Accounting Manager

272613 | Contract

This highly motivated Accounting Manager has extensive experience in the area of general accounting. Recent experience includes managing the general ledger and balance sheet, account reconciliations, cash, financial analysis, corporate reporting and preparing financial statements.

Additional qualifications include:

  • Managed the monthly close, reviewed all journal entries and account reconciliations and oversaw the fixed asset, sales & use tax, property tax and revenue and COGS analysis and reporting areas
  • Prepared all financial reports, including income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flows and variance analysis of actual results vs. prior month, prior year and budget
  • Streamlined the close process from approximately 20 days to under 10 days by creating a detailed responsibility checklist to hold the staff accountable for all deliverables
  • Implemented controls over account reconciliations to ensure monthly completion and variances and aged items cleared in a timely manner, decreased the external audit timeframe by 67% over the prior year
  • Made recommendations to management regarding potential controls to mitigate future errors and ensure proper and consistent supporting documentation
  • Analyzed and reported selected monthly financial results for the Board of Directors
  • Prepared quarterly external income statements and analyzed financial results
  • Facilitated monthly close and projections and assisted with annual budget for various corporate departments
  • Managed the accounting for various consumer marketing programs
  • Established balance sheet account reconciliation compliance process for five entities
  • Managed the general ledger integrity and all external financial audits and internal system/process audits
  • Implemented Oracle fixed asset and conversion lead
  • Managed and developed a staff of three