Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager

Quantum FBI (“Quantum”) is a professional services firm that provides accounting and finance as a service and business intelligence services to early-stage and middle-market companies.  We leverage the power of people, processes and technology to help our clients improve operating performance.  Quantum is a fast-growing firm that is building its team to allow for growth and provide value added services to its client base.

Job Overview

Quantum is a professional services firm that provides accounting and finance as a service, business advisory and business intelligence services to early-stage and middle-market companies.  Quantum is searching for an Account Manager responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting for firm clients. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises the Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist staff and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities, including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end client tax and audit projects, and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager will have contact with clients and client contacts, including the client’s tax accountant and other professional service providers.

Responsibilities

  • Overall day-to-day management of financial reporting accuracy and on-time processing of client information
  • Bank and other balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Payroll reconciliations
  • Review and approval of account classifications
  • Review of G/L for any missing transactions and overall accuracy
  • Management of weekly “Open Items” and “To-Be-Coded” lists, supervised/reviewed by the Controller
  • Preparation of initial/draft Management Reporting Package each month, for completion by Controller
  • New staff assigned “buddy” and orientation manager
  • Supervision and management of A/R, A/P and Payroll staff
  • Learning and demonstration of evolving accounting and technology skills

Success Factors

  • Ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Superior ability to prioritize and focus in a high-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to quickly learn and use new technology software applications
  • Positive telephone, email and other communication skills as contact with clients and others will be extensive and ongoing
  • Commitment to protecting client privacy, even within the firm, as appropriate
  • Ability to apply self to learning and applying technical skills
  • Co-operative team player
  • Interest in personal and professional development and advancement
  • Project management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Unrelenting commitment to client satisfaction

Required Experience, Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with a minimum GPA of 3.3
  • Active CPA license. MBA preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience in private/public accounting working with clients in the $1-$10 million in revenues per year range. Some experience working with clients with revenues up to $50 million preferred.
  • 2-3 years managing staff in a pay-for-performance environment preferred
  • Strong technology skills using Microsoft Office 2007 or later (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook at a minimum, more applications preferred)
  • Home office environment, including separate work area, PC (minimum system requirements must be met) with Windows 7. Additional technology requirements will be communicated to candidates selected for this position and must be met on an ongoing basis.
  • Experience working in a paperless environment strongly preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Team player with a positive ”can-do” approach
  • A general and growing knowledge of firm products and services in the practice area, and a general knowledge of products and services in other practice area