EdgeCo Holdings is comprised of several affiliated companies focused on providing a broad array of sophisticated financial products, technology, and support services in the areas of full-service retirement plan administration, brokerage services, and trust & custody solutions. EdgeCo provides these services through numerous subsidiary entities including American Trust, Mid Atlantic Trust Company, NewEdge Capital Group and PensionPro Software.
The Accounting Manager with American Trust will oversee general accounting operations by recording, reviewing and verifying financial transactions for PensionPro Software and American Trust.
Responsibilities include overseeing the work produced by staff members, reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining sales tax compliance, overseeing and reviewing monthly billings, reviewing month-end close entries across different business streams and analyzing capitalization of Internal Use Software. A successful candidate combines excellent analytical skills with a thorough knowledge of accounting principles to analyze financial reports and forecasts. The ideal candidate also has experience collaborating with a team of developers to continually enhance the capabilities of the internal system and a team of customer service employees to address customer needs on financial matters.
The Accounting Manager will be located in the Harrisburg, PA or Lexington, KY area and will work in a hybrid capacity.
Manage all activities associated with monthly revenue including bi-monthly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual billings.
Manage all activities related to expenses including the timing of recognition and classification.
Review and verify the accuracy of journal entries, accounting classifications and the work of less experienced accountants.
Support month-end and year-end close process, including preparation of journal entries recording revenue accruals, expense accruals and other adjusting entries.
Prepare financial statements and other financial analyses by business unit to identify any errors in recording or trends that need to be addressed.
Review monthly sales tax returns and ensure all sales are included on the reports.
Ensure ongoing sales tax compliance, including registration in additional states as required.
Develop thorough understanding of data sources used in calculation of revenues and external expenses, including internally developed billing systems, retirement plan recordkeeping systems, price schedules, and servicing agreements.
Manage the accounts receivable to ensure payments are applied accurately. Assist in the follow-up on outstanding balances, payment discrepancies, refunds and other questions as they arise.
Review / prepare bank reconciliations as assigned.
Reconcile general ledger accounts monthly.
Produce accurate accounting reports and present their results.
Analyze financial information and summarize financial status.
Develop reports as needed to assist management and other employees of the company as needed.
Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending.
Provide technical support and advice on accounting system.
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
Participate in financial standards setting and in budget/forecast process.
Provide input into department’s goal setting process.
Assist with tax audits and tax returns.
Assist in coordinating internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
Plan, assign and review other team member’s work.
Assist in developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
Ensure all entries are coded appropriately in the accounting system.
Ensure compliance with GAAP principles.
Liaise with department and corporate finance teams to improve financial procedures.
Ad hoc requests as needed.
Skills & Experience
BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant
Relevant certifications (e.g. CMA or CPA) are a plus
Experience in a corporate setting with month-end close experience of 5+ years
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Awareness of business trends
Experience with general ledger and journal functions and the month-end/year-end close process
Hands-on experience with accounting software packages, experience in MS Dynamics 365 for Finance and Quickbooks Online are a plus
Proficiency in Microsoft office products, specifically strong MS Excel skills with the ability to analyze and condense data through pivot tables, lookups and other functions
Accuracy and attention to detail
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Ability to learn new systems quickly
Exceptional organizational and time management skills
Employees are eligible to participate in company benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance on the first of the month after their hire date. The company also provides a 401(k) plan with company match, group life insurance, short- and long-term disability, as well as additional voluntary benefits for employees to elect participation in.