The Accounting manager is responsible to manage the financial activities and accounting functions of the organization and to supervise accounting staff. The manager is also responsible to perform financial analyses, assist with annual budget preparation, and to oversee of the annual financial audit. Responsible to prepare and distribute internal financial reports.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
- Manage AP/Payroll Accountant. Responsible to supervise, train and evaluate staff performance.
- Responsible for all supervisory duties related to managing employees
- Prepare revenue and expenditure variance analysis, year-end closing entries per requirements in the Accounting Policies and Procedures
- Participate in year-end closing, annual audit and tax return preparation
- Prepare monthly financial reports including budget variance analysis and provide to Senior Vice President, Finance & IT and budget owners on a monthly basis
- Assist in the preparation of the annual budget, including compiling approved departmental expenditure budgets, revenue estimates and various narratives into the annual budget document
- Reconcile all bank accounts and resolve all outstanding items
- Reconcile all assigned accounts within closing schedule, submit all reconciliations and propose adjustments to Senior Vice President, Finance & IT for review and approval
- Responsible for the following functions in the accounting software for all legal entities: account set up and maintenance, report development and accounting period maintenance
- Participate in the development of policies, procedures and internal controls. Develop and administer training materials to ensure all employees are oriented and in compliance with accounting policies and procedures
- Develop and formulate financial policies and procedures
- Interpret and analyze financial transactions
- Prepare accurate financial statements, reports and analyses timely
- Establish and maintain fiscal procedures and records
- Provide training to the Chamber employees in processing financial related transactions
- Establish and maintain effective working relationship with co-workers
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Requires BS/BA in accounting; CPA candidate strongly preferred
- 5+ years of professional accounting and data processing experience
- Principles and practice of non-profit financial operation preferred
- Ability to learn and retain complex information, terminology, policies and procedures, work effectively with a wide variety of people, maintain composure under difficult circumstances, analyze accounting systems and procedures, and organize and supervise the work of others.
- Knowledge of sales tax and payroll tax laws
- Detail oriented with strong analytical and organizational skills
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to manage multiple projects and objectives simultaneously and work under deadlines.
- Proficient computer knowledge in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
- Ability to work a flexible schedule as needed
- Capable to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to make decisions independently with good judgment
- Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
Work and Physical Requirements:
- Work environment: Normally a typical office environment with people, with minimal exposure to excessive noise or adverse environmental issues, with occasional outdoor exposure to heat, cold, and environmental elements.
- Physical demands: Manipulate, handle, feel, and control items or equipment. Able to read, write, and interpret written documents. Occasionally lift and move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.