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Accounting Manager in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/12/2018
  • Job ID:
    AT-10025

Job Description

The Accounting Manager will provide accounting and financial support for the corporate office. This includes direct supervision over general ledger accounts, detail analysis and presentation of financial data, recording and approval of journal entries, preparation and review of monthly account reconciliations, and other similar activities or ad hoc requests. Additionally, the individual is responsible for drafting and maintaining financial policies and procedures, safeguarding assets, as well as implementing process improvements. This individual must have a strong accounting background, be detail oriented, and have solid analytical skills and abilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Partner on managing month-end close processes, review journal entries, assist with the preparation of financial reporting, and provide detail level review and analysis
  • Ensure all month end deadlines are met
  • Review and perform monthly account reconciliations as assigned
  • Perform monthly financial variance analysis, including research, documentation and communication of account fluctuations
  • Ensure financial records are in compliance with corporate policies & procedures and also with US GAAP
  • Provide guidance and research for complex and unusual business transactions
  • Manage staff accountants including hiring, training, performance reviews, and time review and approvals as necessary
  • Assist with the coordination of the external audit process and help support external tax practitioners
  • Special projects, ad hoc reporting and analysis, as required
  • Support cross-functional departments including AP, AR, billing, contracts, & FP&A
  • Draft and maintain corporate financial policies and procedures as needed
  • Identify and research potential errors as well as cost save opportunities that will result in more accurate financial reporting
  • Help develop components of forecasts and budgets as required
  • Analyze current processes to improve efficiency and increase automation

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting required
  • CPA is preferred
  • At least 6 years of progressive accounting experience, including 2-3 years in public accounting/auditing
  • Strong understanding of balance sheet, cash flow, and income statement
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Knowledge of G/L account reconciliations and journal entry preparation required
  • Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with cross-functional departments and employees in a team-oriented environment
  • Skilled at process improvement and driving efficiencies
  • Responsive to customer and department needs
  • Flexible/adaptive to change
  • Inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others
  • Well organized, dependable, punctual, strong work ethic
  • Strong analytical skill set - ability to analyze problem and develop meaningful solutions