Accounting Manager (closed)
We're searching for an Accounting Manager for our client in Deland, FL.
Supervises and coordinates activities of employees engaged in calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain and record financial data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records, such as payables, receivables, cash receipts, inventory, sales, and payroll.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Compiles composite reports from individual reports of subordinates required by management or government agencies.
- Supervises and participates in preparing and auditing materials requiring analyses of supporting documents and ensures that all entries are entered into the system properly.
- Identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies, determining appropriate corrective procedures.
- Communicates and coordinates accounting policies, practices, and procedures with department and company managers and officials, vendors, reporting agencies, clients, and customers.
- Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow.
- Issues written and oral instructions.
- Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
- Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency of subordinates and is responsible for the application of general accounting theory.
- Maintains harmony among workers and resolves grievances.
Responsible for the direction and supervision of two or more accounting employees.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
§ Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
§ Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
§ Oral and Written Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
§ Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
§ Delegation - Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.
§ Managing People - Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback and takes necessary disciplinary action, if warranted; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.
§ Quality Management - Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
§ Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
§ Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
§ Quality & Quantity - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality; Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
§ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
§ Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
§ Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Education and/or Experience
o Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; Master’s Degree preferred
o Minimum of 5 years work experience in accounting or related financial field is required
o Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience is desired
o To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in all MS Office products, with expert skills in Excel
o QuickBooks, Access, and Salesforce.com knowledge is desired
Other Skills and Abilities
o Must be detail-oriented with excellent follow-up and problem-solving skills
o Must have strong multi-tasking, communication and interpersonal skills, interfacing with all levels of the organization
o Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion due to exposure to sensitive company information
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 regularly required to sit, walk, stand, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel, as well as reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
For the most part, the environment consists of ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment, as found in a typical office environment.