Carefree of Colorado Employment Opportunity

<< Careers Home

Accounting Manager - Broomfield

Carefree of Colorado, a division of the Scott Fetzer Company and Berkshire Hathaway, is the world’s premier provider of awnings, shade products and accessories to the global Recreational Vehicle market, Marine OEM and Aftermarkets as well as residential. Our industry position and financial strength have provided our employees solid careers with opportunity for professional growth throughout our 47 year history.


We have built a strong manufacturing and assembly operation by embracing LEAN principles and investing in technology and our team members.  We take pride in the Quality, Value, Performance and Style our customers have come to expect.


Due to our continued growth, we are seeking an Accounting Manager to join our team who will be responsible for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the financial statements on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis while managing the accounting personnel. This position requires a hands-on approach, including developing staff, preparing and reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations, maintaining and preparing various corporate monthly, quarterly and annual schedules and reports, and ensuring compliance with Company accounting policies is always maintained. 


Specific duties of the Accounting Manager include:

  • Prepare accurate, complete and timely financial closes
  • Maintain accurate general ledger transactions through journal entry review and periodic review of GL account coding from others within the company

  • Maintain accurate balance sheet accounts and amounts, ensuring proper reconciliations are completed on a timely and accurate basis

  • Timely and accurate reporting of all financial reports, both internal and external

  • Weekly and monthly review of forecasts, identifying any potential deficiencies from what is known from the accounting transactions being monitored

  • Ensure the Controller is kept up to date regarding any potential accounting or staffing issues

  • Guide and supervise the accounting staff, ensuring compliance with all policies and procedures, with an emphasis on proper transaction approval, safeguarding of assets, and segregation of duties

  • Provide staff training within each staff member’s functional areas and perform staff evaluations

  • Plan, prioritize, direct and manage staff daily workload, assisting when necessary

  • Review, identify, train and resolve any weaknesses in staff work products

  • Back up other accounting team members when necessary

  • Prepare audit and tax schedules, as well as several other reports and schedules as necessary

  • Ensure all departmental policies and procedures are accurate and updated as necessary

  • Actively participate in creating and updating documentation for the department’s procedures and internal controls

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


The requirements of this position include:

  • BS in Accounting, Finance or Business

  • 5 years of progressive experience; general accounting in a manufacturing (distribution is a plus) environment, with an emphasis on standard costing

    • 2+ years of public accounting experience (audit) preferred

  • CPA and/or CPA in progress preferred

  • Solid understanding and ability to apply accounting principles under GAAP

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel including spreadsheet creation, pivot tables, Vlookups, graphs and maintenance

  • Demonstrated initiative and a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines

  • Ability to effectively communicate with management and employees inside and outside of the department, while maintaining a high level of accessibility to support co-workers in day-to-day operations

  • Experience with multiple business segments within one general ledger

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Team player

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task and react quickly in a fast-paced environment

  • Systems savvy

If you’re an enthusiastic team player who enjoys a fast paced, friendly atmosphere where individuals are acknowledged for their success and provided with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you! 


We offer competitive wages, growth opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

  • 401(k) with a company match

  • Paid vacations and holidays

  • Tuition reimbursement and more


If you meet the above requirements and are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your resume and salary requirements via e-mail to [email protected], fax (303) 459-5103 or apply in person, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.


Please visit our web site at for more information regarding our company.

Send your resume to Carefree