Senior Manager, Accounting Job Description

Senior Manager, Accounting Job Description

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Senior manager, accounting provides technical accounting guidance to Linde’s global finance organization on matters concerning US GAAP, IFRS and SEC reporting requirements, including accounting for areas such as: pensions, leasing, revenue recognition, accounting for business combinations, consolidation, derivatives and financial instruments, and valuation matters.

Senior Manager, Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Consult, work with, and service clients to make recommendations on business/process improvement and serving as a business advisor to clients
Manage Forensic Accounting assignments and investigations from planning stages till the conclusion
Preparation and analysing consolidated fraud reports and statistics
Develop investigation guidelines
Assessment and implementation of Anti-Fraud Framework
Supervise and manage staff members on various assignments
Monitor and evaluate multiple or complex projects regularly to check how they are proceeding against deadlines and budget
Analyze business segments on a monthly basis
Prepare financial statements and support schedules according to month-end close schedule, ensuring completeness and accuracy of adjustments and accruals
Perform analytical review of financial results and understand factors driving variances

Senior Manager, Accounting Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Senior Manager, Accounting

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Education for Senior Manager, Accounting

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Employers hiring for the senior manager, accounting 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 Senior Manager, Accounting

Desired skills for senior manager, accounting include:

Accounting/audit practices
Procedures and reporting standards
SEC reporting and U.S. GAAP
Tier 1 accounting packages
US GAAP
Accounting principles
IFRS
Microsoft Office
GAAP

Desired experience for senior manager, accounting includes:

Strong accounting background from any industry
Extremely high level of integrity
Able to work by objectives and under pressure
PC, printer, fax
Minimum 5 to 9 years of relevant business experience
ACA/ ACCA or CPA Qualification

Senior Manager, Accounting Examples

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Senior Manager, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior manager, accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior manager, accounting
  • Implement an a system of policies to support the Company’s growth strategies
  • Daily trade reporting
  • Working closely with the Front Office on dividend models
  • Reviewing Form N-SAR, N-CSR and NQs prepared by the Fund Administrator
  • Reviewing minutes prepared by the fund administrator and legal team
  • Compiling data for annual proxy
  • Reviewing excise tax calculations
  • Calculating the year-end special dividend
  • Preparing data for investor calls
  • Reviewing legal agreements for the credit facilities
Qualifications for senior manager, accounting
  • Experience with HFM, JDE or similar ERP and data extract, analysis and reporting tools
  • Strong operational finance skills
  • Hyperion HFM preferred
  • BA / BS in Business, Accounting, or Finance
  • Technical proficiency with corporate financial/enterprise software packages
  • MBA or University degree in related discipline with professional accounting qualification (such as qualified Accountant, ACCA, HKICPA or equivalent)
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Senior Manager, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior manager, accounting. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior manager, accounting
  • Research international accounting guidance, assess ASC 830 requirements and develop policies and procedures that are aligned to GAAP guidance
  • Review tax basis and GAAP compilation reports bookkeeping work product prepared by staff
  • Proactive accounting representation on projects
  • Overall responsibility for providing timely, accurate, and comprehensive accounting, reconciliation, and reporting relating to FP&A accruals, cash, prepaids, deferred rent, leases, allocations, reclassifications
  • Maintain ownership of the Assurenet/Cadency account reconciliation software
  • Maintain a great working relationship with all business partners
  • Field technical accounting queries from audit firms and external audit requests from agencies third party payors
  • Drive accounting function through continuous improvement to ensure quality control over financial reporting processes, procedures and operational transaction streams
  • Prepare high-quality, accurate, timely monthly financial statements and management reports for senior management
  • Proactively identify, assess, and implement preventative controls and process improvements, specifically around the closing and revenue cycle processes
Qualifications for senior manager, accounting
  • 3+ years experience with monitoring standard-setting organizations (FASB, EITF, IASB)
  • Capability to think strategically and operate effectively with management
  • Ability to inspire and coach team members for career development
  • Capacity to work in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Ability to influence at all levels of an organization and build consensus with cross-functional teams
  • Aptitude to manage competing priorities, working in team environments or independently
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Senior Manager, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior manager, accounting. 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 senior manager, accounting
  • Participate in acquisition due diligence
  • Provide SEC reporting assistance with regards to equity accounting and stock plans, annual goodwill impairment analysis, acquisition disclosures
  • Provide technical accounting expertise and leadership to the finance and business organizations on the consequences of accounting issues impacting our business
  • Consult with business partners regularly to ensure awareness of significant transactions and potential accounting impact
  • Assist in structuring transactions to optimize operational and accounting consequences
  • Assess issues, the impact of complex technical accounting matters and manage to conclusion
  • Lead the assessment, implementation and compliance with new and proposed accounting and reporting standards
  • Present and assist with accounting issues and finance projects for the executive team
  • Provide technical accounting support within finance transformation work program and other system enhancements
  • Provide technical accounting training to broader finance team and business partners
Qualifications for senior manager, accounting
  • 10+ years' experience managing accounting/finance teams
  • Sound excel skill and knowledge in SAP will be advantageous
  • Pre-IPO experience preferred
  • Manages highly confidential information thoughtfully and discretely
  • Experience with large company ERP’s (Oracle, SAP)
  • Ability to make accurate, independent decisions based on data provided
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Senior Manager, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a senior manager, accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior manager, accounting
  • Preparing GAAP financial statement for the Fund(s) on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Represent and serve as global Revenue Operations liaison to various internal functional teams
  • Working individually and as part of a team to prepare monthly reporting packs and other management information
  • Manages all activities related to lease accounting including
  • Manages activities related to franchise revenue billing including
  • Within area of responsibility, oversees maintenance of ongoing SOX 404 documentation and ensures Company compliance
  • Provides input and expertise in the development of new systems, procedures, controls and accounting pronouncements
  • Purchase accounting for LSG acquisitions and integration into our accounting and reporting structure and processes
  • Consolidations of 200+ ledgers into Hyperion Financial Management (HFM)
  • Monthly closing of the Group accounting ledgers in accordance with the financial close schedule
Qualifications for senior manager, accounting
  • Strong proficiency using Excel spreadsheets and other data analysis techniques
  • 7 to 10 years of broad general ledger accounting or corporate reporting experience
  • Experience with SAP or similar general ledger applications
  • Strong Excel & Word skills required
  • Experience with HFM preferred
  • Knowledge of Lawson financial systems
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Senior Manager, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a senior manager, accounting. 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 senior manager, accounting
  • Providing tax estimates to all the firm's investment personnel with respect to their interests in the firm's entities in order to facilitate timely estimated tax payments
  • Ensuring that all tax filings are completed on a timely basis
  • Posting all outside investor’s K-1s to secure online data room
  • Prepare, review and approve journal entries for all designated entities
  • Prepare, review and approve balance sheet reconciliations for all designated entities
  • Analyze and document balance sheet account balances by legal entity on a monthly basis
  • Analyze General and administrative expenses by legal entity on a monthly basis, which includes providing variance analysis
  • Assist in the quarterly tax provision process
  • Record quarterly tax provisions and perform reconciliations of recorded tax balances
  • Prepare supporting schedules and generate trial balances for other Finance departments including Head Office supplemental reporting
Qualifications for senior manager, accounting
  • Ability to make sound and timely business judgments consistent with company objectives
  • Managed the month-end accounting close for a private or public company (public preferred)
  • Ability to independently resolve complex problems where analysis requires the in-depth evaluation of numerous factors
  • Ability to exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation of criterion for obtaining results
  • Professional Accounting qualification, like CICPA, AICPA, ACCA
  • Strong and empathetic leader who energizes their team members and ensures ambitious goals are set and achieved

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