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Accounting Manager

Ponte Vedra, Florida
Accounting

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Responsible for coordinating the monthly accounting close and financial reviews for field locations, assist in closing corporate books, SOX compliance, and the field controller training program. 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Collaborates with the other department mangers/directors to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Responds to inquiries from the Director of Accounting, Controller, and other department heads regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met, and confirm there is a backup process in place for all critical responsibilities.
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and coach employees on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.
  • Assist in month end close and coordination of accounting support with corporate and field locations.
  • Assist with updating the Company's accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist with the maintenance and application of internal controls, including SOX compliance requirements.
  • Assist in the review of reconciliations prepared by the general ledger group.
  • Maintenance of corporate books including forecasting and budgeting corporate office.
  • Serves as a key contact for the Company's external auditors related to gathering information from the field locations and any accounting related requests.
  • Works to continually increase the efficiency and streamline the field related aspects of the monthly close process.
  • Support Controller with special projects and workflow process improvements. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: 

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong financial analysis capabilities
  • PeopleSoft experience needed
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze complex business issues and make sound business decisions
  • Experience with developing and delivering presentations to executive management
  • Proactively develops positive working relationships with business partners
  • Strong organization and process management skills 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

Education: Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or similar area of study

Years of Experience: 5 years of previous experience in Accounting with at least three years of experience leading direct reports. Public accounting (preferably "Big Four") or comparable industry experience at a large publically traded company.

Certifications: CPA strongly preferred. 

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE USED: 

  • Usual office equipment including computer, phone, fax machine, copier and calculator
  • MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • PeopleSoft, Blackline, and TRUX 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Usual office environment
  • May require travel to area businesses, multiple sites including transfer stations and/or landfills 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

  • Ability to organize various office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending or folding for the purpose of proper records development and/or management
  • Ability to use a computer and related devices, such as a keyboard or mouse or other related equipment, throughout the workday while seated at a desk or workstation
  • Possess speaking skills and hearing ability to interact with customers on the telephone