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Title:  Accountant, Sr. General (USA)

Req ID:  3290
Job Category:  Accounting & Finance

Doraville, GA, US, 30360

Dare to Dream!


At Serta Simmons Bedding, we dare to dream and work differently. We’re proud to be one of the largest bedding manufacturers in North America and lead the way with our iconic brands - Serta®, Beautyrest®, Simmons® and Tuft & Needle®.


When you join our company, you become part of winning team that is excited and committed to helping our customers get a good night’s sleep.


Fueled by care for our people and their safety, we provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, and employee perks, and most importantly, the chance to make a positive impact in the lives of our customers.

What You'll Do:


The Senior Accountant of General Accounting is responsible for executing general accounting processes including journal entry preparation and/or approval, account reconciliation preparation and/or approval, month-end close procedures, and consolidations across multiple cost centers or plants. This person reports to the Manager of General Accounting and, along with the Manager of General Accounting, coordinates the daily activities of the accounting staff to efficiently and accurately record the financial transactions generated by business activities. This position requires a highly motivated self-starter with a proactive and analytical mindset.

The Senior Accountant of General Accounting supports regional and corporate management with timely financial reporting information and analysis as required. 


How You'll Do It:


  • Prepare and/or approve journal entries.  
  • Prepare and/or approve account reconciliations. 
  • Execute month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures.  
  • Coordinate with Manager and Director of General Accounting to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures.  
  • Provide timely and accurate financial information and analysis to support both internal and external reporting, in accordance with accounting policies, U.S. GAAP and other statutory or government reporting guidelines.  
  • Recommend improvements to accounting policies and procedures as appropriate; ensure change directives are implemented at the shared services center.   
  • Ensure agreed upon Service Level Agreements are met.  
  • Understand and execute internal controls related to accountabilities; proactively seek opportunities to strengthen internal controls.  
  • Partner with Operations Finance, Corporate, and Sales Finance groups to ensure that the business accounting needs are being met.  
  • Support regional management with high level financial analysis as required.  
  • Support corporate financial reporting (eliminations, consolidations, financial statements and reporting) as required.  


What You'll Bring:

*This is a remote work opportunity, with occasional in-office travel required*


  • BA / BS degree in accounting or finance 
  • Professional accountancy certification (or working toward certification) such as CPA, CIMA, ACCA, ACA is preferred 
  • Three to five years of experience in an accounting function 
  • Demonstrated leadership skills 
  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, and communication skills 
  • U.S. GAAP technical accounting background 
  • Experience with SOX compliance is preferred 
  • Experience in a shared services or manufacturing environment is preferred 

Come Dream With Us!

When you join Serta Simmons Bedding, you become part of our 220-year legacy of sleep solutions with endless opportunities to impact our future for centuries to come.

Once you’re here, you’ll be part of a winning company that invests and supports our team members’ career journeys.


Here are some of the benefits of working with our team: 

  • Employee Benefits Start on your first day with us!
  • Great Health, Dental and Vision Plans 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Paid Time Off/ Vacation Days 
  • Sick Days 
  • Holiday Time - 11 Holidays with 1 floating 
  • Employee Discounts 
  • HSA & FSA Benefits 
  • Referral Bonuses 


And so much more! 





Employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.


SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.


The hiring salary range for this position applies to where legally required, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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