Accounting Manager

Position Summary

The Accounting Manager oversees all activities of the accounting department, to include preparation and maintenance of all daily, monthly, and annual financial records for the company.


  • Accountable for all personnel and performance matters relating to the accounts payable and accounts receivable clerks; provide support to these positions as needed during seasonal peaks.
  • Cross-train department employees and coordinate cross-training between the employees to provide backup support.
  • Maintain financial records of the business and issue monthly internal financial statements to the controller (within deadlines set forth); provide this information to all departments as requested.
  • Assure that bank deposits and transactions (i.e., federal tax payments) are completed in a timely manner, both electronically and manually.
  • Reconcile monthly bank statements, including line of credit sweep account.
  • Compose all general ledger entries.
  • Alert the controller to any potential problem areas concerning the accounting department and its personnel.
  • Maintain, in coordination with the information services department, the accounting software (i.e., upgrades, updates, technical support issues, etc.).
  • Oversee the payment of vendor invoices to assure that all invoices are paid in a timely manner and are booked appropriately (taking into consideration corporate budget, prepaid amounts, cost of goods, etc.).
  • Monitor accounts receivable invoicing, statement processing, and collection of accounts.
  • Support department operations within mutually agreed upon budgetary guidelines.
  • Stay informed of regulatory changes in the accounting field.
  • Work closely with auditing firm, information services department, and outside software support in a continuous effort to streamline processes.
  • Support project work involving research and resolution with respect to existing and future accounting procedural issues.
  • Responsible for providing auditors with all materials and answers needed for annual audit.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration is required.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience in managing an accounting department is preferred.
  • Computer, personal computer, and mainframe experience required.
  • Typing, data entry, and excellent phone skills are a requirement of this position.
  • Willingness to accept new responsibilities and grow with the position as the company grows is expected.
  • Ability to manage and work well with others is crucial; must be highly capable of promoting cooperation in and among company departments and functions.
  • Must be eager to assume responsibility and take initiative in a demanding company position.
  • Willingness to commit fully to the position and see that its duties are completed efficiently and in a timely fashion.
  • Attention to detail and proven problem-solving skills are required.
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains) Accounting Software experience is preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to work varied hours/days as business dictates.
  • Ability to sit at a computer for at least 60% of the workday.


  • Health Insurance (HNO, PPO, HSA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical & Dependent Care)
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan & Profit Sharing
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Discount
  • Maternity/Paternity/Adoption & Foster Care Leave
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Pet Insurance
  • Company Paid Short- & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance

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