Accounting Manager

Jan 21 2023
Job Description

Summary/Objective  The primary role of the Accounting Manager is to establish financial status by developing and implementing systems for collecting, analyzing, verifying, and reporting financial information; managing staff.

Essential Functions Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions..

  • Assist in achieving accounting financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Confirms financial status by monitoring revenue and expenses; coordinating the collection, consolidation, and evaluation of financial data; preparing special reports.
  • Maintains accounting controls by establishing a chart of accounts; defining accounting policies and procedures.
  • Guides other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy; applying observations and recommendations to operational issues.
  • Assist in maintaining financial security by supporting established internal controls.
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed legislation; enforcing accounting regulations; recommending new procedures.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Assign and monitor clerical and administrative responsibilities and tasks among office staff.
  • Allocate available resources to enable successful task performance.
  • Coordinate accounting staff activities to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Evaluate and manage staff performance.
  • Coach, mentor and discipline accounting staff.
  • Establish and monitor procedures for record keeping.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Competencies

  1. Organizational Skills
  2. Time Management
  3. Financial and Accounting Management
  4. Ethical Conduct
  5. Technical Capacity
  6. Communication Proficiency

Supervisory Responsibility This position serves as a direct supervisor to the Accounting Department.

Work Environment This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets. Required to complete multiple priorities with time-sensitive deadlines.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility in a safe and satisfactory manner.  Work under minimal supervision, apply logic and reasoning to solve complex problems, use sound judgement and discretion in performing work duties. Requires excellent written and oral communications skills. Ability to listen, persuade, and influence skills in dealing with all levels of employees, clients and vendors.

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear; some filing is required; however, at times this position will be required to stand; This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bending or standing on a stool as necessary. 

Safety Requirements

Ability to work safely and follow all safety policies and procedures. Must be able to maintain a safe environment and ensure compliance with all rules, procedures, and regulations for safety and operations.

Travel This position requires occasional travel to other Suisan offices/worksites.

Required Education and Experience High School diploma or equivalent;

  • Bachelors Degree, preferably with emphasis in Finance or Accounting or Business Related Field.
  • Five to ten years of experience in financial planning, financial leadership and business development through accounting and corporate finance.
  • Accounting managers should possess the necessary communication skills in both verbal and written aspects to properly entertain corporate inquiry relative to financial planning and record keeping from senior managers such as the Director of Finance, Account Managers and President.

 

Preferred Education and Experience

  • 3-5 years of managing Accounting team.
  • 2-5 years of demonstrated ability to evaluate and balance team and individual workloads through effective time management, prioritization, and organizational skills.
  • 1-3 years of Training experience.
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task.
  • Be proficient in software applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet Browsers
  • Able to prepare spreadsheets and graphs for use in analyzing data.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Strong leadership, management and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Organized with problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with ability to multi-task.

 

Work Authorization/Security Clearance  It is the policy of this Company to hire only U.S. citizens and aliens who are authorized to work in this country. (As a condition of employment, you will be required to produce original documents establishing your identity and authorization to work, and to complete the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service’s Form I-9.)

AAP/EEO Statement  Equal Opportunity Employer: Company is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, arrest and court record, credit history, domestic or sexual violence victim status, veteran/military status, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.