Senior Accountant

US-WI-Sun Prairie


Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass and fabricated glass products for commercial, residential and transportation applications; automotive trim; and the distribution of building products. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 18,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian Fabrication, a division within Guardian Glass, produces products for a variety of industries including architecture, transportation, appliances, and electronics. More at


Role and Responsibilities

The Accountant role supports management efforts to drive business decisions for the Guardian IG facility in Sun Prairie, WI, a subsidiary of the Guardian Fabrication Division. This position interfaces with the management staff at the Sun Prairie facility.

Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Ability to perform all accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory analysis, fixed assets, general ledger, preparation of financial statements, financial analysis, property tax returns, account reconciliations, monthly close.
  • Support in ERP implementation and system setup.
  • Assist in developing annual operating plan and 5-year strategic plan.
  • Contribute in development of standard costs and provide cost data to management.
  • Various projects and tasks as requested.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience is preferred
  • Experience in manufacturing environments including the understanding of a manufacturing income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement
  • Experience with inventory management including variance analysis and physical counts
  • Must be able to adapt to new and different computer programs and software to enable efficient data gathering and analysis
  • Strong project management or task management skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Office applications, including; Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project

Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Experience in cost accounting
  • Previous experience with software implementations

What do we have to offer?

Relocation is unavailable for this position.


If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries Corp. may be the place for you.


Guardian offers competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%.


For more information about Guardian Industries Corp., visit us at

Guardian Industries Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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