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Accounting Manager in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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Job Description

Vaco Financial has partnered with a company that is looking for a Accounting Manager to join their team!

Overall Job Description:
The Accounting Manager performs a variety of routine and non-routine accounting functions with significant focus on managing the day-to-day accounting operations of the Company including accounts payable & receivable, general cash activity, payroll, stock transactions, loan processing, interest income, T&E and other expense areas. The Accounting Manager is responsible for ensuring that the general ledger system and other related systems are accurate and up-to-date and for reviewing all general ledger account reconciliations to verify accuracy, completeness and proper classification of the financial statements of the Company.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate monthly, quarterly and annual close of the books for all entities. Oversee close timeline to meet system user reporting needs. Identify and communicate hurdles to the close process.
  • Review and/or prepare support for and record accounting transactions in the Company's accounting system, Microsoft Dynamics GP (a.k.a. Great PlainsThis includes, but is not limited to, the following:

o Review all loan closing and construction draw entries

o Review origination fee amortization calculations on quarterly basis

o Review monthly interest income calculations on monthly basis

o Review and help maintain master loan rollforward that summarizes the activity of all loans

o Review monthly REIT Reimbursement to the Manager

o Review monthly credit card accruals (Concur)

o Review all accounts payable activity and coding

o Review all stock transaction activity and recording

o Assist with preparation of equity plan program activity

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Review all general ledger account reconciliations prepared by Senior Accountant on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis in a detailed manner
  • Assist in management of daily cash management and treasury functions
  • Perform analytics and fluctuation analyses on G&A expenses and understand and explain material differences
  • Assist with preparation and review of SEC filings (10-Q, 10-K, 8-K, etc.)
  • Assist with providing request items for annual audit and quarterly reviews by independent auditors
  • Assist with providing support to tax return preparers for various legal entities Ensures proper internal controls are in place surrounding our department and ensures the controls are followed by department personnel
  • Assist with payroll and other HR related requirements as requested
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 key controls in related areas


  • Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • Minimum 5-7 years of industry experience and public accounting; industry experience required
  • Overall understanding and experience in application of general ledger and related systems
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products with strong Excel, Word, and Power Point skills
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic and able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to research and simplify complex situations
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative and dynamic, high-growth environment
  • Demonstrated integrity and professionalism

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