Accounting Team Lead Job Description

Accounting Team Lead Job Description

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Accounting team lead provides subject matter expertise on both local and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles to support the proper treatment for business transactions.

Accounting Team Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Review daily/monthly/quarterly fund investor allocations
Review management and performance fee calculations
Management and oversight of team members including coaching, mentoring, training and career development
Review of Project budget by checking its sufficiency and coordinate with respective Project Manager the adjustments and justifications for the changes made in their budget
Perform financial analysis on Project Cost and Revenue for US, Canadian, European and Australian projects
Reviews various cost accruals and Project Status Report for SOX compliance
Manages and supervise Projects Accounting and Controls team responsible for transactional functions on material transactions, budget updates, sales order upload, accruals, financing and debt draws
Reviews and approves account reconciliations in Trintech on time
Oversees SOX compliance both for Holdco and Projects Accounting controls
Strategic planning and decision-making on specific process improvements

Accounting Team Lead Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Accounting Team Lead

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPA, CFA, CIMA/CPA/CA, CMA

Education for Accounting Team Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounting team lead job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Communication, Management, Accountancy, MBA, Economics

Skills for Accounting Team Lead

Desired skills for accounting team lead include:

IFRS
Excel
Generally accepted accounting principles
MS Word
USGAAP
Accounting principles
Oracle Financials
Practices
Cognos data analytics and visualization
Hyperion Essbase

Desired experience for accounting team lead includes:

Works on initiatives to improve project accounting operations and document management process
Selects and hires employees for the group mentioned above
Experience in various accounting areas like General Acctg, Cost Acctg & Revenue Acctg
Willing to work in Sta
At least 3 years in a role relevant to General Accounting
Experience in Finance Shared Services for a Global Company a strong plus

Accounting Team Lead Examples

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Accounting Team Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an accounting team lead. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounting team lead
  • Perform and ultimately sign-off regular operational design- effectiveness tests and risk assessments in the respective area, drive issue resolution, risk mitigation and incident management
  • Up to 50% of responsibilities will related to Team Lead role
  • 50% of responsibilities will be related to tool development and programming
  • Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues
  • Provide day-to-day leadership and support to the SBS # General Ledger staff/team(s)
  • Provide day-to-day direction and support to SBS general ledger staff including proactive guidance, troubleshooting support, and issue escalation
  • Establish and define the financial closing schedule
  • Perform review of financial master data maintenance performance
  • Review period-close reports and ensure readiness for financial close
  • Verify and approve journal entries as appropriate
Qualifications for accounting team lead
  • Completed degree in higher education in Finance or Commerce (BA)
  • Master or postgraduate studies in Finance a strong plus
  • Charted Accountant qualifications a strong plus
  • Proficient in business English and advanced Italian language skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the domain of General Accounting and thorough understanding of financial accounting and reporting
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and handle different initiatives concurrently
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Accounting Team Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accounting team lead. 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 team lead
  • Support recruiting, staffing, training and onboarding processes as appropriate
  • Assist with performance management processes (e.g., goal setting, performance evaluation)
  • Oversee time management processes (e.g., time approval, scheduling)
  • Perform other supervisory responsibilities as appropriate
  • Coordinate and liaise closely with site and corporate finance operations management as appropriate
  • Identify reporting gaps and develop reports as needed
  • Complete general ledger staff responsibilities (as necessary and appropriate)
  • This position is responsible to interact and communicate with the respective business units in order to facilitate any special operating and/or reporting requirements
  • Team Lead is required to review monthly reconciliations for balance sheet and sudbledger intercompany accounts
  • Ensure the desk top procedures, process maps and templates are updated accordingly
Qualifications for accounting team lead
  • Working knowledge of SAP FI-CO
  • Ability to drive process improvement / efficiencies whilst ensuring compliance and service is maintained
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Financial Information Systems (completed)
  • Bacherlor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (completed)
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance, or related degree with at least 24 hours in accounting
  • 5 years’ general ledger or audit experience
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Accounting Team Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an accounting team lead. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for accounting team lead
  • Team Lead is required to act as a liaison between ICO, IT, business units and Management to make sure any changes in the processes related to process improvement, company organizational changes or system encasements are appropriately aligned
  • Manage ICO projects to ensure team meets deadlines for deliverables related to ICO processes
  • Coordinate training of the team members, prepare training materials as necessary
  • Perform coaching and counseling to ensure the employees are perform according to expectations and company standards
  • Submit month end accruals/adjustments to the shared service team
  • DSO
  • Provides complex and occasionally highly complex financial analysis for a cost of sales lines with regards to purchase price variance, enterprise standard cost variance, excess & obsolescence
  • Prepares, reviews, and verifies the accuracy of journal entries and accounting classifications assigned to various records, account reconciliations and analyses
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly or annual government statutory reports
  • Assist in preparation of audit work papers for quarter-end and/or year-end for internal and external audit
Qualifications for accounting team lead
  • Proficiency with a major ERP accounting software (e.g., SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft)
  • Leadership skills including the distribution of work, development of employees, and performance management of a team of employees (6-10)
  • Experience in managing a timely and quality general ledger close and quickly being able to recognize material items that require resolution or escalation with the OPCO CFO or management team
  • Proficient in business English and advanced German language skills
  • BA/BS Degree in Business, with emphasis in Accounting or Finance
  • 7-9 years experience in General Ledger, Intercompany experience is a plus
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Accounting Team Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an accounting team lead. 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 team lead
  • Lead special projects and initiate process improvements for the team
  • Other general accounting duties or supervision of duties as assigned
  • Ensures timely and accurate processing of payments to suppliers and employees
  • Performs ad hoc analysis on accounts and generates reports
  • Ensures excellent customer service is delivered to internal customers and suppliers
  • Participates in the development, testing, and implementation of accounting systems and process enhancements
  • Reviews internal controls for efficiency
  • Setting standards of excellence in Corporate Accounting's GL work products
  • Managing aspects of the monthly close
  • Conducting and probing account analyses and reconciliations
Qualifications for accounting team lead
  • Knowledge of Polish local statutory and tax
  • Completed degree in economics or accounting
  • Proficient in English and Russian
  • SAP and Basware Program experience is beneficial
  • Strong experience in Accounting System
  • Strong experience in Accounting System preferably Oracle
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Accounting Team Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an accounting team lead. 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 team lead
  • Supporting development of accounting policies and providing accounting guidance to key stakeholders
  • Shaping processes and leading the development of associated procedural documentation
  • Executing ad hoc projects and initiatives that support the goals of excellency in the Corporate Accounting team
  • Set standards of excellence in Corporate Accounting's General Ledger work products and provide necessary training, and hold staff accountable for adherence
  • Responsible for training new employees and participating in the hiring process for new staff members
  • Be available as a resource assisting in problem resolution, answering staff questions, and provide coverage support as needed
  • Continually assess the effectiveness of established procedures
  • Assist in maintaining policies and procedures and ensure all assigned responsibilities are performed in an efficient manner meeting established timeliness and quality standards on a day-to-day basis
  • Assist in the completion of projects related to new initiatives
  • Establish and meet deadlines, provide consistent feedback to management on the status of deliverables, summary of action taken and planned next steps to effectively reach the stated goal of the project
Qualifications for accounting team lead
  • Knowledge and experience in Fixed Assets systems
  • 7+ years’ related Controller and/or Accounting managerial experience
  • Solid communication and interperonal skills
  • Support the RTR Accounting Specialists in the review of career development activities
  • Graduate of BS Accountancy, preferably CPA
  • At least 3 years experience in Accounting in a multi-national environment

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