The Accounting Manager with AmericanTCS is responsible for overseeing general accounting operations by recording, reviewing, and verifying transactions.
While the Accounting Manager plays a key role in the month-end close process, reporting, and audits, we are looking for someone who can take a task and efficiently and accurately see it through to completion and is motivated to continuously identify and improve upon processes.
Support month-end and year-end close process by:
Preparing journal entries recording revenue accruals, expense accruals and other adjusting entries.
Developing thorough understanding of data sources used in calculation of revenues and external expenses, including retirement plan recordkeeping system, price schedules, and servicing agreements.
Managing the timing of recognition and classification for expenses and monthly revenue across separate business units.
Reviewing and verifying the accuracy of journal entries prepared by Staff Accountants.
Assisting in reconciling general ledger accounts monthly.
Maintaining, verifying and reconciling accounts receivable for specific business units.
Ensuring all entries are coded appropriately in the accounting system.
Ensuring compliance with GAAP principles.
Produce accurate accounting reports, analyze financial information and provide clear explanations for activity in the period, identifying any errors in recording or trends that need to be addressed.
Plan, assign and review work prepared by direct reports before disseminating.
Suggest ways to improve efficiency and/or reduce spending to include:
Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures.
Assist in developing and documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
Liaise with department and corporate finance teams to improve financial procedures.
Organize audit documentation and fulfill internal and external audit requests in a timely manner.
Develop reports to assist management and other employees of the company as requested.
Participate in providing data to support the budget/forecast process.
Provide input into department’s goal setting process.
Ad hoc requests as needed.
Skills & Experience:
BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant.
Experience in a corporate accounting setting with month-end close experience of 5+ years.
Relevant certifications (e.g. CMA or CPA) are a plus.
Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures.
In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
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 a plus.
Strong Microsoft Excel skills with the ability to analyze and condense data through pivot tables, lookups and other functions.
Keen attention to detail and accuracy in work.
Ability to manage time to complete tasks by a deadline.
Ability to proactively identify and improve inefficient processes.
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills.
Ability to learn new systems quickly.
Salary: $80,000 – $90,000