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Accounting Supervisor

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Date: Dec 23, 2018

Location: McBee, SC, US, 29101

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation



McBee, South Carolina, is home to A. O. Smith’s Engineering and Manufacturing teams for our Commercial Water Heaters and Boilers, a category where we are the industry leader with #1 market share.  This plant has earned the Lloyd B. Smith President’s Safety Award more times than any other plant in our organization, and has received an Excellence in Safety Award from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce for the fourth consecutive year.


We are currently looking for an Accounting Supervisor that will oversee the accounts payable and payroll functions of the accounting department while directly performing financial functions and analysis related to payroll, accounts payable, fixed assets, purchase card administration and month end close in a timely and reliable manner.  The Accounting Supervisor will also support the financial reporting process including review, analyze and interpret the results of plant operations.


  • Supervise activities in the accounts payable function for productive and non-productive accounts payable and all wire transfers.
  • Supervise the processing of payroll data and ensure that computing, withholding, or deductions associated with net pay is done properly.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly forecast, including direct labor, fixed spending and variable spending. 
  • Assist in preparation of annual budget, including direct labor, fixed spending and variable spending. 
  • Support the financial reporting process and ensure timely and reliable reporting.
  • Work closely with the external and internal audit groups to ensure timely completion of the compliance and substantive testing as required.
  • Complete month end closing including account reconciliations, journal entry, and reporting to divisional accounting. 
  • Administer purchase cards for the facility.
  • Review, analyze and interpret results of operations, identify financial and operation issues and make recommendations for change.
  • Backup to accounts payable and payroll.
  • Complete fixed asset transactions.
  • Perform other activities as needed. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration required
  • 3+ years of progressive accounting experience (manufacturing experience preferred).
  • 2+ year of supervisory experience required.
  • Experience in accounting functions to include payroll, accounts payable, and general accounting to include fixed assets, sales tax, and month end closing. 
  • Strong skills in MS Excel and ERP/MRP systems (SAP preferred).
  • Demonstrated proficiency in GAAP, SOX and other financial compliance standards.
  • Ability to clearly communicate financial information across the organization.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

We Offer


Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer an onsite fitness center and cafeteria to promote workplace wellness, a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs, tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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