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Sr. Accounting Manager, Commercial



Accounting & Finance
Enid, OK, USA · Memphis, TN, USA · United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

The Accounting Manager, Commercial is part of the Commercial Finance Business Partner (“FBP”) team. This position provides financial guidance and support to the Commercial business unit through P&L analysis and management of the Forecast/Plan processes for Commercial. Additionally, this role – in conjunction with the Commercial FBP – designs and implements accounting policies and procedures impacting Commercial and oversees the financial period close process.


· Review and preparation of period-end journal entries related to AutoZone’s Commercial business as well as balance sheet account reconciliations. Work cross-functionally to ensure that financial reporting is up-to-date and fairly represents operating results

· Manage the preparation and review of Commercial’s weekly Forecast and annual Plan process and financial reporting materials

· Provide regular financial updates to the Commercial leadership team – updates include explanation of variances from Forecast, Plan and/or LY as well as guidance regarding identified trends in the Commercial business

· Work with Commercial business partners in the preparation/review of pro forma financial statements including review and analysis of P&L impacts from customer/industry-specific trends

· Accommodate internal and external audit requests

· Work with and develop other members of the team to understand, implement, and document business processes – must have a desire to learn and apply best practices

· Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility

This position will have supervisory responsibility for Financial Analyst(s)/Senior Financial Analyst(s)


· Bachelor’s/master’s degree in accounting with a minimum of 5 to 7 years of related experience

· CPA preferred

· Well-organized with high attention to detail; highly motivated and able to prioritize and manage time wisely

· Ability to effectively communicate with individuals throughout the organization, including upper management

· Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills

· Strong inter-personal, human relations, and communication skills

· Strong foundation in Excel (ability to perform Pivots and VLOOKUPs is assumed)

· Strong procedural development and process improvement skills with an ability to clearly document processes