Accounting Team Lead

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he Accounting Team Lead directs all facets of the company's accounting department and relevant systems and is responsible for providing management with accurate financial information and analysis needed to facilitate effective decision-making and planning. This is a full-time position, located at our Onalaska branch.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Writes work, purchase and service orders according to established procedures.
  • Oversee daily practices relative to the accounting system including cash management, general ledger accounts, adjustments, accounts receivables, and accounts payables.
  •  Ensure that accounting procedures, practices, and records are in compliance with applicable regulations, laws, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Ensure all accounting practices and processes are efficient and effective; improve department operations in accordance with accounting best practices.
  • Fully utilize enterprise resource planning (ERP)software to accomplish accounting department functions and improve accuracy and efficiency.
  • Analyze and report on annual company budget on a monthly basis.
  • Oversee accounting staff's work and assign special projects as needed. Occasionally assist with coverage for accounting team.
  • Oversee the operation of the financial tracking system including tracking of key performance metrics and facilitation of monthly predictions.
  • Direct and monitor a system for payroll processing to ensure timeliness, accuracy, and compliance with federal and state regulations and guidelines.
  • Implement financial strategies that are reactive to cash flow and support the overall financial health of the company.
  • Assist with month-end and year-end close processes and ensure that monthly and annual financial statements with supporting schedules are prepared in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Analyze financial information, summarize financial status, and highlight key findings.
  • Produce accurate internal and external accounting reports and present results.
  • Review, approve and issue all required financial information for management, banks, accounting firms, another parties.
  • Maintain and manage effective systems for counting, valuing, and controlling inventories, as well as keep an up-to-date fixed asset list
  • Maintain relationships with banks, accounting firms, insurance companies, benefit providers, and external auditors.




  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance is required.
  • 5-10 years of related work and management experience required


  • Accounting theories, principles, and practices including accounting standards, records, government reporting requirements, and reporting of financial data
  • Enterprise resource planning (ERP)software and accounting applications and systems
  • Relevant laws and government regulations
  • Corporate taxation
  • Corporate insurance
  • Accounting in a manufacturing environment with an emphasis on job costing desired
  • Experience with Business Central and/or Dynamics NAV a plus
  • Experience with running a business on EOS is a plus


  • People and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Very detail oriented
  • Numeric and mathematic skills
  • Logic, reasoning, and analytical skills
  • Honesty, integrity, and ethical work practices
  • Willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction
  • Open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace
  • Ability to work with others and connect with others on the job

Conditions of Employment

For over 100 years, La Crosse Sign Group has worked diligently to develop an organization dedicated to the service of our clients. From our humble beginnings in 1917, we have adapted to a never-expanding and diverse industry. Our evolution into what we are today happened as a result of company leaders, hiring the best people in the industry and empowering them to act decisively. We now have three locations in Wisconsin; La Crosse, Madison, and Eau Claire. Through everything we do, we will continue to reach higher and not only meet, but also exceed the expectations of our clients with our proven process of consultation, creation, and conclusion.

Our mission is to help companies make an extraordinary first impression. We all know how important a first impression can be, it can make or break someone's decision to be your friend, buy your product, or to even enter your business in the first place. At La Crosse Sign Group our purpose is to help businesses make a statement that will "wow" customers and leave a lasting positive impact. This purpose, paired with our expertise in custom fabrication and design, fuel our cause of helping our communities and local businesses succeed.

La Crosse Sign operates under EOS, the Entrepreneurial Operating System, where we value input and ideas from all employees and live by the following Core Values:

  • Leading with a commitment to excellence
  • Supportive of one another win or lose
  • Grateful every day
  • Mindful of our actions
  • Adaptable to change
  • Always putting safety first

If you possess these qualities and desire an exciting and rewarding career with a well-established company, please apply today!


  • Starting two weeks of Paid Time Off and additional Paid Personal Time
  • Paid holidays
  • 401k with a 3-5% company match
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (60% of premium paid by La Crosse Sign)
  • Free services from Neighborhood Family Clinic for your entire family
  • Option for HSA and FSA
  • Company provided Life Insurance and Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Exceptional Employee Assistance Program
  • Discounted gym membership

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