Finance & Accounting Manager Job Description

Finance & Accounting Manager Job Description

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Finance & accounting manager provides technical accounting guidance to ensure all companies’ controlling and financial accounting functions comply with IFRS and the VW Accounting Handbook and accounting processes in critical areas are appropriately and adequately supported and documented.

Finance & Accounting Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Develop, implement and maintain project accounting systems to ensure accurate cost accounting and reporting in line with US GAAP and internal policies and procedures
Monitor the activities of accounting standard setting bodies , SEC, FASB, IASB, AICPA, and EITF and prepare operational/financial impact assessments of proposed and adopted accounting/SEC standards
Work closely with the Corporate Accounting department to clear technical matters, report quarterly accounting updates, prepare representation letters
Support the finance and treasury teams with accounting practices and cash flow tasks
Oversee the general accounting team by owning and managing the month and quarter-end close process for our Retail, Wholesale and Ecommerce business for each country in which we operate
Research and determine the appropriate accounting treatment for technical matters
Support the finance and treasury teams with accounting practices and cash flow tasks, including review of cash flows
Provide technical U.S. GAAP expertise and guidance to the organization keeping abreast of new and updated accounting pronouncements
Update and coordinate feedback from others within the organization related to Finance and Accounting policies
Begin implementation of new U.S. GAAP accounting pronouncements related to Revenue Recognition and Leases

Finance & Accounting Manager Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Finance & Accounting Manager

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Education for Finance & Accounting Manager

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Employers hiring for the finance & accounting 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, Management, Business, Directing, Business/Administration, Leadership, MBA, Economics

Skills for Finance & Accounting Manager

Desired skills for finance & accounting manager include:

Excel
Gross Revenue Report
IFRS
Job-relevant issues
Processes
Products
Return check procedures
Systems
Accounting
Accounting practices and theories

Desired experience for finance & accounting manager includes:

Experience operating in an international environment preferred
Is flexible and shows adaptability
An independent self-starter with the ability to get things done
This includes at least 3 busy seasons in external audit with a Big 4 or large CPA firm
Strong computer desktop skills required
Ability to learn quickly, make an immediate impact, and provide value-added service

Finance & Accounting Manager Examples

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Finance & Accounting Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a finance & accounting manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for finance & accounting manager
  • Manage the Purchase Accounting implementation to the company's opening balance sheet
  • Lead complex special projects related to new processes, issues or changes in structure
  • Oversees direct reports
  • Partner with our outsourcing partners to support management of T&E, AP, A/R, and other transactional processing
  • Manage the teams performance and development opportunities
  • Liaise, plan, report and negotiate with internal functions within the company, such as legal involvement (working with legal to open new entities)
  • Vibrant / high tech start up vibe in the office
  • After a successful 90 days of getting oriented to your new job, you can work from home sometimes
  • Flexible work hours and a casual work environment
  • Working autonomously and interdependently at the same
Qualifications for finance & accounting manager
  • Able to build constructive relationships with internal and external parties
  • Ability to direct, supervise and motivate people
  • Ability to interact, effectively present information and respond to questions from stakeholders
  • Strong follow-up investigation skills to find discrepancies in reconciliations and make necessary changes to the general ledger
  • Ability to manage effectively in a team environment, coordinating multiple tasks in parallel, many times with conflicting priorities and tight deadlines
  • University degree, or equivalent education and experience, and 3+ years of related job experience and prior supervisory experience
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Finance & Accounting Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a finance & accounting 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 finance & accounting manager
  • Manage the compilation of the ABL debt covenants and monitor compliance
  • Manage the relationship and lead the coordination of the external auditor's site visits and address findings as they arise
  • Assist in the implementation of a standalone Financial Shared Service Center that is expected to go live in Q1 2017 while ensuring SOX compliance is adhered to
  • Drive process improvement and efficiencies within the team
  • Provide ad hoc support to others as projects arise within the Finance Organization
  • Prepare all regulatory reports in an accurate and timely manner OSFI monthly balance sheet and quarterly P&L filings for the Trust Company and foreign owned Canada Branch, Statistics Canada reporting
  • Seek opportunities for automation, efficiency, reduce human intervention, and improved controls
  • Ensure consistency between returns and account mappings
  • Research, integrate and ensure compliance with new OSFI requirements as they emerge
  • Update policies and procedures for changes in reporting
Qualifications for finance & accounting manager
  • Experience with SAP material and financial modules desired
  • Manage monthly and annual filing of HST returns and support annual tax return filing
  • Audit experience an asset
  • Strong attention to detail, meticulous, organized and precise
  • Ability to take initiative and seeks to understand the business and issues/challenges that arise
  • Highly energized team player with an ability to operate effectively in a complex, multi-national matrix organization
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Finance & Accounting Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of finance & accounting 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 finance & accounting manager
  • Upload monthly FX rates into ERPs
  • Run revaluations for foreign currency monetary assets and liabilities across supported entities
  • Prepare monthly analysis of FX postings
  • Analyze financial information supplied by various operating departments for accuracy
  • Management of staff – hiring, developing, coaching, training, resource allocation
  • Oversee the research of complex GAAP issues escalated from the staff
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 legislation corporate and regional policies and procedures
  • Actively managing relationships with external advisors, including but not limited to auditors, consultants and service providers
  • Proactively participating in supporting current and future business launch initiatives and other projects
  • Proactively participating in supporting current and future business launch initiatives and other projects related to the Italian business and operations
Qualifications for finance & accounting manager
  • Opportunity to look at internal controls and procedures and standards
  • Demonstrated SEC and GAAP knowledge
  • Key involvement and accountability for project to centralise a number of management accounting activities in the UK
  • Manages relationship with offshore finance team during centralisation to ensure no issues arise through the application of new processes
  • Ownership of month end close for all centralised accounting activities, including review of key balance sheet reconciliations prepared by offshore team
  • Reviews VAT computations prepared by UK Controllership team and supports the business on all VAT queries
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a finance & accounting manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for finance & accounting manager
  • Monthly generation of MIS reports including divisional cost / performance reports for both the organizations
  • Interacting with HR /admin and other operating teams on a day to day basis and ensure smooth flow of financial operations
  • Banking and bank transactions including estimation of funding requirements and organizing the same
  • Payroll processing in tandem with the HR team and the outsourced service provide
  • Processing of all payments including employee payments in accordance with the laid out rules
  • Good knowledge of the STPI and customs formalities
  • Ensure proper processing of all statutory payments without delays
  • Good knowledge of the TDS procedures
  • Good knowledge of the personal income tax rules to assist the employees from time to time
  • Interaction with the statutory auditors for closing of accounts and ensure that the accounts are closed on time
Qualifications for finance & accounting manager
  • Provides assistance with the monthly reporting process, including the ensuring the timely submission of all UK deliverables to EMEA
  • Assists with the preparation of the statutory accounts to ensure completion in line with Group deadline
  • Key contact for Internal and External audit
  • Supports the FC to improve the financial control environment in the UK, including involvement in a number of ongoing and new projects
  • Generous company pension
  • Family Private Medical Cover
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Finance & Accounting Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a finance & accounting 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 finance & accounting manager
  • Working closely with the accounting and finance teams to evaluate monthly results
  • Coordinating with operations and accounting teams in Europe, Asia and other locations and collaborating directly to ensure strong communication, reporting, and best practices are identified, implemented and followed
  • Actively engage with the business and technology teams on new business launches and initiatives, significant IT projects and process changes, to drive accounting and control requirements and testing
  • Lead initiatives for our video and music offerings to eliminate manual processes and improve automated financial reporting
  • Serve as the functional expert for cross-border accounting considerations associated with new multi-territory business initiatives
  • On an ad-hoc basis, provide support to other accounting team members for complicated or urgent initiatives
  • Coach, mentor and develop other accounting team members
  • Advise Accounting dept of issues, necessary accruals
  • Interaction with the parent company in the USA and appropriate reporting
  • Secretarial work for the entity as required by the India statute
Qualifications for finance & accounting manager
  • Extensive practical accounting experience
  • Graduate degree and internationally recognised finance/accounting qualification
  • GymFlex
  • Plus many more
  • Activities of the intercompany team are overseen and staff are managed and developed to maintain high levels of morale, motivation and productivity
  • Intercompany imbalances are identified and resolved in accordance with the group reporting timetable and thresholds

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