The Staff Accountant position reports to the President and makes decisions using a tactical, business and financial headset. They will support all aspects of business financial daily planning, monitoring and reporting functions. The focus will be on the daily inputs and analysis financial. Must be able to advise the President and the senior leadership team in progress against plan relative to strategic objectives and measures. The Accounting Manager engages in financial analysis in such areas as forecasting, budgeting, cost reduction analysis and collaborates with accounts receivables and payables.

Responsibilities 

  • Collaborates with the president that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and capital investment requirements

  • Conduit between President and accounting firm

  • Reports on variances from budget with business rationale

  • Direct and oversee all financial and accounting system controls and standards and ensure timely financial and statistical reporting for management

  • Work with President to develop and consult on financial goal planning and development of key performance metrics

  • Preparation of all accounting functions e.g., budget planning and adherence, operational, financial audits, support tax preparation etc

  • Confers with department heads to facilitate budget adherence and financial goals

  • Evaluate ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company

  • Review key financial indicators and report on key issues to the president

  • Engage in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement

  • Interpret the company's financial results to the president and recommend improvement activities

  • Review company bottlenecks and recommend changes to improve the overall level of company throughput

  • Assist in compilation of key business metrics and report on them to management

  • Identify and oversee companywide internal control process and measures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 5-7 years of experience with accounting responsibilities

  • CPA a plus, but not required

  • Prior experience with credit/debit financial management

  • Strong acumen managing a general ledger

  • Ability to identify business impacts using strong financial analysis

  • Able to translate business strategy into the general ledger

  • Experience with financial monthly closings