Manager, NA Transactional Accounting
Santa Monica , California
September 15, 2017
Position Summary
The Accounting Manager will be responsible for the general accounting and financial reporting management of the company's North America entities. This critical position have oversight responsibility for all aspects of GL accounting and related sub-processes. The ideal candidate will develop, document and enforce proper accounting methods, procedures, and policies. In addition, the ideal candidate will carry out consistent and efficient month-end and quarter-end close processes that ensures the timely processing of accurate monthly results.

The Accounting Manager must also have the ability to independently identify and resolve process inefficiencies. In addition, the ideal candidate will be helping out in various projects and must have the ability to work cross-functionally with other areas of the business to coordinate and manage the timely completion of the assigned project-related tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day to day general ledger accounting and reporting
  • Manage monthly and quarterly close process
  • Perform and develop new analytics (as necessary) to ensure propriety of GL balances
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP and internal controls
  • Prepare & review general ledger reconciliations (including bank account, inventory, accrued expenses, intercompany, etc.), and account analysis
  • Coordinate and review monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements
  • Supervise and instruct individuals who create entries that affect the general ledger ensuring accuracy
  • Responsible for reviewing the work of direct reports, and engaging in direct reports training and professional development
  • Identify, develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Special project and ad hoc reporting as needed
  • Support annual external audit

Experience and Skills Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 5-6 years general accounting (with a minimum of 3 years of public accounting experience preferred)
  • Sound understanding of US GAAP and SOX compliance
  • Knowledge in month-end and quarter-end close processes
  • Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Experience supervising and managing an accounting team
  • Strong attention to detail while producing accurate and high-quality work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Focused problem-solving and analysis
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite: (Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Outlook)
  • Intermediate to advanced level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience in the use of Oracle or SAP a plus

A little about us:
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