Accounting Manager

Miamisburg, OH, United States

About the job Accounting Manager

My client is seeking an experienced Accounting Manager to oversee general accounting operations by controlling and verifying our financial transactions.

Accounting Manager responsibilities include creating, reviewing and/or recording transactions, and reconciling account balances. A successful Accounting Manager combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze transactions, balances, and financial reports. The ideal candidate also has experience collaborating and/or managing a team of accountants.

Accounting Manager Responsibilities

  • Verifying, allocating, posting, and reconciling transactions
  • Producing error-free accounting reports and present their results
  • Analyzing financial information and summarizing financial status
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Provide technical support and advice on the SAGE 300 ERP systems for our teams in the branches
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
  • Manage A/R and A/P specialists and an Accounting Assistant
  • Participate in financial standards setting and in the forecast process
  • Provide input into the department's goal-setting process
  • Prepare financial statements and produce budget according to schedule
  • Assist with external audits, income taxes and acquisition accounting
  • Plan, assign, and review staffs work
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP principles
  • Liaise with our Controller and CFO to improve financial procedures

Accounting Manager Requirements

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
  • Relevant certification (e.g. CMA or CPA) will be preferred
  • Proven experience as a controller, manager, or accounting supervisor
  • Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Familiarity with financial accounting statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software packages. Preferably SAGE 300 or equivalent packages like SAP, JD Edwards, Net Suite, etc.
  • Advanced MS Excel skills,      including Vlookups and pivot tables

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