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Posted April 20th

Accounting Manager

Columbus, OH

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Middle West Spirits



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Posted April 20th

Accounting Manager

Columbus, OH






Full Time

About The Position
About Middle West Spirit

Building on four generations of distilling traditions, we added our own deep experience in marketing and manufacturing, and focused on elevating the distinctive flavors of the Ohio River Valley. Our artisan spirits honor our roots; and reflect our originality as makers, our integrity as producers, and our passion for the craft of producing spirits from grain to glass.

Our state-of-the-art craft distillery is located just north of downtown Columbus, Ohio. It’s where our whiskeys, bourbons, vodkas and gins start with non-GMO, food grade materials to ensure the best possible end products. We originally distill, age and package all of our spirits here in the heartland of Ohio.

The Role
Middle West Spirits is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager to oversee our organization’s accounting operations.

In this role you will:
• Directly supervise and maintain quality control of the accounting department
• Prepare, review, and deliver monthly financial package
• Coordinate with department leaders to streamline processes
• Utilize ERP solutions
• Continue to develop and administer plans, policies, and procedures in compliance with GAAP and industry best practices.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements:
• 5+ years of experience as an Accounting Manager or Assistant Controller
• 3+ years of management experience of multiple people
• Manufacturing/Cost accounting a plus
• Experience managing multiple projects at once
• Power user of QuickBooks Online
• Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
• Excellent communication, analytical and organizational
• Problem solving capabilities
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and complete projects in a timely manner
• Associates or bachelors’ degree in accounting
• CPA preferred

The Intangibles We’re Looking For:
Self-starter: Takes the initiative to deliver solutions with modest amount of day-to-day direction.
• Positive presence: Brings a contagious positive energy and leaves a positive impression on others.
• Determined: Manages and overcomes obstacles as a regular course of business.
• Results Orientated: Owns and is fully accountable for achieving results.
• Committed to learning & development: Seeks to learn, grow & develop continuously.
• Self Aware: Understand their individual impact on others.
• Integrity: Makes every effort to deliver on commitments, is truthful & honest, treats others with respect.
• Team Player: Actively contributes to their group to complete tasks, meet goals or manage projects.

Middle West Spirits is an Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy not to discriminate against any Employee or Applicant. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This policy of nondiscrimination in employment includes but is not limited to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, employment advertising or solicitations, compensation, discipline, layoff, and termination of employment.

Job Type:

• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance

• 8 hour shift
• Monday to Friday

• Cost accounting: 1 year (Preferred)
• Accounting: 5 years (Required)
• Supervising: 3 years (Required)


• CPA (Preferred)

Columbus, OH
Function Details
  • Reports To Controller
  • Direct Reports 1