Vertical Careers, Inc.

Accounting Manager for a large privately held CPG | Food & Beverage manufacturer/distributor

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Pico Rivera, CA

SUMMARY:

Manages the General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Treasury functions of the Accounting department. Oversees monthly and annual closing process. Ensures deadlines are met on a timely basis. Coordinates on the annual audit. Sets priorities and direction for the team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Overall effective management of a team of accountants and respective accounting functions.
  • Proactively manage performance and determine appropriate action(s).
  • Provide accounting guidance for site operations and other corporate departments.
  • Stay abreast of developing accounting literature and assist educating and disseminating changes.
  • Influence, maintain, and direct accounting policies and guidelines.
  • Review and approve journal entries, analysis and reconciliations.
  • Manage month end close process, ensuring close deadlines are met; make necessary modifications, and timely alert senior management of problem areas or necessary modifications.
  • Assist Finance Department and senior management in financial analysis and explain results.
  • Analyze and validate financial information at the business segment and account levels.
  • Assist Finance Department and site operations in the annual budget process.
  • Oversees balance sheets reconciliation and review balance sheets reconciliation with Branch Accountants on a quarterly basis.
  • Review accounting policies for consistency and compliance with GAAP.
  • Identify areas for potential efficiencies and processes standardization and improvements.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Accounting, Corporate Controller and senior management.

EDUCATION/SKILLS/WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting required, CPA preferred
  • Thorough understanding of US GAAP (required)
  • 10+ years of related accounting experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team
  • Proven experience in successfully leading an accounting team
  • Self-starter who relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Proven ability to perform well under pressure and in a high-volume and changing environment
  • Demonstrate consistency, flexibility and commitment to meet deadlines
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel (intermediate level), and accounting software systems
  • Proven planning, task organizing and execution skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively deal with a variety of individuals.
  • Strong customer service skills and proven ability to work with both internal and external associates and customers at all levels
  • Proven ability to excel in a team environment


Posted On: Friday, September 10, 2021
Compensation: Market Pay + Bonus



Position Contact
Sam Ray
Recruiter
(626) 486-9469 ext. 18
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