Gypsum Management & Supply, Inc. (NYSE: GMS) is the leading North American specialty distributor of interior building products. The company's product offerings of wallboard, ceilings and complementary interior construction products are designed to provide a comprehensive solution for its core customer, the interior contractor who installs these products in commercial and residential buildings. GMS serves as a critical link between its suppliers and a highly fragmented customer base of over 20,000 contractors. The company's operating model combines a national platform with a local go-to-market strategy, enabling GMS to generate economies of scale while maintaining the high service levels, entrepreneurial culture and customer intimacy of a local business.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021, GMS operates a national network of approximately 265 distribution centers across the U.S. and Canada and provides a one-stop-shop for all customers. The Corporate Headquarters and Yard Support Center in Tucker, Georgia serves each GMS location, providing the support needed to enable them to continue their outstanding service to contractors and builders in their local communities.
GMS's growth strategy is centered around four core initiatives which guides the long-term management of a very attractive business with significant long-term growth potential. These strategic growth initiatives include:
Increasing market share in core products, particularly in geographies where we are under-penetrated;
Growing select complementary products outside of core products to diversify and profitably expand our product offering;
Expanding the geographic platform through accretive acquisition and greenfield opportunities and;
Leveraging our scale and employing technology and best practices to deliver a best-in-class customer experience, as well as increased productivity and further profit improvement.
GMS KEY FACTS
Headquarters: Tucker, Georgia (20 from downtown Atlanta)
Employees: Over 5,900 people who embrace a strong entrepreneurial culture
2020 Revenues: $3.2 billion
GMS' STRATEGIC ADVANTAGE
POISED FOR CONTINUED GROWTH
Market-leading distributor of interior building products with significant scale and local expertise
Differentiated service model drives market leadership
Multiple levers to drive growth: organic, greenfields, M&A, operating leverage
Capitalizing on growth in large, diverse end markets
Entrepreneurial culture with dedicated employees and experienced leadership driving superior execution
VISION, MISSION AND VALUES
Vision: We will be the premier distributor in every market we serve through embracing our unique culture and professional humility.
Mission: We create opportunities, build significant relationships and deliver solutions.
Values: At GMS -
Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference.
We invest in relationships, and every person is
Our highest priority is serving
We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational
The Accounting Analyst with Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc. is responsible for reviewing and improving internal financial controls across our operating facilities, identifying opportunities for process improvements, as well as for certain system administration tasks in our key financial systems.
Performs reviews of subsidiary internal controls and operations, both at our operating locations and in our corporate offices
Leverages existing technology and accounting systems to create efficiencies and process improvements
Performs administrative functions in certain accounting systems, including developing and delivering training
Identifies and implements process improvements, and assists in developing and enhancing accounting policies and procedures
Assists in maintaining the documentation of the control environment, which includes narratives, flow charts, and policies and procedures
Supports internal and external audits
Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive
Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers
Strong interpersonal skills and effective communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with all levels of management and staff
Strong teamwork skills and ability to collaborate successfully
Minimum of 2 years of professional experience is required
BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field is required
Public accounting experience in auditing required - Big 4 preferred
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and ability to work with large amounts of data
SQL experience is preferred but not required
CPA license or MBA are a plus
Experience working with Cadency or Blackline is a plus
Able to work on multiple projects concurrently
Strong understanding of internal controls and process improvement
Must be willing to travel
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80%
Frequently, will move about inside the office to access files, office machinery, etc.
Must be able to operate basic office machinery
Must be able to communicate with team and management and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
Constantly working in office environment
Must be able to problem solve and prioritize tasks
Must be able to manage stress depending on tasks
Must be able to multitask
Must be able to receive and analyzeinformation
Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur
Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement and initiative
Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
Paid holidays & vacation days
This job description is subject to change at any time.
Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.