ACCOUNTING MANAGER

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Location
West Monroe, Louisiana
Industry
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 70,000 - US$ 85,000 per year, $70k - 85k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_17910
Contact
Brittany or Nancy, Spherion
Phone
318-340-0005
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Job Description

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Manage month end close, including completion of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and variance analysis
-Ensure timely and accurate recording of transactions in accordance with GAAP and Truck Hero accounting policies
-Prepare monthly and quarterly financial statements and reports
-Preparation and/or review of reconciliations for various general ledger accounts; ensure all accounts are appropriately reconciled
-Lead continuing efforts to accelerate the close process, automation projects and process improvement initiatives
-Work cross-functionally with other groups to foresee potential accounting issues and recommend practical solutions associated with business transactions
-Maintain and strengthen internal controls over accounting processed and financial reporting;
-Identify, interpret, and analyze potential accounting risks and issues
-Support the external audit and other requests from corporate
-Manage the accounts receivable, accounts payable and other employees that support accounting functions
-Ability to analyze disparate financial information and translate into meaningful business terms
-Ensure that the Accounting Department is utilizing NetSuite to its fullest potential. Involved in validating/designing suggested changes to ensure accounting requirements continue to be met and to assist with automation
-Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Working hours: FLEXIBLE

Skills:
REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:

-Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting from an accredited institution, Master's degree in Finance or Accounting a plus.
-Minimum 5+ years of Finance or Accounting experience; manufacturing environment a plus.
-Superior analytical, written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
-Must be action oriented, organized, and possess strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively across all levels of management
-Knowledge of Sage ERP system or other similar operating systems.
-Advance skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Hyperion and other data management systems.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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