The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises three staff accountants and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, payroll, accounts payable/receivables, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager will have contact with senior level management, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.
Responsibilities & Duties:
*Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
*Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
*Assist the controller in the daily banking requirements.
*Ensure the accurate and the timely processing of positive pay transactions.
*Ensure the monthly and quarterly bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
*Supports budget and forecasting activities.
*Collaborates with the other finance departments to support overall department goals and objectives.
*Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
*Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
*Work with the controller to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
*Supervise the general ledger to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
*Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
*Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
*Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
*Work with offsite business units to ensure accurate LEM's are recorded correctly, all process required for payment approvals and all other related processes are created to ensure controls are implemented and obtained in each unit.
*Ensure payroll is compliant to all governmental regulations and all records are properly maintained.
*Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
*Support staff with special projects and workflow process improvements.
BA/BS in Business with an emphasis in Accounting, CA/CMA/CGA is preferred.
Technical Skills and Prior Experience
*Five to seven years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area. Experience working in a construction company or professional services firm is preferred.
Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast-pace setting.
Must have strong experience with the Microsoft Office, Simply accounting, and DTC
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong Interpersonal, supervisory and customer service skills required.
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
The marginal functions of this position have not been included. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed. An employee will be required to follow any other job related duties required by the manager.
Located in Gregoire.
Office hours are Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, however the job can require longer hours and weekends during peak season.