Accounting Manager in Sandy Springs, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/9/2020

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Job Description

Provide leadership and oversight for the corporate accounting function, review of costs, balance reconciliations, assistance with quarterly and year-end requests and audits including the review of team-prepared financial statements. Document and maintain accounting policies, procedures and controls for the corporate accounting function and contribute to the achievement of the Company's timely and accurate reporting by assisting with process improvement initiatives and specialized ERP system and reporting knowledge, and department goals through the effective administration of the general ledger system. Organize, supervise, and motivate a team of accounting professionals responsible for accurate and timely accounting and reporting.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Participate in the development and implementation of goals, priorities, technical accounting policies and standards and ensure consistent compliance. Review daily accounting, recording, and reconciliation of corporate accounting transactions and advise on proper treatment of accounting issues in accordance with GAAP.

2. Provide oversight in managing, monitoring, and streamlining of the monthly and quarterly close process to ensure the process is efficient and effective in providing accurate and timely financial information and related reports. Communicate effectively across the organization regarding business and accounting issues, policies and procedures to ensure accurate accounting in accordance with GAAP.

3. Be a leader in identifying and implementing inter and intra department process improvements and enhancements. Foster an environment of continuous improvement within and among other departments concerning the accuracy of all transactions entered to the general ledger and G&A information provided to Management.

4. Act as liaison with the Financial, Planning & Analysis team and other groups to participate in the annual budget and forecasting processes and provide comprehensive analysis of variances and unusual trends in G&A expenses. Work closely with the Tax department and other financial groups to ensure consistent application of accounting principles and information flow.

5. Assist in the interim and annual audit process with all external auditors, including supervising and assisting in the preparation of the audit schedules with all departments. Coordinate and review assigned financial statements and footnotes to financial statements.

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting.
  • Certified Public Accountant or CPA candidate preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 10 years of total experience, minimum.
  • 2 - 5 years of Big 4 Accounting or similar experience.
  • Experience in Public Company and strong technical accounting expertise preferred.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to plan work effectively, supervise and coordinate the work of other staff, meet the deadlines assigned, and make sound decisions.
  • Self-sufficient and dependable and strong ability to multi-task and shift priorities.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills - including but not limited to, pivot tables, lookup, and complex formulas. Must be able to work in Outlook, Excel and Word in a Windows environment.