JOB DESCRIPTION

The Manager of Accounting will report to the Director of Accounting and will have a mandate and the resources required to help shape the company’s monthly close process and financial reporting for the future.

The position will lead the team responsible for financial reporting including the monthly/quarterly/annual close processes and production of financial statements according to GAAP.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide leadership to the Accounting team including establishing direction, optimizing workflows, and developing staff.
  • Oversee monthly & quarterly close process to ensure the company’s financial statements are produced on time, with a high degree of accuracy, and according to GAAP.
  • Serve as the company’s technical accounting subject matter expert by staying abreast of key industry developments in areas such as CECL, Lease Accounting Standards, etc.
  • Develop new, more robust quarterly and annual financial reports including MD&A, relevant risk factors, notes, etc.
  • Provide insight and direction on financial systems and tools to ensure the company’s financial infrastructure is adequate to support the growth of the business.
  • Partner with the Director of Accounting and CFO to manage relationships with external auditors.

SUPERVISORY REPSONSIBLITIES

  • Three direct reports

QUALIFICATIONS

  • CPA Required 4-8 years of technical accounting experience, preferably in public accounting
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals
  • Must possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels of the organization and work within a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively, assertively, and confidently with a wide variety of people while building constructive relationships
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Effective in a variety of presentation settings from one-on-one to large groups – both internally and externally
  • Discretion in handling confidential information
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree (MAcc, MBA, etc.) a plus
  • CPA required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 4+ years technical accounting experience

COMPETENCIES

  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized
  • Strong analytical skills; ability to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong listening skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

AAP/EEO Statement

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Advance Financial will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Advance Financial does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,

national origin, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. Any employees with questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace are encouraged to bring these issues to the attention of their immediate supervisor or the

Human Resources Director. Employees can raise concerns and make reports without fear of reprisal. Anyone found to be engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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