Accounting Manager

Job Description



Job Title:             Accounting Manager

Reports To:         Accounting Director


Summary:           Directly assist the Finance management team in activities relating to all phases of accounting principles and practices with emphasis on the month-end close process, account reconciliations, financial reporting and support of the Company’s Sarbanes-Oxley compliance efforts, as well as direct oversight of the Accounts Payable department and staff accountants, by performing the following duties.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Note:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Financial systems set-up, maintenance and reporting
  • Direct the monthly, quarterly and year-end close for the general accounting function
  • Prepare, review and analyze journal entries and schedules to meet the close deadlines
  • Perform and supervise preparation of account analysis and reconciliation of accounts assigned to direct reports, resolving any reconciling issues in a timely basis
  • Liaise directly with external and internal auditors for audit requests
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Effectively manager individuals who are responsible for accounts payable, fixed assets, cash, etc
  • Manager the chart of accounts by reviewing and monitoring general ledger account roll-ups and reporting structure for compliance with corporate policies
  • Research and implement new technical accounting pronouncements
  • Identify and recommend efficiencies that can be achieved through system enhancements
  • Provide ongoing support for financial planning & analysis, tax and risk management activities
  • Other special projects, as required


Supervisory Responsibility:

This position is a working supervisor position, responsible for offering advice and direction to the accounts payable team and general staff accountants.  This position will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include managing direct reports with training, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and counseling employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.



Job Requirements



Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting; CPA highly preferred

5-8 years related experience; public company preferred

Strong knowledge of IFRS and accounting theory


Note:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·         Strong leadership, presentation and communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented, analytical and able to work under regular daily pressures
  • Able to multitask in a growing, dynamic environment
  • Possess excellent organization and communication skills
  • Proven ability to lead projects through to completion
  • Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness at all times
  • Seek ways to improve and promote quality
  • Maintain a positive attitude and communicates effectively with all vendors and employees

Technical requirements –

  • Proficient in MS Office applications such as Word and Excel
  • Experience with Great Plains, FRx, Concur and SAP, or comparable systems, preferred


Job Snapshot

Base Pay $85,000.00 - $110,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Accounting, Finance
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Consumer Products, Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Accounting Manager

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