Accounting Manager

213961 | Contract

This consultant is an Accounting Manager who is a disciplined leader with extensive knowledge of financial principles, business operations and people management. Possesses a demonstrated ability to think strategically in analyzing existing operations, developing strategies for process improvements and implementing effective systems, resulting in increased profitability. Proven track record as a collaborative, proactive and engaging coach with excellent problem-solving skills and strong communication from years of hiring, training, coaching and mentoring various-sized accounting teams. Software experience includes QuickBooks, advanced Excel, JDE, SAP and Oracle.
• Responsible for managing the accounting process and teams through the month-end close, reconciliations, and preparing financial reporting and analysis
• Prepared all data for year-end audit and serve as the liaison to all internal and external auditors, compiling data and answering questions
• Revamped AP process to reduce total aged balances; reduced aging from 70+ pages to 12 pages by contacting each vendor, confirming what was owed and researching variances before making payment
• Led the staff to fully functionalize existing JDE enterprise systems integrating financial modules with AP, purchasing, manufacturing and reporting modules
• Improved month-end close from 45 days to 15 days

Skills: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, ACCPAC, AS400, Billing, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Applications, Consolidations, Deductions, Essbase, Excel - Advanced, Excel - Intermediate, Expenses, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, FRx, GAAP, General Ledger, Hyperion, Inventory, J.D. Edwards, Lawson, Management Experience, Microsoft Office, Month End Close, Oracle, Payroll Processing, PeopleSoft, Plex, Online Project Accounting, Purchasing, Revenue, SAP
Skills: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, ACCPAC, AS400, Billing, Budgeting & Forecasting, Cash Applications, Consolidations, Deductions, Essbase, Excel - Advanced, Excel - Intermediate, Expenses, Financial Analysis, Financial Reporting, FRx, GAAP, General Ledger, Hyperion, Inventory, J.D. Edwards, Lawson, Management Experience, Microsoft Office, Month End Close, Oracle, Payroll Processing, PeopleSoft, Plex, Online Project Accounting, Purchasing, Revenue, SAP