Accounting Manager

Alpena, Michigan
POSTED January 13, 2023

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to: accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and taxes.
  • Recommend forecasting requirements, draft annual budgets, and project expenditures to prepare periodic statements and meet financial regulatory requirements.
  • Analyze general ledger variances and suggest corrective action for management’s approval to meet annual accounting financial objectives.
  • Develop action plans, audit operations, and propose efficiency improvements. Skilled accounting managers lead the accounting team to provide accurate, timely data and recommendations.
  • Ensure companies’ financial wellbeing by tracking revenue and expenses, consolidating and analyzing financial data, preparing special reports, maintaining internal controls and other best practices, and reporting activity to internal and external customers.
  • Recruit, hire, and supervise accounting staff. Also, conduct staff performance evaluations, coordinate training programs, and identify training needs. • Prepare financial statements, providing insights into the financial health of the company.
  • Complete all financial transactions for the month, quarter, or year to ensure financial statements accurately represent the reporting period.
  • Work with external auditors to ensure correct and timely closing and reporting at year-end.
  • Other duties as required to support the operations of the Company.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or another related field.
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience with a portion of it being in a supervisory role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities across all levels of an organization.
  • Strong leadership skills with a dedication to driving and achieving results.
  • Knowledge of employee relationship building and performance management techniques.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with other financial and ERP systems (Acumatica).

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