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Accounting Manager

Job ID
2018-2392
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
US-NJ-Fairfield

Overview

Job Title: Accounting Manager

Department: Accounting

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Code: Manager

Agency: Synergy Professional Associates, Inc.

 

Summary: Leadership position responsible for managing the unit accounting operations including, agency and direct bill production and related accounts receivable and producer commission expense, company and vendor payables and other general ledger accounts specifically assigned. Responsible for ensuring transactions are processed in a timely manner in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Responsible for responding to internal and external customer information requests in a timely and appropriate manner, ensuring customer satisfaction. Responsible for proactive communication and the identification and elimination of non-value added activities that improve the efficiency of the department.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Supervises and trains accounting specialists and accounting assistants, ensuring transactions are processed in a timely manner in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

 

Ensures all non-corporate related accounting entries are completed by the second business day subsequent month end and consolidated financial statements are issued by the fifth business day subsequent month end.  

 

Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the monthly financial statements, including (1) the reconciliation of subsidiary ledgers or account support documents to the general ledger (2) the identification and explanation of actual vs. budget revenue or expense fluctuations (3) the preparation and accuracy of various financial management related reports.

 

Maintains the Agency management system from an accounting perspective.  

 

Manages accounts receivable and ensures the accounts receivable policy is properly enforced.

 

Responsible for proactive communication and the identification and elimination of non-value added activities that improve the efficiency of the department. Responds to internal and external customer information requests in a timely and appropriate manner, ensuring customer satisfaction.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                                

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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 the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                               

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university preferred; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

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 frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. 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.

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