Month-End Closing: Assist with the monthly financial close by preparing account reconciliations, recording journal entries and maintaining accurate supporting documentation. Reporting: Analyze period over period fluctuations and provide insightful commentary of key business drivers; respond timely to inquiries through research and analysis Audits: Support external audit requirements related to specific areas of responsibility. Strategy: Analyze business operations and data, and present actionable process improvements. You collaborate with other departments, such as operations, procurement, and marketing, to find savings and identify solutions that will allow us to scale rapidly. Projects: Identify quick wins and work on longer-term projects. Supervise, direct and monitor the workload and activities of junior accounting team and and that discrepancies are promptly reported and resolved. Demonstrate appropriate judgment, knowledge, skills and acumen to professionally and productively supervise and lead accounting staff and executives at all levels. Plan, assign, and review staff’s work Support month-end and year-end close process Respond to ad-hoc requests and internal and external audit requirements.
Proven experience as an accounting supervising small to mid-size staff Thorough knowledge of basic accounting procedures In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) Awareness of business trends Familiarity with financial accounting statements Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process Hands-on experience with accounting software packages and QuickBooks. Workday a PLUS Advanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tables Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant