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Accounting Manager (Financial Management / CPA)

Creative Financial Staffing Minneapolis, MN Full-Time
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Accounting Manager

About the Company

Our client is seeking an Accounting Manager. The firm boasts a team-oriented culture and provides its employees with the tools and training necessary to perform.


Job Responsibilities of Accounting Manager

As an Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Accounting department including general ledger, financial reporting, process cost accounting, inventory control, accounts payable and receivable, and regulatory filings.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Strong accounting experience, including various month end and quarter end activities
  • Solid GAAP and internal controls knowledge
  • Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and develop solutions
  • Proficient in MS Excel (V Lookups, pivot tables, plus other complex Excel functions)
  • SEC filings
  • Needs to be an independent worker with a constant eye toward process improvement
  • Strong understanding of Controls and experience with process documentation

Specific duties in this financial management role include:

  • Achieving accounting operational objectives preparing and completing action plans, resolving problems, completing audits, identifying trends, determining system improvements and implementing changes
  • Ensuring an accurate and timely monthly and year-end close along with the timely reporting of all monthly financial information
  • consolidation, and evaluation of financial data as well as preparing special reports
  • Supervise and direct AP, AR and general accounting functions
  • Confirming financial status monitoring revenue and expenses, coordinating the collection,
  • Working with direct reports to establish performance goals and objectives for each year as well as monitoring and advising on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff
  • Maintaining financial security by establishing internal controls

We are looking for an Accounting Manager who combines a solid background in accounting and strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. You should be detail-oriented and have sound judgment and strong reasoning skills, as well as good analytic and problem-solving abilities. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Specific requirements for the Accounting Manager include:

  • Bachelor’s degree of Accounting or a related field, or equivalent business experience, CPA preferred
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in accounting and finance; hands-on accounting managerial experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of accounting processes and procedures
  • Ability to lead, train and develop staff
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, with advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work efficiently independently as well as part of a team
  • Public accounting experience, a plus

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