Supervisor, Accounting Job Description

Supervisor, Accounting Job Description

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Supervisor, accounting provides technical guidance and expertise on highly complex accounting issues, interpreting and adhering to CAT accounting practices and procedures, etc.

Supervisor, Accounting Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Coordination with finance department personnel in estimating Networks monthly revenue and related adjustments
Reviews State Tax Schedules (eg, Washington, Alabama, Georgia) using data gathered from COSMOS and information provided by the NY Finance team for submission to WBEI’s Tax dept
Identifies Pay Television, Cable & Broadcast Network revenue accruals for monthly/quarterly financial statement closes and provides variance explanations to the Finance and By-Title Reporting groups for closes, budgets and forecasts
Ensure reconciliations are completed timely and accurately in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and internal accounting policy
Ensure PC investment related data reflected in the financial statements is in accordance with U.S. GAAP (FSP 115, FSP 157 ) and ensure the timely and accurate recording of all investment related transactions in the investment accounting systems
Provide support for the external reporting process, GAAP, STAT and Fed Reporting
Support PC Business Unit and participate in the Finance Transformation initiatives geared toward the investment process
Directs and/or manages the activities of specialized functional areas of accounting in accordance to accounting principles, practices and procedures
Develop and maintain expertise in the Company’s North American sales incentive compensation programs and related transactional and reporting systems for sales orders, contra-sales and sales compensation matters
Provide daily leadership and coaching to the AP department

Supervisor, Accounting Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Supervisor, Accounting

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

Education for Supervisor, Accounting

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the supervisor, 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, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Management, Computer, Economics, MBA, Communication

Skills for Supervisor, Accounting

Desired skills for supervisor, accounting include:

Accounting standards
Practices and procedures
GAAP
Accounting principles and practices
Finance
US GAAP
Accounting and cost control principles
Department procedures
International accounting and banking practices
Systems and critical issues

Desired experience for supervisor, accounting includes:

Act as central point of contact for clients
Assist Operations Manager in allocation of work to staff, workflow processes and improvements
Assist staff with their work as need arises and prepare more complex deliverables
Support the conversion of any new clients and existing migrations
Liaise with multiple external parties (auditors, legal counsel, investors)
Review Quarterly/Monthly reports and working papers

Supervisor, Accounting Examples

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Supervisor, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a supervisor, 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 supervisor, accounting
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Controller and CFO
  • Prepares special projects as needed
  • Prepares all sales & use or other similar state tax filings
  • Administers the company Procurement Card program and Corporate Travel & Entertainment Card program
  • Makes recommendations for process improvement for the Accounts Payable (AP) and Accounts Receivable (AR) and related areas
  • Assists the Treasury Management via preparation of cash forecast
  • Maintenance of all written documentation related to all Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable activities
  • Comply with state and federal law safety regulations in addition to Oberg safety and security procedures
  • Adhere to company policies and state and federal laws and regulations relating to employment, including promoting a workplace free of discrimination and harassment
  • Month end duties include reconciling AP and AR detail to General Ledger and preparing AP and AR related analytics and management reports
Qualifications for supervisor, accounting
  • Must be able to organize work and prioritize tasks
  • Must exhibit basic problem solving skills
  • Must be able to communicate through written, verbal, or other means of communication
  • Ensure accurate reporting of all manufacturing accounting activities
  • SOX compliance coordinator and project lead, including managing timeline for implementation and compliance and directing departments when necessary
  • Ensures accurate recording of all Accounts Payable transactions
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Supervisor, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a supervisor, 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 supervisor, accounting
  • Define and develop efficient and effective accounting and internal control processes, including development of requirements, projects plans, status reports
  • Communicate and coordinate with clients, vendors, bankers, insurance brokers, attorneys as appropriate
  • Oversee annual financial statement audits
  • Review bank and account reconciliations and daily transactions
  • Act as a liaison with internal and external Human Resources and payroll teams as needed
  • Oversee monthly financials and General Ledger close
  • Reviews and updates billing and licensee fee information for Cable & Broadcast Networks and Pay Television contracts that are interfaced to COSMOS, A/R subsystem, from the Sales Planning & Inventory and Contract Administration source system, upDoc
  • Oversees Financial Analyst to facilitate their understanding and increased knowledge of the distribution business
  • Reviews 3rd party estimated sales reports prepared by the Financial Analyst in order to verify that all existing and pending sales are accurately reflected and identified, inclusive of syndication cash and barter ad sales
  • Manage the financial audits, coordinating the preparation of PBCs
Qualifications for supervisor, accounting
  • Complete the month-end close for all departments
  • Handle insurance and trust accounts
  • Conduct financial reporting and forecasting
  • Work with management on the budget process
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information and reports
  • Produce the monthly IFRS package efficiently and on a timely basis
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Supervisor, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of supervisor, 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 supervisor, accounting
  • Reconciling all discrepancies
  • Annual budget planning
  • Supervise bookkeepers and junior accountants in the cash management process for high net-worth clients’ multiple business entities
  • Record or review journal entries for investment activity, payroll and other complex transactions
  • Submit weekly and monthly review of general ledger to ensure accuracy and consistency in coding of accounts payable, payroll, investment activity
  • Prepare, review and analyze monthly and annual financial statements
  • Define and develop efficient and effective accounting and internal control processes
  • Communicate and coordinate with clients, vendors, bankers, insurance brokers, and attorneys as appropriate
  • Supervising a large billing team
  • Handling account analysis for client accounts
Qualifications for supervisor, accounting
  • 5+ years of experience in Public Accounting/ Publically Traded Company
  • Maintaining contact with the company's Temp Healthcare Division
  • Assisting the Collections Department, as needed
  • Going on client visits, as needed
  • Public Accounting Experience (Big 4 highly desired)
  • 5 - 7 plus years’ experience in the accounting field
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Supervisor, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a supervisor, accounting. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for supervisor, accounting
  • Simplify, standardize and centralize accounting functions into a shared services environment
  • Responsible for overall balance sheet integrity, compliance with internal control policies and
  • Manage and oversee all aspects of the contract payroll process
  • Plan and coordinate the timely and accurate preparation of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports required by the government the corporate office
  • Supervise all accounts payable processes and personnel
  • Track open payables to monitor what is to be paid and when
  • Review accounts receivable billing for the project
  • Work directly with the customer to establish proper procedures for invoice submittals (paper & electronic) and discrepancy resolution
  • Create all Job Cost Codes and Job Cost Reports
  • Train Staff Accountant and review work performed
Qualifications for supervisor, accounting
  • Understanding of and proficient in Microsoft Excel is required, and experience with Yardi is preferred
  • Experience with complex SAP is a major plus
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (EXCEL, Office, Word, Access)
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Advanced Level Excel, which includes pivot tables, v/h-lookup, sum-if, if-then statements )
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics SL Preferred
  • Task oriented, be a good time planner and willing to take pressure
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Supervisor, Accounting Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of supervisor, 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 supervisor, accounting
  • Ensures an accurate and timely monthly close so that all financial reporting deadlines and control policies are met
  • Ensures timely execution and completion of ad-hoc projects
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine accounting transactions
  • Proactively performs ad-hoc account analyses and raises issues on a timely basis
  • Identifies and assists in the resolution of operational accounting issues through regular and special analysis to ensure proper accounting
  • Assists in the identification, research and resolution of technical accounting issues
  • Liaises with other departments to discuss accounting transactions
  • Researches and prepares analyses for management inquiries
  • Applies accounting judgment when reviewing journal entries, reconciliations, contracts, new accounting pronouncements, and account analyses
  • Reviews/prepares supporting documentation and account analyses for internal and external audits
Qualifications for supervisor, accounting
  • Should be willing to accept additional assignments and assist other team members as necessary
  • Communicate clearly, both written and verbal, at all level of the organization
  • Be prepared to work overtime to meet assigned deadlines
  • 4 - 7 years of experience in in Accounting activities with special focus on close process
  • Experience working with international clients from US or Canada (desirable)
  • Shared Service Center experience (desirable)

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