Manager of Accounting - Shared Services
Manager of Accounting – Shared Services
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Manager of Accounting – Shared Services Summary
The Manager of Accounting & Shared Services is responsible for implementing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures that ensure the highest level of efficiency while maintaining appropriate internal controls and compliance with US GAAP. This position works closely with senior management throughout the organization and reports to the Director of Accounting.
Our client seeks a Manager of Accounting & Shared Services with 5-7 years of combined public/private accounting experience with a strong proven track record in managing personnel, general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly close process, budgeting, and consolidations. Essential duties and responsibilities include leading the accounting group, which is responsible for the month-end close process and maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the general ledger, including sub ledger to ledger reconciliations and account reconciliation's. The accounting group supports the business and operational units by performing such tasks as recording journal entries, working through systems and reporting issues, analytical review and reporting.
Manager of Accounting - Shared Services Job Description
This opportunity will appeal to someone who thrives in the fast paced, growing company and enjoys the challenges of laying a solid corporate foundation. As the organization grows, so will the demands of this position. The ideal candidate is a hands-on strategic individual who is happy to roll-up their sleeves and move between responsibility levels. You must be able to work well independently as well as in a highly collaborative team environment. The incumbent will have a high level of influence within the organization; effective leadership skills are essential.
Manager of Accounting - Shared Services Essential FunctionsManage the day-to-day operation of the general accounting department to ensure all transactions are accounted for in accordance with U.S. GAAP.Research, design, develop and implement financial systems, controls, policies and procedures to support rapid growth and expansion.Drive process improvement and identify opportunities for cost savings.Interact with accounting management regarding corporate financial matters.Provide leadership and coaching to team members in support of individual employee professional goals and ambitionsWork with the appointed auditors and tax professionals to ensure optimal value to the company.
Essential Manager of Accounting – Shared Services Skills & CharacteristicsMinimum 3-5 years of progressive financial management experience with at least two years as an Manager, Accounting in a medium-sized company.Minimum of 2 years in public accounting2-3 years experience leading and managing a staffBachelor’s degree in AccountingFinancePassed all 4 parts of CPA exam or has an MBAKnowledge and thorough understanding of US GAAPExperience in ERP system implementationStrong business acumen and logical problem solverStrong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to work with diverse groups of peopleDemonstrated leadership and coaching skills, experience managing teams and projects.Strong proficiency in Word, Outlook and advanced level Excel skills
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We specialize in: Accounting and Finance; Operational Accounting; Public Accounting; Financial Management; Project Management; Banking and Investments; Interim Management; Account Manager; Accounting Manager; Tax Manager; CPA - Certified Public Accountant; Staff Accountant; Senior Accountant; Financial Analyst; Senior Financial Analyst; Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable Clerk / Administrator (A/P, A/R); Internal Auditor; Senior Internal Auditor; Chief Financial Officer (CFO); Controller; Business Systems Analyst; VP of Accounting; VP of Finance; Director of Accounting; Director of Finance
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NPeters - Manager of Accounting & Shared Services updated on 3.21.2008.