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Assistant Accounting Manager

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned


1. Process accounting transactions with the overall direction of the Accounting Manager.
2. Process all monthly/ quarterly/ semi-annual/ annual GL Journal Entries including accruals and deferrals.
3. Ensure complete/accurate GAAP financial statements are prepared each month for corporate consolidation.
4. Ensure that key internal controls are in place and operating effectively including proper SOX procedures.
5. Reconcile Bank Statement balance to book balance monthly.
6. Maintain spreadsheet worksheet to reconcile general ledger accounts and make any necessary journal entries when required.
7. Prepare GL monthly entries for all payroll transactions.
8. Communicates with Federal or State Tax agency or Accounting firm to resolve any tax issues.
9. Work with auditors for limited review of the financials.
10. Prepare various government surveys.
11. Support budget and forecasting activities.
12. Issue reports such as monthly operating reports, or any reports required by Management.
13. Prepare sales/use tax, business tax, property tax, and various other returns for different state.
14. Process commission payable to reps each month
15. Conduct research projects such as market share analysis and trending as necessary.
16. Make and implement recommendations to improve accounting processes and procedures.
17. Train new employees about the company’s travel policy including using Concur.
18. Administrate the accounting system (Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC/SAP/Concur)
19. All other duties as assigned.

Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

1. Manage both the AP and AR functions within the company.
2. Ensure staff operates within the established guidelines of HRUSA.
3. Review work product as determined.

Leadership and Teamwork

1. Continually demonstrates Hirose’s philosophy of “connecting wisdom” and “always taking the lead, pursuing the cutting edge, achieving differentiation, and being the first to obtain customer’s approval”.
2. Determine staffing requirements needed to support company business plans.
3. Interview, hire, train, coach, and provide support to as needed. 
4. Create a collaborative team environment within the HRS support groups.
5. Set performance standards, monitor performance, and make recommendations for improvement as needed. 
6. Implement employee performance improvement plan(s) and/or corrective action when appropriate.

Develop and maintain cooperative and constructive working relationships with:

  1. Customers
  2. HRUSA Executive team
  3. Counterparts at Japan Corporate Office and other subsidiaries
  4. Distributors, Manufacturing Representatives, and other business partners.
  5. Management at all levels.

Create and support a Continuous Improvement environment within the department to find innovative ways to improve effectiveness and efficiency in all tasks.


Effective application of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, leadership techniques, and coordination of people.


1. Be able to understand and perform all processes and tasks within the department in order to provide guidance and support to department staff.
2. Create and/or review accounting reports and other performance data to measure goal/target achievement and identify areas that need improvement.
3. Create, review, and/or update reports and other data, such as commission, booking and shipment reports, for management review and/or approval.
4. Manage and maintain the integrity of the accounting module within the ERP system.
5. Review Internal Control system and make improvements whenever required.
6. Complete tasks per ISO9001-2008 requirements, when applicable.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements 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.

1. BA or BS Degree in Accounting concentration: Minimum five years’ experience in the financial reporting/ general ledger area. CPA preferred but not required.
2. Significant experience managing month-end closing, timely preparation of GAAP financial statements, management reports, reconciliation of balance sheet and bank accounts.
3. Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws, and regulations.
4. Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
5. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 BC or SAP plus.
6. Ability to make recommendations, gain agreement and implement solutions on behalf of a diverse organization.
7. Ability to take a moderate leadership role with peers, lower level analysts, and on committees.
8. Exhibits characteristics such as tenacity, courtesy, perseverance and detail-orientation.
9. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
10. Organizational skills must be above average. Ability to manage multiple assignments while meeting deadlines and quality standards.
11. Possess excellent communication skills (oral and written) to work with both external and internal customers. Able to clearly and concisely communicate across different cultures.
12. Knowledge of payroll a plus.
13. Basic understanding of the Electronic component industry a plus.

Hirose Electric USA, Inc. may need to revise or change the essential and supplemental responsibilities of the position as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Resumes received will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be contacted to arrange for an interview.