Accounting Supervisor Job Description

Accounting Supervisor Job Description

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Accounting supervisor provides US GAAP guidance and interpretation for the International M&A Integration team as it relates to acquisition accounting. Accumulates, analyzes and reports management accounting information.

Accounting Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Review all capital activity pertaining to the funds (Capital Call and Distribution processing)
Review of general ledger account coding
Journal entry preparation , review, entry, and audit
Bank and cash management review and oversight
Client billing and collections review and oversight
Claim and capitation disbursement processing review and oversight
Accounts payable review and oversight
Monthly and yearly financial statement preparation and review
Annual financial audit preparation and participation
Timekeeping and Payroll processes

Accounting Supervisor Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CAIA, CMA, SOX, MBA, CFA, RAA, RCC, LEAN, CTA

Education for Accounting Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting supervisor 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, Computer, Economics, MBA, Communication

Skills for Accounting Supervisor

Desired skills for accounting supervisor include:

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Excel
US GAAP
PeopleSoft
GAAP
Accounting principles
Hyperion Financial Management
International Financial Reporting Standards
SAP
Blackline

Desired experience for accounting supervisor includes:

Ability to supervise, coach and develop staff
Experience with financial statement preparation, partnership accounting
Public/private real estate fund accounting experience
Prioritization of daily, monthly and quarterly workflow
Supervising the timely preparation and filing of various state and local tax filings including commercial rent tax, sales and use tax, personal property taxes, HCRA surcharges , payroll taxes
Investigate and resolve Form 1099 reporting discrepancies as identified by the IRS

Accounting Supervisor Examples

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Accounting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of accounting supervisor. 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 supervisor
  • Accumulates, analyzes, and reports management accounting information
  • Assists in preparing and monitoring operation and capital budgets
  • Supports financial accounting functions in preparing monthly journal entries
  • Assists in preparing entries to record standard cost transactions
  • Prepares monthly financial report to shareholders
  • Assist in managing adherence to policies and procedures for cash management department with a focus on process improvement
  • Supervise preparation and review of bank reconciliations, daily positive pay transmissions, and monthly cash flow reports
  • Record and review journal entries for payroll and other complex transactions
  • Prepare, review and analyze monthly and annual financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows), management reporting, and budgets including preparation or review of supporting schedules for balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • Assist in monthly close process of accounts payable and the general ledger, including compilation of monthly workpapers
Qualifications for accounting supervisor
  • Ability to review, interpret, understand and analyze complex lease language
  • Eight Years or more of experience
  • Preferred hands-on experience with ERP systems
  • Bachelor or Associates' degree in business or accounting preferred
  • One to three years experience in accounting, finance, or management support activities in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of budgeting and activity based costing principles is a plus
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Accounting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of accounting supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting supervisor
  • Responsible for handling/overseeing the fundamental aspects of the company’s financials including
  • Review PC investment related trail balance accounts to ensure consistency with the investment systems
  • Review inter-company investment related journal entries and analysis
  • Review investment related adjustments and follow through with the company's PC entities to ensure the appropriate entries are recorded in their ledgers and reflected in their quarterly financial results
  • Prepare/reconcile information required for the OTTI process for submission to Investment Accounting Controller
  • Prepare quarterly investment analysis of income statement and balance sheet
  • Support the Fed Reporting process and provide applicable adjusting entries
  • Process payroll and related reporting
  • General ledger and database maintenance
  • Preparing SoX documentation
Qualifications for accounting supervisor
  • 5+ years of Accounting experience in the Nonprofit industry
  • Computer, printer, 10-key calculator, photocopier, fax machine, typewriter, telephone
  • Must have the ability to work well under time constraints and with changing priorities
  • Bachelors in Accounting/Finance or similar
  • Must be able to “run their own show”
  • Manage and complete regular account reconciliations, be responsible for the review of journal entries to the general ledger
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Accounting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an accounting supervisor. 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 supervisor
  • Collaboration with portfolio managers
  • Oversight of what administrator prepares
  • Addressing specific client requests
  • Completion of assigned special projects
  • Performing complex assignments and analysis involving accounting projects – you would even be involved in developing a company position on complex transactions and new accounting guidance, communicating this information to senior management and regulatory organizations
  • Leading project teams on specific accounting and internal control issues
  • Providing leadership including functional advice and training to less experienced accountants routinely interacting with both internal and external clients
  • Ensure all accounting transactions are allowable, and in compliance with HQ consolidation manual PRC accounting regulation
  • Managing money transfers, including physical cash transfer and all national and international bank transfers
  • Motivates team members to work towards individual and team goals and objectives and fosters an environment of teamwork and cooperation
Qualifications for accounting supervisor
  • CPA or be CPA qualified preferred
  • Meets accounting financial standards by monitoring expenditures
  • Prior experience serving as lead or reviewing work of staff
  • Strong reporting and technical accounting knowledge
  • CPA or CPA Candidate (MBA or Masters highly preferred)
  • Proven track record for improving processes efficiencies
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Accounting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an accounting supervisor. 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 supervisor
  • Support business and manufacturing locations with analysis, as required
  • Provide support for external audits, government and tax reporting
  • Assist on terminal and warehouse inventory physical audits
  • Supervise activity for 2 – 3 Staff positions
  • Direct oversight of tracking payments from clients and updating/maintaining cash receipts logs
  • Performs contract maintenance for Syndication and SVOD sales inclusive of updating billing plans and performing any necessary workarounds to resolve system related issues
  • Reviews Off-Network and First-Run cash license fee contracts that interface to COSMOS from the Contract Administration dept’s source system, STARS
  • Reconciles monthly Financial Contracts Reporting & Administration (FCRA) dept.’s file to COSMOS in order to validate and confirm the information for use in calculating WBEI’s participations & residuals liabilities and for inclusion in 3rd party statements
  • Prepares the Revenue by Client report for Syndication and SVOD clients for the quarterly Footnotes submissions to the corporate Financial Reporting & Budgeting (FRB) dept
  • Liaisons with various departments (Treasury, Contract Administration, other WBEI Business Units, ) to resolve payment issues
Qualifications for accounting supervisor
  • At least 8 years relevant experience in Finance position
  • Be mature, independent, honest, trustworthy, integrity and has teamwork spirit
  • Hands-on, self-starter, proactive and re-active as required
  • Required to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees
  • Experienced with multi-currency
  • Manage and manipulate large data sets to perform analysis and translate into manageable reporting
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Accounting Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounting supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting supervisor
  • Reviews/prepares external reports and assists in filings
  • Monitors staff utilization
  • Supervises personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues
  • Works with their direct manager to establish and monitor staff’s annual goals and objectives
  • Support quarterly forecasting process annual budget and Long Range Plan development
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the quality improvement process and the philosophy of continuous improvement (5S and six sigma)
  • Maintain accounting related modules
  • Prepare and review all general ledger account analyses monthly
  • Coordinate and prepare year-end audit schedules and information, special year-end accounting transactions
  • Prepare and maintain all fixed asset entries, records and analyses
Qualifications for accounting supervisor
  • Strong organizational skills, analytic skills, and keen eye to details
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing environment, while taking the initiative, staying organized, and maintaining excellent follow up, is required
  • Administer and manage daily finance operations as applicable to plant
  • Supervise and manage a team of 3-5 accountants, attracting, developing and retaining high
  • Develop a network of peers and local country controllership teams through effective communication
  • Communication - Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential

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