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Fred W. Gretsch Enterprises, Ltd., world-renown maker of quality drums and guitars since 1883 and home of "That Great Gretsch Sound", is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Careers at Gretsch

Join our growing team and help shape the future of a musical legacy! We are a long-standing leader in the musical instrument industry looking for motivated individuals who value stability, loyalty, and a long-term commitment to personal and professional growth.  We are offering an opportunity for you to make an impact on our ongoing legacy as well as define your own future.  As we grow, our commitment is to put you in the best position to succeed personally and professionally.

Application Process for All Positions:  Qualified individuals should send resume and cover letter detailing experience, salary requirements, and qualifications -- along with any personal connection to music making to:  HR@Gretsch.com.

Current openings: (4)

 


Gretsch Family Leadership Team

Join the Gretsch leadership team of the future!

As we develop the next generation of exceptional leadership at Gretsch, we are searching for highly skilled, qualified, and motivated professionals to lead in a variety of areas including but not limited to:  operations management, information technology management, and finance & accounting management.

Aside from the general requirements below, ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, results-oriented problem solvers who strive to get things done right with a commitment to maintaining the highest standards.  Skills, experience, and education as supplied during the application process will be weighed accordingly.

We serve a worldwide community of musicians, artists, music lovers, and fans. We look forward to hearing from you.

Location:  Gretsch Office, Pooler, GA.

General Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience in operations, IT, accounting, finance, general business office operations, or social media required
  • Minimum five year's experience managing in a licensing and/or music products company or equivalent
  • Knowledge of contracts, licensing, and best management practices
  • Demonstrated skill in formulating policy and developing and implementing new programs and procedures
  • Demonstrated skills in accounting software and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to develop a budget and financial plan and manage financial resources
  • Professional writing, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and interact with all levels of personalities, worldwide
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Must be self directed, self-motivated, and capable of achieving results with minimal supervision
  • Able to work standard business hours (45-50 hours per week) at Gretsch Family World Headquarters in Pooler, Georgia
  • Approximately 10% (24 overnights per year) travel required including designated trade shows and special meetings and overseas travel

 

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Finance and Accounting Manager

Location:  Gretsch Office, Pooler, GA.

Reports to:  Chief Financial Officer, Fred Gretsch Ent.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Lead, direct, and manage financial and accounting functions for Fred Gretsch Enterprises.  Provide leadership and hands-on supervision for A/R, A/P, banking, financial planning, budgets, inventory costing, royalty collections and royalty auditing.  Support Gretsch ownership and management team.  Be a key factor in implementation of the Gretsch 100 Year Brand Plan.

Mobility Path:

Success in this position will potentially qualify candidate for CFO position.

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting; MBA a plus
  • Minimum seven plus year’s experience as finance and accounting manager or equivalent position
  • Minimum three year’s experience in auditing
  • International experience
  • Involvement in contracts and licensing agreements
  • Skills in accounting and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of personalities and cultures
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong supervisory skills
  • Ability to work required business hours at company corporate office in Pooler, Georgia

Direct Reports:  Staff Accountant, Accounting Administrative Assistant.

 


Accounting Administrative Assistant

Location:  Gretsch Office, Pooler, GA.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The role of the Accounting Administrative Assistant involves providing financial, administrative, and clerical support to the organization. Their role is to complete payments and control expenses by processing, verifying, and reconciling payable invoices in a timely and efficient manner. The major duties include but are not limited to: prepare payable voucher for invoice, general ledger coding and verify all required documentation is attached; process sales and use tax; credit card reconciliations; prepare & perform check runs; maintain vendor accounts; maintain yearly calendar and follow-up on all expiring contracts; obtain and process W-9s; cash disbursements; responsible for all Foundation financial reports, invoice mailings and filing; accounting support to manager; and assist with month-end close out.

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • Associate's degree required but undergraduate degree preferred
  • Four year's experience in accounts payable for a distribution or manufacturing company
  • Import/export experience a plus
  • Skill in organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments
  • Must have excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must be deadline and detail oriented
  • Critical thinking skills – using logic, reasoning, research to solve problems
  • Accounting knowledge and skills required
  • Experience working in a family run business
  • High standards for accuracy
  • Experience with company computer mainframes a plus (not just Quickbooks)
  • High energy

 


Professional Organizer

Location:  Gretsch Office, Pooler, GA.

General Requirements/Essential Skills:

A genuine interest in people, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the desire to help others organize their systems and business.  Ability to help others get organized and enhance their business and lives by creating processes and systems through organizing principles and via systematic skills.

Job Duties:

Manage surroundings, including paper, time, and all other systems by:

  • Developing storage designs
  • Planning office space
  • Developing effective workflow and filing systems
  • Controlling clutter
  • Managing financial records
  • Packing and move planning when needed
  • Additional duties as may be assigned

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to understand and follow tasks and instructions
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent work attendance
  • 3 Ps: Pride, Passion, and Persistence
  • 3 to 5 years of experience as a professional organizer