Accounting Manager

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Finance Lead

Must have experience in the manufacturing industry
Must have previous experience in a supervisory role.

Finance Lead

OVERVIEW

Responsible for all aspects related to financial documentation. This role will be in charge of developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Finance Lead oversees accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit/collections and/or invoicing and is accountable for managing the team to ensure efficient work allocation and completion. This position handles challenging deadlines and a wide range of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation, and support for budget and forecast activities. The Finance Lead will be in contact with senior-level Executives and the Controller, requiring excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gain and maintain a comprehensive understanding of financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Oversee daily operations of payroll, including ensuring compliance with Company policy as well as state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Serve as backup for the payroll clerk as necessary.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of accounts payable, including electronic payment submissions.
  • Supervise daily operations of accounts receivable, ensuring accurate deposit balances.
  • Analyze delinquent accounts as the credit manager and provide recommendations for resolution while maintaining professional relationships with clients and attorneys.
  • Assist in achieving an accurate and timely quarterly and year-end close.
  • Ensure timely reporting of monthly/quarterly financial information.
  • Ensure timely filing of state-related taxes, receipts, annual reports, and other required filings.
  • Support daily banking requirements as directed by the Controller/Treasurer.
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of positive pay transactions.
  • Support budgeting and forecasting activities.
  • Collaborate with other finance department managers to achieve overall department goals and objectives.
  • Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and resource allocation while maintaining high accuracy levels.
  • Address inquiries from the VP of Finance, Controller, and other finance and firm-wide managers regarding financial results and special reporting requests.
  • Collaborate with the Controller/Treasurer to ensure a smooth and timely year-end audit.
  • Supervise the general ledger group to meet all financial reporting deadlines.
  • Assist in developing and implementing new procedures and features to enhance department workflow.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as required.
  • Handle personnel issues related to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance, etc.
  • Work with each direct report to establish annual goals and objectives, and provide guidance to enhance their professional development.
  • Support the Controller/Treasurer with special projects and workflow process improvements.
  • Management holds the responsibility for fostering a culture of safety and ensuring a safe work environment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises two Accounts Payable Clerks, the Payroll Specialist, and two Collections employees.

Education and Experience

BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, minimum; at least two to four years of experience in Public Accounting.

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