The Accounting Manager will manage a set of accounting activities to ensure compliance with generally accepted accounting principles, corporate policies and external audits. This person will manage the accounts payable function, payroll and benefits function, monthly closing of accounts and preparation of reports in support of the financial statements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
General Accounting Responsibilities
Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
Interacts at all levels and with budget owners or other stakeholders to produce timely, efficient and accurate financial reporting
Prepare detailed journal entries and account analyses
Prepare summary feedback of financial statements variances to budget
Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns
Actively review and advise on financial/accounting processes
Oversight in the growth, development and performance of members of the Finance team
Oversight of the semi-monthly payroll processing and review of data entry for payroll by the Payroll and Benefits Specialist
Responsible for the review of the Payroll and Benefits Specialists work including processing of new hires into the payroll system, processing of terminations in payroll system and time-card reconciliations for hourly employees
Prepares statistical summaries and reports from the HRIS involving payroll information, performance management, demographic data and other employee data.
Assists to maintain data integrity in payroll and benefit systems by running queries and analyzing data and reviewing source documents for accuracy and completion of data input.
Generates files/reports such as the EEO1 as well as other special and ad hoc reports as requested
Evaluate and implement payroll/HRIS systems upgrades and changes
Responsible to be the liaison between the company and benefit broker/vendors
Participate in benefit renewals negotiation and coordination, working directly with senior leadership and broker
Essential skills, knowledge and behaviors:
Professional verbal and written communication skills
Ability to analyze data and be a creative problem solver
Ability to work in a fast paced and deadline driven environment both individually and with a team
Positive attitude, strong business acumen, accountability & personally motivated to work with intensity
Organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to prioritize effectively
Dedication to development and growth of team
Computer Software Requirements:
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
5-7 years’ experience including public accounting or industry related accounting position
CPA preferred or similar designation
Experience in ADP, or similar payroll system
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
The above job description represents the essential and most significant duties of the position. It is not intended to exclude other work duties, assignments, and responsibilities not mentioned herein. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
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