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Accounting Manager

Category:Contract
Location: Los Angeles, California 90017
Posted:Mon, June 10, 2019
Salary:Up to US$0.0 per hour
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The world's largest commercial real estate services and investment firm seeks an Accounting Manager for a 3 month contract opportunity! This is an exciting opportunity to contribute your professional expertise in an established business environment offering integrity and innovation!

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for more complex accounting activities associated with maintaining the general ledger and for the production of various resultant financial statements.
  • Administers approved accounting policies & practices to ensure that financial & operating reports accurately reflect the condition of the business & provide reliable information necessary to control the operations.
  • Examines financial statements and documents for conformance with accounting requirements and principles.
  • Creates month-end accounting entries and reconciles discrepancies; posts to GL and reviews variances to budget.
  • Examines and evaluates subordinate's work product for accuracy and completeness.
  • Identifies training needs of subordinate staff and provides technical guidance.
  • Prepares, reviews and approves journal entries prepared by the accounting group.
  • Responsible for supervision of general and sub ledger maintenance and preparation of operation and financial statements.
  • Researches and responds to accounting inquiries.
  • Provides technical advice and training on accounting systems to staff.
  • Ensures that systems are in compliance with acceptable accounting practices and applicable regulations.
  • May assist with audit procedures.
  • Provides technical advice and training on accounting systems to staff.
  • Participates in system conversions / enhancement providing scoping information, testing and feedback, and training others.
  • Ensures that systems and procedures are in compliance with company policies, acceptable accounting practices, and applicable regulations.
  • Maintains accounting processes and procedures which comply with generally accepted accounting principles, tax requirements, SEC requirements, and management reporting requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned. Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field; a CPA and/or MBA may be required OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 7+ years experience in public and/or private accounting, including 3+ years experience in progressively responsible supervisory/management positions CPA preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.
  • Ability to effectively present information. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues.
  • Proven ability to effectively interact with senior management, employees, internal and external auditors.
  • Demonstrated financial planning, negotiation, and influencing skills, leadership competencies and ability to plan, coordinate, and supervise employees and all aspects of the accounting systems.
  • Ability to present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
  • Broad, in-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Financial Accounting Standards (FASB), theories, & practices.
  • Demonstrated experience & knowledge of financial issues & economic impact beyond technical knowledge.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate advanced figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions.
  • Conducts advanced financial analysis.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications.
  • Advanced understanding of accounting and bookkeeping concepts.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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