Multi-Billion Dollar Consumer Products company in the South Bay. Our client is hiring an Accounting Manager. GREAT comp package, including a stock purchase plan, excellent QOL, and hybrid work schedule. Looking to bring on board a go-getter to grow within the company. If you are looking to join a very easy and fun-going company this is the role for you!
Reporting to the Assistant Controller, the Accounting Manager will be responsible for corporate accounting activities, including the close process and ensuring accounting transactions, policies, and procedures are in accordance with GAAP and SEC requirements.
Working collaboratively with the various business units and finance teams, the Accounting Manager will ensure appropriate accounting and internal controls are present and operating effectively across the organization. The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing day-to-day operations and contributing to the development and implementation of best practices and process improvements across global accounting and financial reporting processes. This role will also include other responsibilities including leading and managing special projects, ERP enhancements, internal controls, and performing ad hoc analysis as requested.
Ensure that internal and external accounting is delivered in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and applicable guidance
Play a key role in the month-end financial statement close process by preparing, reviewing, and analyzing accounting entries and account reconciliations
Analyze financial performance and effectively articulate this performance verbally and in writing to senior management
Simplify complex accounting topics and develop solutions and recommendations
Proactively work cross-functionally throughout the organization
Review existing processes and systems to identify improvement opportunities with a focus on simplification, standardization, and operational efficiencies, especially the reduction of manual activities.
Establish, implement, and document new policies and procedures that ensure financial transactions are executed in accordance with GAAP principles
Continually develop and improve month-end close and financial reporting procedures to drive the reduction of the close timeline by assessing and streamlining close-related activities
Support quarterly reviews, annual financial statement audits, and internal and external reporting requirements
Develop future financial leaders through talent development, training, and mentoring of individuals, as well as staffing and recruiting of necessary skill sets
Highly organized, detailed-oriented self-starter who can work independently and within a team environment
Self-motivated with the ability to take the initiative, multi-task, and remain flexible with changing priorities
Thinks creatively and can adapt quickly to unexpected changes
Skilled leader who effectively leads his/her group by clearly communicating expectations, following through on deliverables, and providing input and direction
Ability to work effectively with all levels of an organization
Experience with systems integrations and development of automated processes preferred
Ability to effectively communicate clear and concise ideas verbally and in writing
Creative thinker who can bring innovative ideas and approaches to solve issues
Highest professional standards and an impeccable record of integrity and honesty
Education And Experience:
BA/BS degree in Accounting or related field
CPA with expertise in technical accounting policies, procedures, and treatments in accordance with US GAAP and SEC reporting requirements
8 – 10 years of experience, with a mix of private and public accounting experience preferred
Experienced with an SEC-registered company, international experience a plus
Industry experience in retail, consumer products, and/or manufacturing