Our client is a well-established multi-plant manufacturer and they are part of a large corporate group with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia.
Assistant Manager of Accounting is responsible for direct supervision of the associates and activities in the accounts payable/receivable function as well as the training and performance management. Ensures the timely payments of vendor invoices and expense vouchers, maintains accurate records and control reports. Negotiates with past due accounts, ensures outstanding account balance. Weekly KPI, month end and year-end financial reporting and analysis. Suggests and makes improvements to accounts payable/receivable and accounting and technology processes. Uphold company policies of customer satisfaction through continuous improvement.
Responsibilities: (not limited to)
Oversee the direct associates and accounting operations in accounts payable and receivable
Conduct performance evaluations, positive corrective actions, and training of direct associates in accordance with company policy and procedures and practices
Ensure the processing of daily and weekly financial transactions and payments are done timely
Prepare and present reporting for weekly KPI and monthly business plan
Prepare and analyze month end and year-end financial transactions and reporting
Provide analysis for budgets, month end, and year-end financial reporting
Maintain accounting systems and spreadsheets
Complete requirements for J-SOX and corporate audit compliance
Identifies and recommends updates to accounting processes and procedures
Prepare and present written and verbal financial reports
Perform related duties as required
Knowledge Base (not limited to)
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field
3+ years of related experience required
Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) incl: managing spreadsheets, creating charts and using advanced formulas
Experience in SAP or similar financial information system
Strong financial and mathematical skills
Experienced in fast paced, high volume environment.