Accountant Manager Job Description

Accountant Manager Job Description

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Accountant manager provides direct accounting support to ensure compliance requirements are met, support financial reporting, fixed asset management, lease accounting and propose accounting treatment for financial transactions.

Accountant Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Reviewing Firm US GAAP and local IFRS financial reporting disclosures including, but not limited to, those concerning Fair value measurement, Derivatives, Collateral and Structured Entities
Perfoming robust analytical review to substantiate significant movements in a logical and methodical manner
Chairing and presenting senior management disclosure attestation meetings articulately and succinctly
Represent the organization with external parties including external auditors
The successful candidate will initially focus on US GAAP EU managed business disclosures for Firm reporting and local IFRS disclosures with an expectation of increasing involvement in the wider responsibilities of the GDSC team including FINREP and TIC
Drafting of Forms 10-Q and 10-K
Taking the lead on XBRL
Conduct technical GAAP and related accounting research and drafting white papers
Assisting Auditors as needed (supports and assisting with work sheets)
Assisting with SOX process as needed

Accountant Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accountant Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, ACCA, CIA

Education for Accountant Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accountant manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Management, MBA, Economics, Public Administration, Graduate

Skills for Accountant Manager

Desired skills for accountant manager include:

Irish Funds and associated reporting a distinct advantage
Partnership accounting
Blackline
CPM/Essbase
Accounting systems like SAP
Consolidations
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Hyperion Financial Management
International Financial Reporting Standards
PeopleSoft

Desired experience for accountant manager includes:

Assisting with monthly and quarterly closing process
Assisting with Balance Sheet account analysis
Assisting with Balance Sheet and Profit and Loss analytical reviews for Auditors
Assisting with special or ad hoc projects
Coordination of close with foreign entities
Consolidation of subsidiaries

Accountant Manager Examples

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Accountant Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of accountant manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accountant manager
  • Preparation of financial statements (internal and external)
  • Preparation and analysis of management reporting
  • General Ledger (SAP) maintenance
  • Improve accounting and reporting processes
  • Working alongside management in the operation of their business on a regular basis (the number of days andfrequency will be determined by the client, but is typically expected to be between 0.5 and 2 days per month) challenging management on aspects arising in the management accounts
  • Responding to ad-hoc accounting and tax queries
  • Coordinate revision of standard costs with manufacturing and management
  • Review tax accounting and financial statement disclosures
  • Provide tax planning assistance
  • Provide new entity set up assistance
Qualifications for accountant manager
  • Offer Tax Audit assistance
  • Assist with VAT exposure and planning
  • Manage and supervise tax staff
  • 2+ years of Real Estate Fund Accounting experience
  • Overseeing 10 shop workers
  • Setting up QuickBooks at their shop
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Accountant Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accountant manager
  • Handling weekly timesheets for employees
  • Helping with pricing purchasing materials
  • Advise any salary changes or adjustments to all separate offices
  • Record cash disbursements for the other offices that do not utilize direct input to the accounting system and reconcile bank accounts for all relevant offices
  • Process all wire transfer payments, including computing and wiring 403B plan liabilities on a quarterly basis
  • Assist Global Controller with the fiscal year-end audit, pension and workers’ compensation insurance audit, and charitable registrations
  • Directly reporting to the Finance Manager and working in a team environment
  • Review and supervise the work of the Assistant Accountant / Accounts Payable
  • Review invoice and ensure payments are made with appropriate authorisation
  • Review of Travel & Expense Claims for compliance with T&E Policy also act as point of contact to staff
Qualifications for accountant manager
  • Regularly preparing valuations of financial products
  • Effecting cash movements
  • Overseeing the invoicing process regarding ongoing management fees
  • Preparation of board meetings of foreign special purpose entities
  • Documenting and updating operational processes
  • A degree in accounting or business administration
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Accountant Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accountant manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accountant manager
  • Providing a cross departmental (Operations/Fund Accounting/OTC/Investor Services) single point of escalation to our clients, and assisting clients’ navigating their way through the various SS&C GlobeOp departments
  • Information sharing with internal stakeholders, delivering the feedback from client meetings (positive and negative)
  • Being accountable for maintaining and distributing a central open item/project list with our clients
  • Frequent travelling to PRC is required
  • Program Budgets
  • Private Grants
  • Assist with implementation of new Oracle ERP system
  • Build scalable processes and controls within the ERP system
  • Analyze and record bad debt expense and reserve
  • Support all functions in the organization
Qualifications for accountant manager
  • Strong business German skills
  • Fluent English skills both verbally and in writing (company language is English)
  • Competent analytical and numerical skills, in particular with regards to analysing financial models
  • A high degree of ability to work under pressure, flexibility, motivation and achievement drive
  • A minimum of 6 years hands on accounting experience from Big 4, ideally with commercial experience
  • A third level qualification preferred in a Finance or Business-related area
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Accountant Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accountant manager
  • Work closely with the Sales and FP&A teams to prepare revenue and billing forecasts
  • Implement a strategy to adopt the new revenue accounting standard, ASC 606
  • Prepare journal entries monthly bank reconciliations for multiple companies
  • Monthly G/L reconciliations
  • Full cycle payroll for small employee base
  • Prepare financial reports, letter to management, , on a monthly, quarterly, and yearly basis
  • Provide supporting workpapers and schedules to tax department (1 person)
  • Onsite financial control reviews
  • Overseeing Processing of weekly sales journal on exchequer and bank reconciliations weekly
  • Assist in the preparation of consolidated financial statements
Qualifications for accountant manager
  • To have a proactive and positive approach to all challenges
  • To be self-motivated and take initiative
  • Ability to organise and manage multiple projects
  • Proven ability to manage small teams
  • Advanced knowledge of using UK GAAP
  • Support the teams on a daily basis with your role split between technical accounting responsibilities and supporting the sales organisation on deal structure and review
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Accountant Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accountant manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for accountant manager
  • Assist in preparation of schedules for the internal/external audit
  • Review and assessment of processes and SOX controls for accounts and processes within assigned functional areas (to include gap assessment)
  • Review and assessment of policies within assigned functional areas (to include gap assessment)
  • Review and assessment of roles & responsibilities of staff performing duties within assigned functional areas
  • Development of policies within assigned functional areas (in coordination with upper management)
  • Assurance of timely completion and review of account reconciliations within functional area
  • Assurance that monthly and quarterly SOX controls within functional area have been completed & adhered to
  • Assurance that monthly close schedule is adhered to for areas of responsibility
  • Review fund documents to understand various fund structures economics for each vehicle
  • Review monthly reporting packages and files provided by the business groups
Qualifications for accountant manager
  • Fully qualified accountant, ACA, ACCA, or CIMA
  • MBA and/or CPA a nice plus
  • A minimum of 6 years hands on accounting experience from Big 4 and with commercial experience
  • Solid accounting background with an excellent understanding of the monthly close and reporting process, exposure to internal financial reporting standards and investment company accounting a plus
  • Have at least three to four years practice experience coupled with exposure to supervisory experience
  • 100 % comfortable with all aspects of accounts preparation

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