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Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting
Robert Half International • San Ramon, CA
Posted 26 days ago
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JOB REQUISITIONSenior Manager, Corporate Accounting
Robert Half is looking for a Senior Manager, Corporate Accounting to lead a team of accountants through monthly and quarterly close activities and variance analysis. The role reports to the Director – Corporate Accounting and will regularly interact and partner with senior management on matters concerning operations, short to mid-range planning, cross-functional initiatives with upstream/downstream impact and influence decision making with timely and relevant analysis.
Leadership and Coordination
- Hire, train, develop/mentor and motivate employees
- Provide feedback on performance and related coaching/counseling
- Encourage independent decision-making by employees
- Share information openly, broadly, and deliberately
- Practice transparency
- Foster support for the achievement of department goals and objectives
- Evaluate and plan for future staffing requirements
- Manage department workload and allocate tasks by evaluating the teams' abilities
- Influence decision making at the senior management level
- Translate functional strategy into actionable goals
- Implement strategic policies based on factual analysis
- Build cross-functional relationships to foster collaboration and drive solutions which benefit the company as a whole
Continuous Process Improvement
- Relentless focus on improvement in financial processes and tools to facilitate accurate and timely reporting
- Collaborate with IT and other functional groups to automate processes
- Identify gaps in reporting environments and recommends solutions
- Lead the development and improvement of processes for a dynamic and growing business environment
- Knowledge of systems workflows and processes important to help streamline operations & implement metrics and reporting
- Identify opportunities for automation and process improvement, manage and participate in new system implementations/upgrades, including the development of business requirements and validations and testing of solutions
- Constantly challenge employees to question the historical process and thirst for improvement
The Day to Day
- Ensure completeness and accuracy of the financial results by monitoring close activities
- Apply judgment in booking expense accruals to ensure appropriate financial results in compliance with GAAP
- Perform and analyze complex variance analysis for SG&A expenses to present executive level highlights
- Approve month-end/quarter-end journal entries
- Participate in external and internal quarter-end and year-end audits and ensure compliance with SOX
- Analyze and propose judgmental reserve entries and explain variances between quarters
- Actively participate in system implementations and lead automated solutions
- Provide support for SEC reporting by providing insight to results
- Ensure specific accounts are reconciled in a timely manner and the reconciling items properly identified, well documented and timely resolved
- Manage team resources in the delivery of KPI reports
- Perform ad hoc analysis to drive decision making across the organization
- 10+ year of work experience in accounting required (or 5+ years in public accounting)
- 3+ years of experience in managing people
- Solid understanding of GAAP and financial statement risk
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
- CPA and public accounting experience strongly preferred
- Demonstrated experience in successfully managing a professional accounting team
- Passion for building a world-class corporate accounting team
- Advance Excel skills and experience with financial systems
- Strong leadership and mentoring abilities
- Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and apply critical thinking skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities
- Ability to grasp new concepts quickly
- Ability to maintain effectiveness and flexibility while driving organizational change
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Robert Half International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran
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By mail: Please mail your cover letter and resume to: Corporate Staffing Robert Half 2613 Camino Ramon San Ramon, CA 94583-9128
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