Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Accounting Manager will own or lead clients in a variety of accounting engagements or initiatives, working under the direction of the Director of Accounting or other upper level Finance & Accounting resources. Will hold primary relationship representatives for accounting needs on occasion.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  • Reviews/oversees accounting process and final product of client engagements.

  • Supervises work of off-shore and stateside team as needed.

  • Assists with creation of policy and process used in client engagements.

  • Makes journal entries as needed.

  • Responsible for final reviews of financial packets for presentation meetings.

  • Reviews variance explanations to gain overall understanding of client deliverables.

  • Assists with implementation process improvements development.

  • Does client training on process improvement as needed.

  • Leads new client-on boarding under direction of Director of Accounting

  • Researches client questions as requested

  • Other projects as assigned

Analysis

  • Ability to analyze data to insure proper accounting and reporting

  • Leads development and/or improving preliminary deliverables for client engagements

Applications

  • Leads support for accounting applications used in client engagements

Training

  • Leads team in producing quality accounting and reporting

Client Relations

  • Ability to gain confidence of client personnel and have a customer service attitude

Communications

  • Insure clear communication to clients/accounting staff through the various ways of communication

  • Ability to present materials to client and/or internal staff

Core Functions

  • Implements and helps create guidelines on engagement as established by Director

  • Monitors staff schedule, work priorities and tasks

  • Helps lead the planning and organization of individual projects and responsibilities

  • Track and record time spent on client projects

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • Industry experience preferred, but not required

  • Minimum 3-5 years prior accounting work experience

  • Strong knowledge of QuickBooks and/or other accounting systems preferred

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Knowledge of MS tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook


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