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Part Time Accounting Manager

Company: APN Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Position Summary: The Accounting Manager you will be responsible for the preparation and review of financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements, and statement of cash flow, pursuant to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises staff accountants and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, yearend audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities. Essential Functions and Responsibilities: For APN: Responsible for being proactively knowledgeable in GAAP and other issues specific to clients--- industry. Assist Sr. Controller and Controller with managing Staff. This would entail providing guidance, reviewing work papers, training and mentoring, etc. Responsible for preparation of workpapers in accordance with GAAP for your set of clients, including ensuring the data being delivered is useful, timely and accurate. For Clients: Management: o Maintains and enforces a documented system of accounting policies and procedures o Evaluate and recommend improvements in accounting procedures and processes o Oversee quality of accounting work within team Transactions to Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and provide payables management: o Follow AR policies and perform procedures that enable best practices in collections o Follow payroll policies and perform procedures that ensure accurate and timely reporting and payment of payroll o Ensure that bank reconciliations are completed accurately and timely o Maintain a clear and useful chart of accounts o Maintain GL, process journal entries and account reconciliations o Prepare for audit and tax filings o Responsible financial policies and procedures in accordance with GAAP Reporting: o Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close. o Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information. o Prepare timely, accurate, useful and complete financial statements for review o Prepare ad-hoc reporting and assist with special projects, as required o Assist in the development annual budget and forecasts o Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financials Compliance o Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit o Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings Nonessential Functions and Responsibilities: Provide direction and management to the accounting teams in the absence of Sr. Controller Perform other related duties as assigned Required Qualifications: Bachelor---s degree in Finance or Accounting 3-5 years of accounting experience working in small to mid-size businesses or a CPA firm Strong proficiency in NetSuite, QuickBooks, Outlook, Word, Excel and preferably other accounting software (e.g., Sage, Intacct, Great Plains, bill.com, Xero) Hands-on experience with AR, AP and payroll processes Strong general ledger and reconciliation skills Strong analytical skills Ability to understand the story told by the financial statements and ability to communicate that story to the client explaining how they can use that data to improve their business. Exceptional project management competencies with the ability to understand, review, communicate and adhere to engagement scope People management experience with an excellent track record of managing and developing a team Ability to identify and communicate needs of clients; ability to offer solutions APN can provide Qualifications Desired: Public accounting or audit experience Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification End-to-end implementation of controls (processes and policies) Financial month-end close responsibilities Statutory/regulatory accounting experience Cloud-based platforms and a passion for technology Success Factors/Job Competencies: Client-Focused: you will have exemplary communications skills, acute business acumen, proactive and above-and-beyond service efforts, and a strong desire to help small business ---make sense--- of all the numbers. Driven: you will be a motivated self-starter who is analytic, detail-oriented and accurate, with the ability to see ---the big picture.--- Collaborator: you will provide each client with a team of resources and be responsible for supporting and training your client services team members. Problem Solver : You enjoy and can research and troubleshoot problems as they arise. You know how to be resourceful. You know when to attempt to solve a problem on your own and when to reach out for help. Reliable and Disciplined: You are responsible and able to manage your own schedule without direct oversight daily. You can perceive and react to your client---s needs. You can be focused and responsive with the flexibility of that schedule. Innovator: you will have a strong passion for technology and challenging the status quo. Success at APN Group requires innovation in technology and use of cloud-based strategies that require continual training to stay relevant, competitive, and efficient. Company Description APN Group is a leading provider of outsourced Accounting and HR services in the metro-Atlanta area. We serve a diverse array of clients from start-ups to established businesses. At APN Group, we value professionalism and a passion for excellence in client service. We enjoy close relationships with our clients who see us as an integral part of their business.

Keywords: APN Group, Atlanta , Part Time Accounting Manager, Executive , Atlanta, Georgia

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