Accounting Manager
Rochester, NY Finance
Description

**Signing Bonus up to $5000**


JOB SUMMARY:

The Accounting Manager will be a key member of the finance team providing oversight of all accounting & reporting activities to ensure the proper & accurate entry of accounting-related transactions, vendor invoices, expense reports, and the timely submission of customer invoices. 


REPORTS TO: Director of Finance & Operations

DIRECT REPORTS: Office Coordinator, Accounting Specialist 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Responsible for the overall management of the Finance Department including general accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll & benefits

· Supervise accounts receivable including preparation of billing, cash application & collections, and accounts payable with general ledger coding

· Reviews vendor invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment

· Manages the preparation of weekly vendor payments 

· Oversee set up of customer contracts in the ticketing system to ensure proper billing of rates

· Prepare and Review Sales and Use Tax filings and other regulatory filings as required

· Manage multi-state tax exposure and Nexus requirements

· Supervise bank reconciliations and daily cash management

· Review expense tracking and credit card reconciliations

· Extensive participation in the month-end closing process including the preparation of journal entries, and the monthly balance sheet account reconciliations

· Preparation of the monthly financial package for review by the Director of Finance

· Provide analysis to Director as to various P&L account results on a monthly basis as compared to forecasted and budgetary goals

· Product knowledge expert for the company’s Professional Services Automation software (Datto/Autotask) 

· Lead finance department initiatives on software applications for continuous improvement 

· Handle all general insurance and workers’ compensation matters 

· Oversee Vendor relationships to maximize the use of buying programs & vendor training

· Ensure that all finance & administration policies and procedures are adhered to 

· Identify new policies and procedures needed for a growing company 

· Work collaboratively with the Finance team, as well as other Departments within the Company to continuously evaluate and improve Accounting processes and Customer satisfaction

· Other duties and projects as needed

Requirements

  SOFT SKILLS & ABILITIES:

· Strong written and verbal communication skills 

· Ability to react positively and effectively in a high-pressure environment & remain calm & composed in stressful situations

· Self-motivated, positive attitude, and able to work well individually and within a team atmosphere 

· Pleasant and professional demeanor in all client and internal communications

· Intellectually resourceful with sound judgment and effective decision-making abilities

· Independent worker and able to work effectively on daily tasks without direct supervision

· Ability to stay grounded when working with difficult people

· Ability to lead a team of diverse personalities

· Desire to embrace and grow with new technologies and processes 

· Maintain an approachable and open demeanor to nurture our company culture


EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & KNOWLEDGE:

· B. S. Degree in Accounting or Finance. 

· CPA or CMA preferred.

· 5 - 7 years experience in a supervisory position, preferably in a professional services environment.

· Excellent analysis skills and ability to collaborate in a multi-department team environment

· Proficiency in MS Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint 

· Supervisory experience over payroll & benefits a plus

· Knowledge of ERP financial systems a plus

· Knowledge of accrual accounting methods and knowledge of accounting software applications


WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

· Use of computer and office equipment

· Performs all administrative functions expected at this level


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Ability to schedule for evening or weekend work occasionally

· Valid driver’s license in your state of residence and reliable personal vehicle