Accounting - Manager, Accounting

New Jersey, USA ● Virtual Req #125
Thursday, May 18, 2023

Job Summary

The Accounting Manager will be responsible for managing the monthly close process, financial reporting (internal/external), acting as the primary contact with our external auditors, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and overseeing a team of four staff accountants. The ideal candidate will have five plus years of relevant experience. CPA is a plus as is experience in NetSuite ERP system and these areas: fixed Asset accounting, lease accounting, derivative accounting, consolidations, and accounting research.

Principle Responsibilities/Key Results Areas

  • Manage the monthly close process including reviewing journal entries and account reconciliations and ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting.
  • Prepare full set of financial statements on a monthly basis for internal management reporting.
  • Serve as the primary audit contact and ensure that all audit requests are fulfilled on time and accurately.
  • Lead a team of four accountants: Direct, coordinate, and review deliverables of remote staff, that is primarily focused on booking transactions for the monthly accounting close and reconciling accounts. Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Ensure compliance and accounting principles and enforce proper accounting methods, policies, and principles.
  • Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions.
  • Assist with special requests as needed.

Requirements, Education, & Experience

  • Strong compute and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in accounting, with strong preference in the power / utilities / energy field 
  • Previous experience supervising accounting personnel. Demonstrated ability to mentor, coach, and provide direction to a team of employees
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, displaying the ability to connect and build relationships across the organization 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills 
  • Posses an agile work style; comfortable pivoting from employee to coach to team player
  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • CPA a plus as is experience in: NetSuite ERP, fixed assets, leases, derivatives, consolidations, accounting research, energy industry

Other details

  • Job Family Manager
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • New Jersey, USA
  • Virtual