Accounting Manager Senior Job Description

Accounting Manager Senior Job Description

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Accounting manager senior provides oversight for systems analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, documentation, and support of technical solutions with Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne.

Accounting Manager Senior Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Support the maintenance of general and subsidiary ledgers, accounts receivable, accounts payable, revenue distribution, fixed assets and depreciation, operating expenses, and insurance records
Review JD Edwards Enterprise resource planning monthly balance sheet and PL movement for reasonableness
Prepare and/or review monthly balance sheet and expense account reconciliations to ensure balances are properly stated, complete and accurate
Reconcile bank accounts each month
Prepare weekly cash activity reports and periodic cash forecasts
Assist with interim and year-end audit and compliance reviews
Respond to internal and external data requests and auditor queries, as necessary
Assist with budget and forecast preparation
Develop and implement best-practice policies, procedures, and internal controls for accounting operations, financial management, budgeting, and payroll functions
Participate in personal training and direct accounting staff cross-training, as needed

Accounting Manager Senior Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Manager Senior

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, SOX, CFA, MBA, CINA, IHK, PMP, CISSP, CISA, CIA

Education for Accounting Manager Senior

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting manager senior 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, MBA, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Management, Economics, Technical, Accountancy

Skills for Accounting Manager Senior

Desired skills for accounting manager senior include:

Essbase
JD Edwards
Oracle
Peoplesoft
SAP
Creating and maintaining Oracle labor distribution schedules
Set up of pay codes and elements related to payroll
VBA / SQL
Calculation
Distribution

Desired experience for accounting manager senior includes:

Other relevant qualifications in forensic technology will be considered
Minimum of 4-5 years of relevant forensic accounting experience is essential
Experience in a Big 4 firm or in any reputable multinational/ local organization is preferable
Experience gained in the UAE and GCC region is highly desirable
Excellent oral and written communication skills (proposal/ report writing, presentations)
Fluent English - Verbal & written, Arabic skills are added advantage

Accounting Manager Senior Examples

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Accounting Manager Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accounting manager senior. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounting manager senior
  • Hire, train, evaluate, direct, supervise, review work
  • Assist with SEC documents such as the Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, and Registration Statements, investor relation materials
  • Partner with External Reporting team to support the development and execution of plans to implement the new revenue recognition standard
  • Review and approve journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations to support monthly, quarterly and annual consolidated and statutory financial statements
  • Obtain satisfactory results in all internal & external audits
  • Ensure the Business Unit BCP plans are tested and reviewed on a regular basis
  • Build a high performance team that emphasised improving quality and efficiency of deliverables within area of responsibility
  • Develop talent management plan to ensure we attract and retain top talent to the group & have effective management of succession needs for all critical roles
  • Ensure all new employees are appropriately trained and coached
  • Provide leadership to the group through effective communication, on-going team meetings and by “walking the talk”
Qualifications for accounting manager senior
  • Ability to establish and communicate goals and objectives, defines methodologies, tasks, and activities, and clearly describe roles and responsibilities for performing to personnel
  • Experience leading and managing an accounting team
  • In-depth working knowledge of PRC company and employee tax laws, tax equalisation, and experience of tax filling and corporate licenses especially financial institution in China
  • Occasional travel to mainland China (for HK base only)
  • Provide a quality control function, ensuring that financial statements are accurate before being submitted to auditors
  • 5-7+ Years Public/ Private Accounting Experience (Must have Big 4 Experience)
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Accounting Manager Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accounting manager senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting manager senior
  • Lead as the Finance business process partner for the Crozier order entry, revenue, inventory, and billing system, including participating in system improvements
  • Consolidations and SEC reporting
  • Manage the reconciliation of all general ledger accounts in a timely and accurate manner
  • Work closely with internal and external parties to support the month-end close processes
  • Serve as primary point of contact for internal and external audits
  • Review monthly journal entries, opine on the appropriateness of the proposed accounting treatment and challenge as appropriate journal entry requests
  • Supervise the month-end close process and address focus areas
  • Lead or participate in projects and initiatives of the Finance Organization with or without supervision
  • Review, analyze, improve and document all accounting processes and procedures and ensure that they comply with Company guidelines
  • Facilitate and manage monthly multi-department process status and improvement meetings
Qualifications for accounting manager senior
  • At least 3 years of experience with mergers and acquisitions
  • Proficient with AIS systems and AP data imaging
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, multi-national, changing environment, meeting deadlines in an accurate and timely manner
  • 10+ years of progressive accounting experience with leading teams
  • Experience with process excellence, lean and Six Sigma
  • Team leader team player
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Accounting Manager Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounting manager senior. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting manager senior
  • Provide direction & leadership to cross functional teams & third party providers, to drive results
  • Manage detailed preparation of technical accounting analyses policies and procedures
  • Managing and training the Corporate Accounting Manager and as needed, the Corporate Accounting and Shared Services Accounting teams as well
  • Responsible for supervising all general accounting activities, including ensuring the preparation and approval of journal vouchers (JVs)
  • Supervising the management of fixed assets accounting
  • Supervising and/or management of intercompany accounting
  • Supervising the management of share-based compensation accounting
  • Supervising the management of payroll accounting
  • Supervising and/or approving account reconciliations
  • Supporting Site Controllers
Qualifications for accounting manager senior
  • CPA with Big 4 experience preferred
  • Prior experience in accounting system conversion a plus
  • 7+ years’ experience managing large scale, cross-functional projects
  • Ability to work independently and with diverse teams to manage multiple priorities
  • Working knowledge of Order to Cash, Accounting or Technology systems and processes a plus
  • PMO, Six Sigma or similar project management training or certification preferred
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Accounting Manager Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of accounting manager senior. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounting manager senior
  • Analytical review of the monthly financial results of the global LSG business
  • Technical accounting research of complex issues to ensure proper accounting treatment
  • Coordination of the quarterly reviews and year-end financial audit process performed by the external independent auditors
  • Identify and drive process improvement initiatives
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and are a CPA
  • You have 12+ years of progressive accounting/finance experience with at least 5 years of management experience (combination of public accounting and industry experience preferred)
  • You have effective written and oral communication skills
  • You can thrive in a large, matrixed, international organization and have the ability to work cross-functionally with individuals and teams
  • You keep an eye toward continuous improvement with a successful track record of optimizing processes
  • You can juggle multiple projects and execute them successfully
Qualifications for accounting manager senior
  • Ability to lead complex projects that require influence and implementation across business groups and functions
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Dynamics preferred
  • Proven ability to motivate staff working in a matrix organization
  • Some travel required, particularly during start up
  • CPA preferred / Strong knowledge of GAAP (US and IFRS) and Taxes
  • Able to lead a team and communicate project status to CFO and Corporate
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Accounting Manager Senior Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounting manager senior. 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 accounting manager senior
  • Provide assistance to Regulatory Reporting team, as necessary
  • Manage the US Survey Reporting process (Bureau of Economic Analysis and Department of Commerce)
  • Actively participate in continuous process improvements within the Global Financial Accounting Team and the broader Finance organization
  • Review various transactions to determine proper accounting treatment
  • Proven experience in accounting and people management
  • Outstanding team player, with high attention to details and organizational skills
  • Maintain ownership of the Cadency tool (a self-documenting internal control solution for the general ledger account reconciliation and certification program) including providing company wide support for questions, setups, account assignments
  • Define Sarbanes-Oxley requirements for processes and manage compliance
  • Effectively manage a team of accountants
  • Direct the implementation, enhancement, and/or upgrades of ERP system modules the development of the associated business processes, as needed
Qualifications for accounting manager senior
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to dive deep into details yet see broader implications
  • Proven track record of sound decision-making, taking ownership, solving multiple and complex operational and accounting challenges and delivering results in a leadership role
  • Track record of having earned the trust of others by challenging norms, upgrading team performance, enabling growth and improving efficiency
  • Ability to influence and articulate accounting/ finance terminology and concepts to operations (the non-finance community)
  • Demonstrable years of relevant experience (minimum 12 years) with an emphasis on auditing, accounting and overall financial statements analysis, preferably partly gained within a 'Big-four' accounting firm
  • Experience in working for a medium to large sized & complex multinational company, preferably in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment

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