Accounting Senior Manager Job Description

Accounting Senior Manager Job Description

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Accounting senior manager provides advice, guidance, and interpretation to the businesses and FO on various accounting, capital issues, ensuring compliance with IFRS, US GAAP, SEC and Shell Group policies.

Accounting Senior Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Lead and support ad hoc projects and other management accounting tasks, as required
Lead interface with External Auditors to ensure proper controls are in place and provide needed documentation to mitigate risk
Play significant role in Risk Management such as ensuring compliance, providing needed reporting and documentation, implementing better controls
Varied special projects in reporting, ad hoc tasks, on-going strategic initiatives
Ensure accounting records are maintained in accordance with the firm’s accounting policies, chart of accounts and internal procedures
Continual development and improvement of accounting policies, internal control procedures and systems in accordance with industry best practice
Partner in the Risk Management responsibilities for the business
Responsible for global monthly close (AP/AR, variances, treasury, financial statements )
Performing month end account reconciliations
Ensuring prepared accounting records are properly maintained in the general ledgers

Accounting Senior Manager Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Senior Manager

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

Education for Accounting Senior Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Accounting Senior Manager

Desired skills for accounting senior manager include:

US GAAP
IFRS standards
Areas of client industries
Excel and word
US GAAP and SEC requirements
Accounting principles
Experience in SAP
Experience with technical research
IFRS
Microsoft Excel

Desired experience for accounting senior manager includes:

Advanced computer skills, including strong Microsoft Office
Exceptional communication, interpersonal and collaborative skills for interacting with senior level management with building consensus around new process ideas
Qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CPA)
Minimum of 3-4 years' post qualification experience within Practice
Statutory Audit exposure an advantage
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with CPA preferred

Accounting Senior Manager Examples

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Accounting Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting senior manager. 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 senior manager
  • Motivate staff
  • Ensure that adequate level of staffing by actively managing the staff allocation, monitor additional needs resulting from new business
  • Take disciplinary procedure when required
  • Recruit and retain key members and ensure all staff is adequately trained
  • Provide day- to- day leadership to the Fund Accounting Team
  • Liaise with other department and maintain communication channels
  • Acts as the group as senior point of contact for escalated client issues
  • Ensure that the organizational framework supports the delivery of quality client service and operational excellence
  • Ensure integrated approach with segment strategy, product development and client service
  • Supports Sales & Marketing by providing operational expertise in FA
Qualifications for accounting senior manager
  • At least 9 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Position based in Sunnyvale, CA
  • Ideal candidate will have a mix of big-4 public accounting and industry experience
  • Certified QB Pro Advisor preferred or at least significant experience with QB
  • Monthly/bi-monthly travel to California and/or Texas during first 12 months to train and integrate with Controllership team
  • A Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited institution, college or university in Accounting is required
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Accounting Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an accounting senior 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 accounting senior manager
  • Interact directly with controllership team members key leadership in multiple functions across the finance function business leaders
  • Manage accounting due diligence process on potential acquisitions
  • Manages fund accounting personnel, outside and intracompany providers of key accounting deliverables
  • Builds / maintains repeatable reporting processes and templates for post-close analytics
  • Prepare & review monthly balance sheet reconciliations and flux analysis for all international entities
  • Assist in corporate quarterly and annual auditors’ reviews with regards to international reporting, provide reconciliation support to help facilitate an optimal audit process and assist with international regulatory compliance
  • Reconcile intercompany balances and ensure intercompany agreements’ terms and settlements are paid accurately and provide updates and analyses for all international entities during monthly close meetings
  • Partner with the Tax team in reviewing and booking transfer pricing journal entries, ensuring the corporate departmental structure correctly aligns to the intercompany tax agreements while maintaining proper supporting documentation for local country tax refunds/credits
  • Prepare, maintain and reconcile monthly foreign exchange transactions and related gains/losses
  • Prepare and distribute monthly transfer pricing surveys and collate data to record proper transfer pricing accounting entries
Qualifications for accounting senior manager
  • Active Certified Public Accounting certification
  • Experience in both SAP and Oracle ERP systems preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and minimum 10 year’s relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and develop others, to exercise insightful and seasoned judgment, to drive execution, to think creatively and to shape strategy
  • Assertive personality to be able to challenge, motivate and support
  • Ability to solve problems and improve processes
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Accounting Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting senior 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 accounting senior manager
  • Supervising and ensuring effective internal controls in accordance with SOX 404 requirements
  • Supervising and/or supporting internal and external auditing activities
  • Supervising and/or making improvements to the existing processes helping to define and document standard work
  • Attention to detail as needed to ensure accuracy of financial information
  • Lead and/or participate in various special projects
  • Administers and coordinates all bank services
  • Assist in automation of accounting processes of company-specific processes
  • Prepare timely, high quality technical accounting memos on all key technical matters for submission to the independent auditor
  • Lead the quarterly and annual corporate tax provision and returns process with the assistance of global tax accountants and external consultants assist in development and implementation of a global tax restructuring projects
  • You are responsible for the day-to-day management of the Legal Entity Accounting team located in Brussels (9 people)
Qualifications for accounting senior manager
  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of mid-range ERP systems (Great Plains a plus) MS Office applications (including all aspects of Outlook)
  • Possesses energy, enthusiasm to drive results
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in general accounting
  • Leadership qualities - great interpersonal skills, great communication skills, and confidence
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to influence others and work effectively across geographies and functions in a matrix organization to clearly and concisely present findings at all levels of the organization
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting a must, CPA or MBA preferred
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Accounting Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting senior manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting senior manager
  • Provide technical accounting expertise and leadership to the finance and business organizations on the consequences of accounting issues impacting business
  • Role may require work on weekends/public holidays at half year and year end
  • Role may require some travel
  • Constantly contacts all level of employees for day-to-day work and gathers or provides information
  • Provide thorough review of controls & risk assessment for the Medical Foundation and Medical Group
  • Support the close process (month and year-end)
  • Actively identify (and close) control gaps and various deficiencies within Medical Foundation and Medical Group through work with line manager and internal audit
  • Partner with Medical Foundation Finance team in providing accounting specific requests, including applicable budget inputs, financials as utilized in the mid-year and full-year incentive evaluations
  • Lead controllership and accounting activities in a rapidly growing environment
  • Lead a team of fast and smart accounting professionals
Qualifications for accounting senior manager
  • A team player, able to work collaboratively within the group and cross functionally spanning departments
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications / knowledge of Great Plain would be a plus
  • Management experience required (project management experience also preferred)
  • Support local accounting requirements as necessary
  • Hyperion and SAP or other integrated system experience
  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of general accounting experience, preferably a combination of public accounting and industry
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Accounting Senior Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an accounting senior manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting senior manager
  • Oversee preparation of monthly financial statements by the 5th of the month
  • Works with upper management to make office hiring and discipline decisions
  • Oversees preparation of payroll and payroll records
  • Provides general manager and other managers with necessary financial information, including Daily Operating Report
  • Ensures that necessary controls are in place to safeguard dealership assets
  • Trains, supervises, and assists office staff
  • Oversees additions and modifications to inventory
  • Assists in Human Resource compliance
  • Prepares daily cash sheet
  • Ensures that annual external audit requirements are met
Qualifications for accounting senior manager
  • BA/BS degree in Accounting/Economics and CPA, ACCA or equivalent certification
  • Solid knowledge of Italian GAAP, statutory filings and other regulatory requirements
  • Experience with complex (compliance) processes
  • Fluent Italian and English are mandatory
  • Professional certification (CPA, Dottore Commercialista or equivalent) + relevant experience
  • Strong PC skills and advanced proficiency in Excel

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