General Accounting Manager

Vermont Smoke & Cure Meat Sticks

Competitive Pay and Great Benefits, Including Paid Time Off, Healthcare & 401k — Mon-Thu & Fri-Sun Schedules

Our team members are the heart of our organization, and we are proud to work with quality-minded, neighborly, respectful people who do things The Vermont Way. 

Job Description:

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Works as part of a team to execute the assigned department’s processes to either prepare, cook, or package goods. Operates department-specific machinery and protocols in a safe and accurate manner to produce high quality product with minimal waste. Takes direction from the Department Lead/Production Supervisor, follows safety protocols, and contributes process improvement ideas.

The General Accounting Manager at Vermont Smoke & Cure will be responsible for managing the general accounting functions, including the general ledger and financial reporting. This individual will leverage their analytical and leadership skills to enhance business strategy and overall performance.  A successful candidate will play a key role in providing financial statements, analysis, guidance, and fostering financial acumen across the team.

Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Hinesburg, VT
Shifts: Monday to Friday
Schedule: 8:30am-4:30pm 
Status: Exempt / Salary
Reports To: Commercial Business Lead
Manages: Accounts Payable, Receivable Clerk and Production Data Entry personnel
Department: Finance


401k *with company match Dental insurance
Disability insurance Flexible spending account
Health insurance Paid time off
Vision insurance Bonuses

Why This is a Great Job...

Essential Functions:


  • Financial reporting and analysis
    • Responsible for leading the month-end close process resulting in meaningful and accurate financial reporting
    • Recording and verifying month end entries and transactions to ensure accurate month-end general ledger and financial statements.
    • Reconciling the balance sheet & appropriate subsidiary accounts.
    • Summarizing the financial status by collecting information and preparing all necessary month-end financial statements & analysis.
    • Reviewing trade spend and managing the accrual.
    • Tracking KPIs and preparing financial reports.
    • Broker Commission Reporting.
    • Work with HR Business Partner to produce bi-weekly payroll, ensuring accuracy, and entering appropriate transactions into the financial system.
    • Find efficiencies in the current processes and procedures to allow more time for analysis.
    • Assist Johnsonville Headquarters with annual audit and tax filings as it relates to VSC Holdings information & coordination.
    • Develop financial projections, lead quarterly, semi-annual and annual budget processes, and build financial models to help drive business decisions.
    • Ensure compliance with tax, regulatory, and company policies, and perform other research and analysis as required.
  • Business partnering with the team to drive growth and profitability.
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships at all levels of the organization to provide meaningful financial and business analysis that leads to actionable insights, recommendations, and contingencies to maximize the performance of the business.
    • Working with Production to ensure accurate product costing.
    • Working with Sales & Marketing to design customer and product P&Ls.
    • Producing the appropriate sales, invoices, and open order reporting and tracking.
    • Reviewing and analyzing financial statements and reports and understanding key business drivers.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives and provide financial guidance for decision-making.
  • Leadership
    • Provide leadership and mentorship to the general accounting team, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.



  • Minimum of 6 – 8 years of general accounting management and/or finance reporting experience required.
  • SAP and BPC knowledge a plus.
  • Previous experience in CPG manufacturing and cost accounting a plus.
  • Previous experience managing and developing a team.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Builds trust and strong relationships, finding solutions and influencing outcomes to drive superlative performance.
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills, with demonstrated results in leveraging information systems.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Turns data from various sources into insights – explaining why and asking so what – with a strong attention to detail in a fast-changing environment.
  • Uses the numbers to tell the clear story, filtering the data and removing noise.
  • Effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Developed organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated self-starter, ongoing self-growth and development; advancement potential and desire.
    Interested in joining our team? Email your resumé. Don’t have a resumé? Call (802) 482-4888 or submit our form. Someone from our hiring department will be in contact shortly!

    Vermont Smoke & Cure is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/Vet/Disability. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, Vermont Smoke & Cure values the service Veterans and their family members have given to our country. We support the hiring of returning service members and military spouses.

    VSC offers reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you need assistance during the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, please contact VSC at 802-482-4666.

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