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.
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
Ability to analyze data to insure proper accounting and reporting
Leads development and/or improving preliminary deliverables for client engagements
Leads support for accounting applications used in client engagements
Leads team in producing quality accounting and reporting
Ability to gain confidence of client personnel and have a customer service attitude
Insure clear communication to clients/accounting staff through the various ways of communication
Ability to present materials to client and/or internal staff
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
Knowledge of MS tools such as MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Outlook