Acme Smoked Fish
  • Finance
  • Wilmington, NC, USA
  • Full Time

 Acme Smoked Fish Corporation is a fourth generation family business and the largest smoked fish company in the country. Acme manufactures and distributes its products in the US under three core brands (Acme, Blue Hill Bay, and Ruby Bay) and private labels through leading retail and food service institutions.


The  Accountant II is responsible for providing accounting services for the manufacturing plant. This includes maintaining financial records and ensuring that financial transactions are properly recorded.  This role will ensure the accuracy of entries to ledger accounts and will reconcile the subsidiary ledger accounts to the general ledger. The Accountant II will prepare the balance sheets, profit, and loss statements and other financial schedules for our NC entities.  In addition, the Accountant II must have the ability to analyze current costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses.

Qualification Requirements

The qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field
  • 2 - 5 years previous accounting experience
  • Manufacturing and cost accounting experience is preferred, or equivalent cost accounting coursework
  • Knowledge of inventory valuation methods under a perpetual system
  • Experience in preparing a Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss Statement, Cash Flow Statement, and Statement of Equity.
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Pass pre-employment, post-offer drug and alcohol screen, physical and a background check

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Attention to Detail
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Resourceful in problem-solving (an Independent Thinker)
  • Planning, organization, time management, and execution skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel (including V-lookups, pivot tables, etc.)
  • Strong Accounting System skills (experience w/ERP systems)
  • Communicate in English both orally and scripted

Essential Functions

  • Performs work as assigned by leadership/management
  • Reviews the coding of Accounts Payable invoices to the general ledger
  • Determines when purchases should be capitalized. Tracks fixed assets and maintains the related depreciation schedules.
  • Conducts quarterly physical inventories and issues the inventory valuation report. Ensures inventory cycle counts are completed timely & accurately.
  • Reconciles all balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Calculates and records monthly overhead allocations.
  • Prepares the monthly financial statements and related schedules.
  • Provides monthly production and usage reporting.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area
  • Follows EHS, GMP, HR and other company policies
  • Demonstrates ability to meet standards on specific assignments within a reasonable time


 Acme Smoked Fish is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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