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Accounting Manager (Closed)

Date Posted: 3/2/2020

Job #1571540
Contract
Atlanta, Georgia
Professional

The Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for managing the general ledger and month end close, and may oversee accounts payable and/or accounts receivable functions.  The Accounting Manager will also support and assist the Controller with reporting requirements including audits and ad-hoc reporting as necessary.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the month end close process and team to ensure timely and accurate closing of the books, account reconciliations, and accurate responses to management review inquiries. This includes reviewing and posting journal entries, reviewing cash and GL account reconciliations each month, and implementing monthly close processes.
  • Ensure that financial reports are generated timely and accurately. Assist in variance investigation and report updates as needed.
  • Manage accounts payable function and team to ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices, correct coding of expenses, and accrual of incurred unpaid amounts.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and improvement, design solutions, and direct other team members in the implementation of solutions.
  • Lead special projects as assigned.
  • Train, mentor, and develop a team members.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or a related field
  • 5+ years of accounting experience, preferably
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience working with up to date accounting software, preferably an ERP system
  • Working knowledge of finance and accounting functions, including revenue recognition, expense accruals, accounts payable, budgeting, credit, and cost allocations.  Systems integrations and internal controls experience preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • CPA preferred

The Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for managing the general ledger and month end close, and may oversee accounts payable and/or accounts receivable functions.  The Accounting Manager will also support and assist the Controller with reporting requirements including audits and ad-hoc reporting as necessary.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the month end close process and team to ensure timely and accurate closing of the books, account reconciliations, and accurate responses to management review inquiries. This includes reviewing and posting journal entries, reviewing cash and GL account reconciliations each month, and implementing monthly close processes.
  • Ensure that financial reports are generated timely and accurately. Assist in variance investigation and report updates as needed.
  • Manage accounts payable function and team to ensure timely and accurate payment of invoices, correct coding of expenses, and accrual of incurred unpaid amounts.
  • Identify opportunities for automation and improvement, design solutions, and direct other team members in the implementation of solutions.
  • Lead special projects as assigned.
  • Train, mentor, and develop a team members.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in Accounting or a related field
  • 5+ years of accounting experience, preferably
  • 2+ years supervisory experience
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience working with up to date accounting software, preferably an ERP system
  • Working knowledge of finance and accounting functions, including revenue recognition, expense accruals, accounts payable, budgeting, credit, and cost allocations.  Systems integrations and internal controls experience preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • CPA preferred