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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:

Current openings: (2)

Controller & Business Manager

Location:  Fred Gretsch Enterprises, Pooler, GA.

Reports to:  CFO.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The candidate will be responsible for AR, AP, Daily and Month-End Cash Management.  Yearly and Quarterly Tax and Property Tax Returns.  Payroll and Payroll Reports.  Royalty and Consignment Collections.  Royalty and Consignment Audits.  Candidate must be willing to learn our Company processes and wear multiple hats.  There will be lots of challenges.  Candidate must have a strong ability to prioritize, organize, and self manage.

The Controller’s Direct Reports are:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Accounting Administrative Assistant
  • Office Administrative Assistant

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • Accountable for the accounting operations of the company, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls.
  • Maintain documented system of accounting policies including a system of controls over accounting transactions.
  • Manage general ledger accounting.
  • Minimum BA in Accounting or Finance.
  • CPA Certificate a plus.
  • Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Process payroll.
  • Ensure periodic bank reconciliations are completed.
  • Perform inventory audits as needed.
  • Knowledge of licensing agreements a plus.
  • Manage outsource functions.
  • 3 Ps:  Pride, Passion, and Persistence.
  • Ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings.
  • Additional duties as may be assigned by the CFO.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication ability.

Job Type:  Full-Time.

Experience:  Controller: 5 years (Preferred); Accounting: 10 years (Required); Manufacturing and/or Distribution experience (Required); Manager: 5 years (Required).

Executive/Personal Assistant for Exec. VP / CFO

Location:  Fred Gretsch Enterprises, Pooler, GA.

Scope of Responsibilities:

Provide high level administrative support for Exec. V P/ C F O

  • Prepare correspondence and reports
  • Research
  • Team leader of events
  • Travel to events and trade shows
  • Archiving company history
  • Making reservations for air travel and hotels
  • Communicating with vendors and customers
  • Providing assistance with foundations
  • Maintaining calendar and making appointments
  • Personal errands

General Requirements and Essential Skills:

  • College degree
  • Three to five years experience as an Executive Assistant for top management
  • Traveled internationally
  • Experience in organizing events
  • Has a very professional demeanor
  • Able to travel during week and weekends (after hours also)
  • Above average skills in Word and Excel
  • Experience making travel arrangements
  • Above average critical thinking skills
  • Above average communicator – verbally
  • Problem solver
  • Prepare and maintain budgets for events
  • Above average organizational skills
  • Experience working with foreign customers and vendors
  • Person with an attitude to make their boss happy / boss comes first
  • Take ownership in their position