Accounting Manager
Lewisville, TX 
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Job Description
Summary:

Assists with the management of the financial affairs of the organization and the preparation of financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules for the guidance of management. This position involves supervision over general accounting staff.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the monthly closing process including journal entry preparation and approval
  • Prepare or approve reconciliations for allocated balance sheet accounts, and other variance analysis, as required
  • Provide information to assist with the generation of the monthly financial statements and other financial reports for the month-end financial package
  • Maintain the Great Plains computer system including the monitoring of daily downloads
  • Maintain the General Ledger Account structure
  • Exhibit knowledge of the Accounts Payable process and approve general ledger coding of invoices
  • Ensure that established accounting policies and procedures are adhered to and participate in the revision or development of policies, as required
  • Assist staff accountants with the identification and clearance of reconciling items on reconciliations
  • Prepare requested analyses for the year-end audit, as needed
  • Assist in the year-end audit and other Finance activities/projects including process improvement initiative

Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a flexible and production orientated environment
  • Effective decision making and problem solving skills
  • Proficient to advanced PC Skills including (but not limited to) MS Word, MS Excel, email, internet and accounting software packages
  • Must be able to read and/or interpret numbers and letters correctly
  • Must demonstrate organization and prioritization skills to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with the ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment / adaptability to change
  • Creative problem solver with effective resolution ability and analytical skills
  • Proactive thinker with strong attention to detail
  • Relationship management; ability to establish and maintain credibility with business constituents at all levels
  • Inspires and motivatesothers to perform well
  • Accepts feedback as development opportunities and is seeking to constantly learn new skills
  • Appropriately delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities

Education and Experience:

Education: BS in Accounting or equivalent work experience in a similar environment

CPA preferred

Experience: Five years relevant general accounting experience

Public accounting experience preferred but not necessary

Working knowledge and experience with Great Plains Software preferred

Experience with system implementation or upgrades

Physical Requirements and Work Content:

Americans with Disability Specifications: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, move, operate with hands and arms, and lift up to 15 pounds. The employee is regularly required to use hands to operate or feel objects, tools or controls, communicate, distinguish or identify, adjust or focus.

Work Environment:

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position is a sedentary position that requires 8 hours of sitting at a desk in a climate controlled environment with frequent computer, mouse, 10 key touch and phone work.

Additional Comments:

These declarations are not to be an "all-inclusive" list of the duties and responsibilities nor of the skills and abilities required to do the job. They are intended only to describe the general nature of the job and a reasonable representation of its activities. Additional essential functions and/or tasks may be identified by the company and listed as such in the incumbent's performance appraisal. Various tasks may be assigned under each task or function. The incumbent performs other job-related duties as assigned and required.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" employment relationship.

EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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