Accounting Manager, Financial Services

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Location
Beaumont, TX
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Nov 07, 2017
Job ID
2539415
Accounting Manager, Financial Services - Beaumont, Texas

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related business area. At least five years experience in accounting. Ability to operate business office equipment, i.e. adding machine, copier, and a demonstrated competence in computer software (all Microsoft Office products, accounting packages, and database programs).
                     
LANGUAGE SKILLS


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions  from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
 
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
 
REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
 
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must have a current valid Texas Driver’s License and must attend the Safe Environment Training and earn a certificate. Must be a certified Notary Public for the state of Texas.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb stairs.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for supervising three accounting staff members.  Responsibilities will also include assisting with interviewing/hiring process, training employees and planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Requirements will include:
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principals (GAAP)  and fund accounting including internal controls
  • Assure internal controls are followed and evaluate effectiveness
  • Maintain confidentiality of all materials
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer software related issues
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation, proof of financial responsibility, must provide a copy of their valid Driver’s license and proof of personal automobile insurance
  • Assist management/administration in all other related duties and special projects as assigned and directed
  • Maintain calendar listing meetings, appointments, workshops, seminars, conferences, etc.
  • Serves as a Notary Public for Financial Services.
  • Other related duties as assigned by the Chief Financial Officer
 
Central Administrative Offices
  • Supervise billing, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and accounting
  • Review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and financial statements, including journal entries and reconciliations. Monitor general ledgers for all funds.
  • Review and approve all accounts receivable reports
  • Follow up on delinquent receivables
  • Assure internal controls are followed and evaluate effectiveness
  • Management of a large payroll with related IRS reporting requirements
  • Approve all payroll disbursements
  • Approve all accounts payable disbursements
  • Assist in preparing the annual budgets. Monitor actual monthly performance to the budget, keeping the Chief Financial Officer informed of the financial position
  • Assist Chief Financial Officer with all annual audits
  • Monitor all financial transactions
 
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Supervise billing, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and accounting
  • Review monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and financial statements, including journal entries and reconciliations. Monitor general ledgers for all funds.
  • Approve all accounts receivable reports
  • Follow up on delinquent receivables
  • Assure internal controls are followed and evaluate effectiveness
  • Management of a large payroll with related IRS reporting requirements
  • Approve all payroll disbursements
  • Approve all accounts payable disbursements
  • Assist in preparing the annual budgets. Monitor actual monthly performance to the budget, keeping the Chief Financial Officer and President informed of the financial position
  • Assist Chief Financial Officer with all annual audits
  • Monitor all financial transaction
  • Assist bookkeepers with all aspects of accounting procedures and practices (including but not limited to account coding, general payroll issues, etc.)
  • Review the compiled data for the annual Financial Report
  • Review prepared combined budgets annually
  • Review prepared combined financial reports 
  • Review quarterly and annual reports and financial statements including journal entries and reconciliation
  • Monitor general ledgers for all funds