Senior Corporate Accountant

at Shearer's Foods
Location Massillon, OH
Date Posted September 14, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


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Shearer’s is a privately held producer, leading co-manufacturer and distributor of quality snack foods sold under the Shearer’s brand, and other private labels. Ranking number one in private brand and contract manufactured salty snacks, as well as the number two supplier of private brand cookies and crackers in North America, you love our products, although you may not be familiar with our name!  We utilize our manufacturing expertise to serve as a strategic supplier to our partners, who are nationally recognized retail and restaurant brands. With exceptional competence in product development, manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, we continue to embrace significant growth in each segment of our business. Headquartered in Massillon, Ohio, we have over 5,000 associates in 12 state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution sites in North America. You can visit our website at .

At Shearer’s, we provide the safest environment possible for our employees by providing proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), frequent and thorough sanitation practices, social distancing, daily temperature checks, as well as virtual interviewing options.  Safety is our absolute priority.

                                                                                       Senior Corporate Accountant                                                                                       Located at our Corporate Service Center in Massillon, OH

Your seat at the table

Shearer’s Foods is currently seeking an energetic, articulate, self-motivated individual with a “can do” attitude to join the fast-paced Corporate Accounting & Treasury team.


  • Perform and/or support various accounting duties such as month-end close, accruals, journal entries, account reconciliations, data analysis, financial reporting, fixed asset accounting, debt accounting and compliance, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Support external financial and lender compliance audits by gathering data, preparing and/or reviewing work papers and schedules, and participating in on-site inventory observations.
  • Perform and/or support tax, regulatory, and compliance duties such as U.S. and Canadian consolidated income tax provisions, estimated tax payment vouchers, indirect state, local and international tax returns for all Company locations, tax depreciation, tax incentives, unclaimed funds reporting, government surveys, multi-state payroll tax account maintenance, and other tasks as assigned.
  • Prepare income tax and apportionment data to support external accountants’ completion of federal, state, local and international tax return filings.
  • Assist with monthly free cash flow projections, quarterly financial forecasts, and annual budget processes.
  • Review the work of other accountants for accuracy as assigned.
  • Convey a strong sense of urgency to complete assigned duties timely and accurately.
  • Remain positive and productive as circumstances, assignments or priorities change while also juggling multiple demands.
  • Communicate appropriate information clearly and effectively to other team members, departments, and external parties.
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and take ownership of areas of responsibility, complete non-standard requests or projects independently, and identify, investigate and resolve issues independently.
  • Evaluate and challenge processes and tasks on an on-going basis to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Apply learnings from past experiences, coaching, and feedback to grow and develop.

 What you bring to the table

  • 2 to 3 years experience in accounting and/or tax accounting role required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required. Master’s degree in Taxation is a plus.
  • CPA or pursuit of certification is preferred.
  • Public accounting experience is preferred.
  • Tax experience is preferred.
  • Payroll experience is a plus.
  • Intermediate Excel skills are required.
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail and accuracy is required.

We Offer a Feast of Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending Account, Retirement Savings Plan with Match, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Group Critical Accident Insurance, Group Critical Illness Insurance, Employee Assistance Plan and numerous opportunities to volunteer in the communities in which we operate.

You will be considered for employment in our inclusive workplace

Because at Shearer’s, we are committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 This is your invitation to apply now!


 Note: Shearer’s does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Shearer’s is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.