular performance feedback and to write annual performance reviews. Ability to foster attitudes, conditions and environments that guide teams toward excellence and a respectful, positive, transparent and collaborative environment. Ability to develop staff skills and encourage growth, and to foster quality focus including improving processes and procedures.

Core Business Skills. Ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion in handling of proprietary and confidential information. Displays willingness to make decisions and work independently, without significant direction and to use resources effectively to “figure it out”. Strong critical thinking skills, judgment and keen attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to work collaboratively within a matrix environment. Exceptional prioritization, time management and organizational skills. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Highly organized, detail oriented and self-disciplined.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field, plus 5 to 10 years related experience including three of those years supervising a team or 3 or more on day-to-day, month-end, and year-end accounting processes. ERP Systems SAP and Great Plains or similar accounting systems


Experience working in a mid to large size company and/or manufacturing industry Experience working with internal and external auditors a plus.

Accounting Supervisor Benefits

At Pyrotek, we believe that, our employees, are our most important asset. We help our employees and their families maintain good health-physical, emotional, and financial. Our benefits include:

Competitive benefits.Medical, dental, vision, 401k, profit sharingWellness Program

Interview Process

Successful candidates can expect and an initial phone screen followed by a series of in person interviews. We like candidates to speak to a variety of people to really gain an understanding of Pyrotek!

Our Company

Who is Pyrotek? Pyrotek is the most successful global industrial company you’ve never heard of (until now). We improve your everyday. Take a closer look. You’ll find our global team has quietly worked for decades to deliver new technologies, advanced engineered systems, reliable and long-lasting parts and innovative materials to customers in industries all over the world. Our products, engineering expertise, and diverse workforce touch many of the products of your everyday life. The last car, train and plane you rode in were all safer and more energy efficient because of Pyrotek. The beverage cans in your refrigerator are lighter, stronger, more beautiful and infinitely recyclable because of Pyrotek. Join our team and create, improve, and innovate the everyday!

Pyrotek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.


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Pyrotek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.