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Accounting Manager

Location: Flower Mound, TX
Job # 10035844
Date Posted: 10-12-2017
The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing the accounting department. This role also serves as a consultant for managers within the organization, advising them of current budgetary information, and working with managers to create a fiscal strategy that aligns with the goals of the organization.

Essential Functions
  • Reporting to the VP, Corporate Controller, the Accounting Manager will oversee the AR/AP staff and their responsibilities, including mentoring, hiring, and performance evaluations.
  • Coordinate the month-end closing procedures for all entities and review accounts for accuracy. 
  • Record and approve monthly journal entries.
  • Prepare consolidated financial reports monthly and as required.
  • Initiate bank wires, manage ACH templates, manage stop payments, positive pay upload files, and other banking related activity as necessary.
  • Prepare, analyze, and calculate broker commissions due on a monthly or quarterly basis.  
  • Review weekly check runs for accuracy and management of vendor payments as necessary. 
  • Review all new vendor applications and manage vendor credit limits.
  • Manage and maintain third party relationship with enVista related to reporting and problem resolution of freight issues.
  • Manage employee expense reports in Concur, approvals, payment processing, recording.
  • Coordinate and gather requirements for tax returns (i.e. franchise, property, sales and use).
  • Prepare additional financial reporting and analysis.
  • Review or prepare monthly general ledger reconciliations.
  • Assure internal control compliance and train staff on internal control procedures.
  • Support quarterly and annual financial audits, including preparation of analysis, supporting schedules, and source documentation. 
  • Ensure spending is correctly accounted for in accordance with GAAP.
  • On a period basis, identify significant variances, research and document explanations. Summarize and communicate findings to management for period close analytics.
  • Identify and implement efficiencies related to area of responsibility.
  • Perform daily A/R or A/P responsibilities as a back up to staff.
  • Ensure compliance with the financial procedures of the organization.
  • Work with confidential data, which, if disclosed, might have significant internal effect or minor external effect.
  • Financial Management.
  • Performance Management.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Thoroughness.
Supervisory Responsibility
The Accounting Manager manages all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable employees and is responsible for the performance management and hiring within these functions.

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent number of years of experience, plus five years of accounting experience.
  • CPA designation preferred.
  • Excellent Communication and Presentation skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Solid knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and regulations.
  • Experience in manufacturing or CPG industry preferred.
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