Accounting Manager at Aston Carter

  • Accounting/Finance, Accounting Manager Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Florida, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 5+ Years

Job Description


This role reports to the segment controller and leads a team of shared services accounting professionals

This role will be responsible for general ledger accounting including month-end close, account reconciliations, and analyses

As the leader of the shared services team, the candidate will be a key player in financial audits, developing team members, leading the financial integration of new acquisitions, and working closely with various business units to provide required financial information and analysis that support the growth of our business

Maintain an internal control structure that ensures the integrity of information maintained in all financial areas

Develop staff by managing performance, setting goals, providing ongoing training, and maintaining strong employee relations

Report on the financial results of operational activities to senior leadership and other department heads

Prepare invoicing schedules for new contracts; process monthly invoices to clients and funders according to the invoicing schedule; ensure accurate accounting and revenue recognition

Manage set-up of new clients, new client revenue contracts, and projects in accounting software,

Contractual validation of funding, funds set up, determine funding calculation, monthly reconciliation of all funds, monthly reporting of funding to internal and external customers, analyzing of all funds and follow up on potential overspends

Provides monthly financial support to the business by compiling monthly financial reports and processing and posting all accounting activity, including month end journal entries/accruals; assure all expenses are recorded in the month incurred; distribute departmental performance reports; analyze spending variances

Provides business analysis with particular emphasis in understanding the supported business

Assists directors and managers with the financial management of their departmental expenses

The role works closely with the supplier contract manager to ensure proper funding, back up and start and ending dates

The role also works closely with sales finance teams to ensure proper fund annual budgeting, management, and reconciliation

Work with business unit leaders for the completeness and accuracy of the material inputs to the company financial model and overall business strategy

Be a proactive leader in seeking to improve the accuracy and efficiency of the organizations’ procedures, compliance activities and systems

Streamline inefficiencies within the organization; develop systems and processes that minimize the number of resources to complete tasks, while maintaining the strongest level of internal controls

In charge of the set-up and approval of all funds

Provide training to the areas of accounts payable, accounts receivable, monthly reconciliations, journal entries, etc

Monthly, quarterly, and annual fund reporting to internal and external customers

Lead the communication and data flow to auditors for the annual financial and internal control audits

Other duties as assigned

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree (Degree: Accounting/Finance)

CPA Eligible

7 years of relevant/technical work experience and 4-7 years of leadership experience

Or an additional 3 years of specific work experience in lieu of degree

Proven experience building, developing, mentoring, and inspiring a high-performance professional accounting team

Good understanding of financial reporting

Knowledge of US GAAP

ERP and consolidation system experience (HFM/Oracle/Essbase (SmartView))

High proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Applicable work experience in a high-pace environment and willingness to have a high diverse set of tasks and responsibilities


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