We are looking for an Accounting Manager for a Global company who would be responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. Reporting to the Global Controller, this position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager will have contact with senior-level members in operations and other financial professionals which requires strong interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal.
The Accounting Manager must be a highly-motivated individual with an outstanding work ethic. The ideal candidate will have the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks, be detail-oriented, organized and able to successfully direct multiple projects through completion.
This individual must be able to successfully manage interpersonal relations and communicate clearly to effectively train and support others. It is imperative that the Accounting Manager possesses an exemplary record of ethical behavior, vigorous interest in industry relations, and a strong commitment to brand standards.
At least five years of experience, with increasing responsibility, is required, as well as solid communication, technology and analytical abilities. Working knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, and some experience in ERP implementation is also preferred.
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is required, with preference for candidates with advanced credentials such as a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
Duties and responsibilities (included but not limited to):
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
Preparing and/or reviewing appropriate general ledger entries and reconciliations
Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
Work with the Controller to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit.
Responsible for the monthly consolidation of all legal entities and proper reconciliation of inter-company transactions and balances
Working experience with foreign currency revaluation
Responsible for treasury items including cash flow forecasts, oversight of AP, Bank Compliance activities and other banking requirements
Responsible for revenue recognition and other areas of the financial statements as determined
Responsible for tax compliance related to US entity
Supports budget and forecasting activities
Researching accounting issues for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
Oversight and training of new and existing staff, as needed.
Support Global Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements.