Senior Accounting Manager

Job Locations US-KS-Lenexa
Full Time

Company Overview

Hostess Brands, LLC, is a large packaged food company focused on developing, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing fresh baked sweet goods in the United States such as Ding Dongs®, Ho Hos®, Donettes® and Fruit Pies, in addition to Twinkies®, Coffee Cakes, Cupcakes, Voortman’s Cookies and Wafers.

Job Overview

The Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for preparation and distribution of financial statements to management, maintenance of the organization’s general ledger, and ensuring that all transactions and documentation complies with US GAAP. 


  • Manage the preparation and consolidation of financial statements, including the balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows, to ensure complete, timely, and accurate monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting under US GAAP
  • Oversee the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all monthly financial transactions are properly recorded, reviewing/approving journal entries and account reconciliations and communicating results
  • Maintain multi-currency consolidation of global business units and proper elimination of intercompany transactions
  • Own maintenance of chart of accounts and system mapping/structure for proper reporting
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure overall coordination of all financial accounting activities
  • Manage, train and mentor accounting team responsible for preparation and posting of manual journal entries, preparation of account reconciliations, account variance analysis and preparation of audit schedules
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures in compliance with SOX
  • Drive continued focus of team on improving operational and system efficiencies and business practices
  • Serve as key finance team liaison for strategic financial projects including upgrades/phase-two implementation of ERP (SAP) and other software applications
  • Support potential merger, acquisition, and divestiture activities
  • Work with external auditors to ensure timely completion of quarterly review and annual audit testing
  • Provide ad hoc reporting as requested or needed


  • 8+ years of progressive accounting experience in a high growth environment required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required
  • CPA preferred
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Suite with emphasis on Excel
  • Strong ERP system skills (SAP preferred) and other enterprise collaborative tools preferred
  • A driven, continuous improvement and control mindset with a strong sense of ownership, accountability, teamwork, and collaboration
  • Strong interpersonal, business partnering and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, operates with the highest level of integrity


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