Senior Accounting Manager

  • $100k - 110k per year
  • Brea, CA, USA Brea CA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • GQR Global Markets
  • 31 May 18 2018-05-31

The Senior Accounting Manager reports directly into the Group Controller. Managing monthly, quarterly, and yearly financial processes.

Senior Accounting Manager

The Senior Accounting Manager reports directly into the Group Controller.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes
  • Responsible for hierarchy and scalability in chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements and has ultimate authority over classification and booking of all transactions
  • Preparing cash flow forecasts and making recommendations for optimizing cash flow
  • Manages Payroll Specialist in their daily duties to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing and information. Supervision involves oversight, knowledge of State & Federal wage and hour regulations, payroll tax law and compliance.
  • Develop, roll out and ensure compliance with internal control policies
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Working closely with the Group Controller in managing the debt portfolio, share repurchases, dividends, mergers and acquisitions, and other capital allocation decisions and execution
  • Evaluating, developing and implementing process improvements to optimize operations
  • Reviewing bank account and bank services documentation to optimize bank structure and reduce bank fees
  • Leading process with insurance brokers in designing, negotiating, placing and managing all lines of insurance (medical, property, workers’ compensation, auto liability, general liability, cyber security, and executive lines of insurance)
  • Participating in property loss control and risk control activities including proposing solutions and/or resolutions to loss control recommendations
  • Participate in strategic financial projects including upgrades/phase-two implementation of ERP software
  • Developing department KPIs, provide quarterly reporting and analysis to management
  • Experience within a shared services environment is a plus

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Masters and CMA / CPA a plus
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Hands-on experience with financial and statistical software
  • Demonstrated leadership and process improvement skills and experience
  • Confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with colleagues, senior level management, and outside advisors
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks/deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in both team and independent environments