Accounting Manager Job Description

A manager of a company's accounting department, or of the accounting section of a full-time job, is responsible for ensuring that the financial records of the enterprise are correctly recorded, and for helping managers understand the financial position of the enterprise.

Accounting managers also prepare financial statements such as balance sheets and income statements, ensuring that information is complete, accurate, and properly classified.

Accounting managers also create accounting policies and procedures to ensure that the financial records of the company are accurately recorded.

For large companies, the accounting manager may report to the chief financial officer, or to one or more assistant accountants.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Accounting Manager to join our team. As our Accounting Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing our accounting department and ensuring that our financial reports are accurate and up to date. You will also be responsible for preparing our tax returns and ensuring that our accounting practices are in compliance with all applicable laws.

Accounting Manager Duties:

  • Maintain accounting and financial operations, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and payroll
  • Develop accounting and financial procedures, policies, and reports
  • Maintain accounts payable processes, including expense reports, invoices, and related invoices
  • Implement accounts receivable processes, including invoices, and reconcile all accounts
  • Maintain general ledger including cash flow projections, profit and loss reports, and balance sheets
  • Develop and maintain payroll processes, including payroll reports, including tax reports
  • Maintain procedures in compliance with various federal and state tax regulations
  • Create quarterly budget, monitor actual spending against budget, and report variances

Accounting Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage all accounting activities and operations, including financial analysis, cash management, invoicing, and expense tracking
  • Review, approve, and reconcile all financial statements, accounts payable, and receivable, and reconcile bank and credit card accounts
  • Prepare accurate journal entries and financial reports
  • Maintain all tax records in accordance with relevant tax laws

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 3+ years professional accounting experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • Experience with QuickBooks
  • Possess strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of business math
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with

[Company Name] is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from all people, regardless of race, religion, national origin, gender, , or age. We are especially interested in hearing from veterans and individuals with diverse backgrounds.

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