We are currently searching for an Unit Accounting Manager for our client. The Unit Accounting Manager will be responsible for overseeing a team in a large company where they will have to quickly establish themselves as an integral team member through building relationships, making impactful decisions for the unit, being patient in a fast-paced stressful environment during a time of change. The Unit Accounting Manager will be experienced with complex processes and accruals. A successful candidate will be comfortable working with upper management while supporting this highly visible area of the company.
Oversee and assist with performing the monthly, quarterly, and annual close process and completing variance analysis for the company.
Comfortable with technical and complex accounting matters with the ability to research and generate technical memos.
Develops and implements procedures to ensure the quality and timeliness of work produced by the team
Manage performance and ensure ongoing development of staff. Assist direct reports in the management and development of their staff. This includes setting goals for the department and staff as well as preparing and conducting annual performance reviews with each direct report and mentoring each individual.
Ensure that accruals, reserves, and management estimates related to various key accounts in the unit area are properly calculated and supported and that any related issues are resolved in a timely manner
Review reconciliations and account analysis performed by staff members
Develop and implement all GAAP, legal and regulatory compliance to support business needs.
Review and enhance analysis and analytical processes and controls
Ensure effective working relationships with operations and other key business partners
Manage aspects of external and internal audit activities
Bachelor’ s degree in accounting or finance
Five plus years of experience with two plus years as a manager
Experience working in a fast-paced company environment
Self-motivated, mature, patient and versatile
Resourcefulness with a “ can-do” results-oriented attitude to challenges and problem solving
Experience in a public company a plus
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred but not required
Financial systems conversion experience preferred
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process improvements
Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated business acumen with the ability to effectively prioritize work and manage performance of a large team
Expertise in the use of database tools and financial reporting packages
Ability to maintain composure and work under pressure with strict time constraints
Interested candidates should send their resume, including salary history to our recruiting team at http://jobs.hirebetter.com/. Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.
Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.