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The Accounting Manager provides accounting and financial information and reports by maintaining, analyzing, preparing and monitoring journal entries, financial statements, the general ledger, and account balances. This position contributes to the timeliness and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual closings of the corporate general ledger and is responsible for preparing consolidated and division level financial statements in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes. They supervise and coordinates all the activities within the Accounts Payable Department including the daily management of all accounts payable processing. This position ensures the timely and accurate payment and distribution of invoices in accordance with company policies, processes and procedures

Essential Functions:

  • Reviews and approves the reconciliation of all A/P-related General Ledger accounts on a timely basis.
  • Manages A/P daily and monthly closing activities.
  • Monitors and analyzes processes to minimize open debit balances in the A/P system.
  • Manages the accurate maintenance of the A/P master file of vendor information.
  • Preparation and review of 1099 forms and year-end reporting to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Handles information requests from external auditors and assists in the year-end audit process.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves non-routine A/P issues.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve processes, enhance controls and reduce costs.
  • Performs required assessments to ensure compliance with internal A/P controls.
  • Performs special accounting analyses and prepares reports as required.
  • Cross-trains departmental staff and co-ordinates their work in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Supervises and evaluates department staff.
  • Ensures the required information for scheduled reports, forms, statements and month-end closes are collected and processed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Assists with and monitors the monthly close process.
  • Reviews and approves journal entries for the general ledger.
  • Prepares monthly financial statements.
  • Ensures that accounts agree with the general ledger.
  • Reviews reconciliations as required.
  • Generates customized financial reports, analysis and forecasts as requested.
  • Prepares and provides required documentation for internal and external audits.
  • Assists in the development of value-added financial analytics and reporting systems.

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required. CPA and/or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum seven-ten (7-10) years related accounting experience required.
  • Minimum three-five (3-5) years’ experience in a management level accounting position preferred.
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Office applications, primarily Excel.
  • Broad range of experience with automated accounting systems, journal entries, account reconciliation, month-end closing and year end reporting
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of accounting concepts, practices, processes and procedures.
  • SAP/ Major ERP system experience required.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local financial and tax regulations.
  • Extensive understanding of general ledger accounting and financial statement preparation.
  • Full understanding of GAAP principles.
  • Broad knowledge base of accounting concepts, practices, processes and procedures.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Solid business and finance acumen.
  • Careful attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local financial and tax regulations.
  • Extensive understanding of general ledger accounting and financial statement preparation.
  • Full understanding of GAAP principles.
  • Broad knowledge base of accounting concepts, practices, processes and procedures.
  • Ability to convert detailed financial analysis into succinct and understandable summaries and recommendations.
  • Strong teamwork skills with the ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships and to foster cross-functional collaboration.
  • Ability to rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Strong multi-tasking and project management skills with the ability to manage multiple, complex projects and work independently within deadlines.
  • Strong analytical, math, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to maintain an elevated level of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Self-confident, self-motivated and results-oriented.
  • Solid comprehension and listening skills.
  • Careful attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience managing people

Location:North Ridgeville, OH

Location: North Ridgeville, OH
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