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Accounting Manager

Employer
Vanguard Group Staffing, Inc.
Location
New York City, New York, United States
Closing date
Mar 1, 2024

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Job Role
Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Accounting Manager - Accounting and Finance Department

ON-SITE TEMPORARY/POSSIBLE TEMP TO HIRE POSITION

Responsibilities:
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Responsible for the general ledgers of assigned accounts
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information (trial balance, bank reconciliations, various monthly reconciliations, audit schedules, etc.)
  • Prepare reports and supporting documents for internal and external auditors
  • Perform and coordinate timely monthly, quarterly and year end closings and ensure proper allocation of expenses
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements; assisting with regulatory reporting as applicable
  • Researching accounting issues for compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Supervise, train and monitor the performance of accounting staff; ensure duties are properly performed and employees are working toward common Fund goals
  • Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advice on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff
  • Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives
  • Support Management with special projects and workflow process improvements
  • Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Manage department resources and budget effectively; make recommendations to management for cost effective methods of accomplishing Accounting functions
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned by management


Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance required
  • Minimum of five (5) years prior supervisory experience in the field of accounting with strong knowledge of accounting and general ledger required
  • Strong understanding of GAAP
  • Advanced Skill Level of Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint required; knowledge of financial systems and enterprise software (Oracle) preferred
  • Experience with non-profit and Taft Hartley Plans accounting principles and procedures
  • Excellent critical thinking and analytical capabilities; strong organizational skills and the ability to maintain detailed records
  • Ability to work independently, prioritizing workflow to meet critical deadlines while paying exceptionally close attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively direct and supervise
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally

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