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Accounting Manager

Company: Kranz Consulting
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Accounting Manager

Position Overview:

The Accounting Manager manages the day-to-day functions of the Finance Department's accounting function to ensure compliance with GAAP. Supervises several Finance Department staff including P2P Accounting Specialist and Senior Staff Accountants. Reviews subordinate work for accuracy and compliance with reporting requirements. Leads the monthly, quarterly, and annual closes. Assists in coordination of annual audit. Will play an integral role throughout the organization in creating value through the Finance for All Initiative. This is an exempt position. This position reports to the Controller.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
--- Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations governing non-profit organizations
--- Reviews and updates controls
--- Assists Controller with updates of policies and procedures
--- Assists in preparation of financial statements and agency budget
--- Assists Controller in preparation for annual audit.
--- Assists Controller with preparation of schedules for Forms 990. Assists Controller with review of auditors' drafts of Forms 990 before finalization
--- Leads surprise cash counts at retail locations
--- Assists in preparation of regulatory reports and reports to Board of Trustees
--- Collaborates with National Parks Service and Presidio Trust accounting staff
--- Ensures accounts payable are paid in a timely manner
--- Ensures lease payments are made on a timely basis
--- Ensures timely completion of monthly and year-end closing procedures
--- Maintains the chart of accounts
--- Assist in maintenance a system of internal controls, identifying areas of risks
--- Recruits, manages, and develops Department staff
--- Leads planning and facilitation of Department meetings
--- Responsible for systems administration or accounting systems and related applications (ex. Sage Intacct)
--- Responsible for systems administration of third-party applications, such as financial institution portals for banking and treasury management services, among others
--- Identifies and recommends the implementation of applications with new functionality to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the accounting and financial reporting function, such as P2P systems (i.e., automated accounts payable and etc.), Nexonia (expense reporting system), among others
--- Drive improvements across department processes and procedures

Education and Experience:
--- Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
--- 3+ years' experience in managing accounting functions in non-profit environment
--- Strong knowledge on regulations governing non-profit organizations.
--- Prior audit experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
--- Quality: demonstrates attention to detail, accuracy and thoroughness.
--- Problem solving: identifies and resolves problems in a thoughtful manner; works with others to solve complex issues.
--- Interpersonal skills: considers and responds appropriately to the needs and capabilities of different people in different situations; is tactful and treats others with respect; relates effectively to others when encountering difficult situations.
--- Judgment: exhibits sound and accurate judgment; can clearly explain reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
--- Business acumen: understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to financial responsibility
--- Leadership: exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others.
Computer Skills:
--- Proficient in use of Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint
--- Proficient in use of Financial Edge accounting software.
Physical Requirements and Work Environments:
--- Work is performed in an office setting
--- Work is primarily performed sitting, standing or walking
--- Regularly sits at a computer station and operates electronic equipment 6 to 8 hours per day
--- Frequently lifts, carries and positions objects weighing up to 25 pounds.

Keywords: Kranz Consulting, San Francisco , Accounting Manager, Executive , San Francisco, California

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