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Accounting Managers, or Financial Accounting Managers, analyze financial information for a company and report their findings to management, while also acting as advisors to the company on a variety of fiscal issues. Responsibilities shown on example resumes of Accounting Managers include analyzing and transferring cash between various bank accounts, and managing daily financial processing, including auditing, analyzing, and verifying payroll data, cash receipts, and billing. Candidates interested in becoming Accounting Managers should be able to show a bachelor's degree in the fields of finance or accounting on their resumes.

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Accounting Manager

Managed all aspects of accounting including invoicing, cash management, accounts payable, fixed assets, payroll and inventory control

  • Accomplished a 40% reduction in costs by re-negotiation of a warehouse contract
  • Recovered $50,000 in overpaid vendor charges by performing an audit of past payments
  • Contributed to successful recovery of the business which generated $2.5m in sales
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
2

Cost Accounting Manager

Reports to CFO and CEO. Manufacturer of hair care products. Complete control over inventory and its valuation. Managed the work order process which included bills of material, item set up,
closing and creation of travelers. Responsible for the pricing of product to customers and prospective customers. Integral part of large product launches from both a pricing aspect as well as material procurement.

  • Improved inventory accuracy from roughly 65% to well over 90%.
  • Audited and corrected shipping and receiving procedures that improved accuracy and timeliness.
  • Managed the year end audited physical inventory. Substantial improvement in count
  • Partnered with operations manager in facilitating the largest new product launch within the Company.
  • Integral member of software conversion team. Prepared data for uploading into new
  • Considerable oversight of Supply Chain activities related to purchasing of raw materials and packaging components.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
3

Investor Accounting Manager

Manage a servicing staff consisting of 5 direct reports to ensure that they are maximizing productivity and efficiencies

  • Forecast corporate advances for principal and interest remittances using adhoc and ILS servicing system reports.
  • Effectively manage the cash flow of advances including principal and interest and Escrows.
  • Prepare reconciliations for 11 bank accounts including payment clearing, principal and interest and escrow.
  • Mitigated and resolved operational accounting risk; identified problems with cash receipts and posting delays. Worked with senior accounting leaders to implement a daily cash audits.
  • Developed desk level procedural manuals.
  • Optimized team performance and increased morale by establishing regular team meeting which provided an open forum for team members and management to openly discuss policy and procedural changes.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Accounting
4

Accounting Manager

Managed 5+ person Finance operations responsible for Payroll, Billing, Account Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger and Journal Entries.

  • Authorized and prepared monthly J/E account analysis, forecast budgets and financial statement preparation.
  • Conducted search and implemented one point of entry payroll/billing system using Temp Wizard interface with ADP Payroll.
  • Administered 401-K loans, withdrawal, rollover and reconciliation of funds.
  • Analyzed cost finding and make recommendations to reduce cost.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AS
Accounting
5

Accounting Manager

Reported to Director of Accounting, oversaw three business entities' accounting processes in preparation of balance sheet reconciliations and journal entries.

  • Responsible for making recommendations in improving the overall reconciliation process and cleaning the various balance sheet accounts.
  • Managed and assisted staff of two in performing holding company and business unit's bank reconciliations.
  • Approved and checked journal entries for accuracy, making sure the account information was correct.
  • Managed month end close and ran necessary reports.
  • Prepared and analyzed monthly Hyperion financial reporting packages and reported results to parent company.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Accounting
6

Accounting Manager

Served at the primary Accounting Point of Contact (POC) for 150+ employees in a fast paced environment; provided superior service to all retail and warehouse locations while ensuring operational and administrative effectiveness in compliance with legislation and internal policies. Reported directly to the CFO and CEO; Supervised AP and Payroll Personal; providing leadership and staff development to maintain productivity. Served as confidant and accounting advisor to top management and assumed the Top Management role overseeing all corporate staff when the VP of Operations was out of the office.

  • Prepared monthly General Ledger reconciliation, including bank and credit card accounts, ensuring all accounting records were maintained in a timely and accurate manner; reviewed financial statements for abnormalities or inconsistencies.
  • Served as the Corporate Accounting POC for 15 retail and 3 warehouse locations, resolving all front and back office issues, customer concerns and completing cash reconciliations, chargeback resolutions, and customer returns.
  • Reviewed all AP batches for proper General Ledger Coding before posting
  • Reviewed Payroll Schedule before transmission to ADP
  • Acted as the Corporate Liaison with external auditors, tax authorities, legal representation and 3rd party retail customer financing company
  • Wrote Accounting policy and completed a procedure manual for the division
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Business Management
MA
Master of Arts
7

Assistant Accounting Manager

Assisted in the management of a real estate joint venture containing 42 properties with 86 tenants

  • Supervised and prepared performance reviews for a team of two senior accountants and two staff accountants with accounting functions related to the development, acquisition and operations of real estate
  • Approved journal entries and payables and oversaw the month end close
  • Reviewed and approved distribution calculation to joint venture partners
  • Reviewed management reporting packages and budgets
  • Responsible for annual audit requirements and audit reports
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
8

Accounting Manager

Managed corporate accounting department and 60+ home health agencies with $120M+ in revenue

  • Reduced month-end close time frame by over 50% by scheduling and enforcing project deadlines
  • Provided managerial leadership, accounting knowledge and decision making for accounting staff
  • Improved interdepartmental communication to facilitate improved financial reporting
  • Management of five Staff Accountants, Accounts Payable Supervisor and four Data Entry Clerks
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Accounting
9

Accounting Manager

Investigated and resolved discrepancies noted on the Daily Cash Report which ties the $13 billion in annual receipts to various revenue tax types, payables, refunds, errors, and cash accounts.

  • Reconciled Deferred Revenue, A/R, and A/P General Ledger accounts using Edison, a PeopleSoft ERP system. Issued monthly reports analyzing the recons and discussed with department personnel.
  • Coordinated month-end close of the tax revenue accounting system which resulted in the creation of 4,000 payments to other State departments, local governments, and NGOs.
  • Liaised with other divisions, departments, and banks to resolve taxpayer issues and complaints.
  • Supported coworkers as needed with Returned Checks, Bank errors, Journal Vouchers, and Refunds.
Candidate Info
47
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BA
History
Business
10

Accounting Manager, Shared Services

Managed a financial shared services team; presented annual departmental budget with monthly variance analysis.

  • Implemented policies and procedures for the new organization; working closely with remote locations to resolve transitional issues.
  • Delivered onsite training to remediate gaps between new and old processes; creating
  • Published departmental metrics to ensure compliance with service level agreements.
  • Recovered $2.2 million in overstated expenses recorded prior to shared service
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Accounting
MA
Executive

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