Assurant has an exciting opportunity for an Accounting Manager!
The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises staff and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including financial reporting, preparation of internal and external audit deliverables and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager will have contact with senior and product line management which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.
What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?
Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
Supports budget and forecasting activities
Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives
Managing and overseeing the daily operations of the financial reporting department
Assign projects and direct staff to ensure compliance and accuracy
Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
Work with the AVP to ensure a clean and timely quarterly and year end audit
Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department
Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles in accordance with pertinent accounting guidance and state and federal regulation
Work on recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching and counseling employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation actions; enforcing policies and procedures
Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
Work with each direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff
Preparation of internal and external audit deliverables
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
Ensure compliance with internal control policies in a SOX environment
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
What are the requirements needed for this position?
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license required
Five to seven years prior supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area
What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?
Able to thrive in a fast pace environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills required
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
Previous experience as an accountant, accounting supervisor, or manager
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Accuracy and attention to detail
Strong organizational skills
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including pivot tables, V-look ups, etc.
Able to work independently
Able to adapt to a flexible work environment
Pay Range:$82,200.00 - $137,400.00
Any posted pay range considers a wide range of compensation factors, including candidate background, experience and work location, while also allowing for salary growth within the position.
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