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Accounting Manager

Display Case

Who Are We?

Have you ever gone into a grocery store or convenience store for things like milk, bagged salads, or frozen pizza? The coolers and freezers you find those and other food products in are what we do!! Zero Zone is a manufacturer of reach-in and open refrigerated and frozen food display cases as well as the refrigeration systems that work behind the scenes to cool the cases, keeping the food fresh! We also make powerful industrial refrigeration systems for food warehousing, pharmaceuticals, and even ice rinks!

Our company is structured across 2 divisions – the Display Case Division, located in North Prairie, WI, Waukesha, WI, and Mukwonago, WI and the Refrigeration Systems Division, located in Ramsey, MN and Dyersville, IA.

What Are We Like?

At Zero Zone, you will be a valued member of the Zero Zone team, able to take ownership of your own career path. We believe in hard work, teamwork, collaboration, and respect, and we have grown through dedication to our Purpose: “Preserving customer valuables through refrigeration.” For over 60 years, we have been a leader in refrigeration, and our people are well known for exceptional customer service. We also believe we are the COOLEST coworkers (pun intended)! This is an opportunity for you to make a difference in the refrigeration industry with one of the top leading manufacturers in the country! Come grow with us!!

What Can We Offer You?

  • Vacation and Personal Hours (after only 30 days!)
  • Competitive Wages
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD, LTD, AD&D, HSA/FSA, EAP)
  • 401k and Profit Sharing
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Wellness Programs and Incentives
  • Steel Toe Reimbursement
  • Employee Engagement Programs
  • One-time Home Computer Reimbursement
  • And more!

NOTE: This position does not qualify for visa sponsorship.


What Will You Do?

Under the direction of the Controller, the Accounting Manager oversees the Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) departments. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing direct reports as well as managing the key functions of the accounting department. The key responsibilities of the Accounting Manager are, but not limited to:



  • Compiles and analyzes financial information to prepare journal entries to general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions. Examples include payroll entries, A/P and A/R accruals, commission, and company credit cards transactions.
  • Complete the monthly bank reconciliation and assigned balance sheet reconciliations. Model Cash flow analysis making recommendations on discounts to customers and vendors.
  • Organize and delegates workloads as appropriate across both functions.
  • Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow between the accounting clerical personnel.
  • Escalates and advocates for the team cross-functionally and outside Zero Zone.
  • Examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Responds and administers sales and use tax audits as required.
  • Drive compliance in sales tax exemption certificates and annual updates.
  • Ownership of the annual budget process. Complies data and leads department managers.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include hiring, onboarding, training, planning, assigning, directing workflow, appraising performance, rewarding, and disciplining employees, and addressing and resolving complaints in a respectful and professional manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance field and/or 7+ years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment to include financial statement preparation, accounting principles, practices, procedures, and supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc).
  • Previous ERP knowledge is preferred.



  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common financial reports and legal documents
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from regulatory agencies or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information to management.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, margins, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, and area.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.



  • Regular use of hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
  • In order to maintain a positive work atmosphere, Zero Zone expects all employees to behave and communicate in a manner which will facilitate good relations with customers, clients, suppliers, co-workers, and supervisors.

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