Accounting Manager in West Chester, Pennsylvania at Portescap

Date Posted: 2/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise accounting personnel and monitor performance including setting objectives
  • Lead accounting period close for areas of functional responsibility which will include preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis
  • Execute existing accounting and reporting controls and procedures during monthly and quarterly close including departmental close packages, financial reporting reconciliations, support of financial reporting, analytics and efficiency metrics
  • Responsible for internal and external audit requirements related to specific assigned areas
  • Partner with the Tax team for various tax and renewal filings
  • Manage Ecommerce website related revenue recognition
  • Proactively review current procedures and seek ways to improve processes to ensure timely monthly close, accuracy of accounting entries, and operational efficiency
  • Perform research and make recommendations for complex accounting scenarios
  • Assist in designing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring corporate accounting policies and procedures; and assist in internal control and process documentation
  • Assist in preparing monthly balance sheet and income statement flux variance analyses for management reporting
  • Manage assigned projects and collaborate with cross-functional team members in delivering high quality, decision ready information to our business partners
  • Manage all Lease Accounting using Lease Calcs
  • Responsible for Inventory Costing including standard costing, OH Capitalization, PPV, E&O processes
  • Manage the Fixed Asset accounting including additions, disposals and depreciation

Job Requirements

Critical Competencies

  • Excellent analytical, creative problem solving, organizational and project management skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and curiosity to learn new skills
  • Takes initiative to implement changes that will simplify and improve processes
  • Willing to tackle challenges in a continuously changing environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required (such as vlookups, conditional statements, pivot tables, data analysis, data visualization, what-if-analysis)
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously by prioritizing tasks

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Accounting or equivalent experience is required
  • At least 6 years of relevant professional experience is required (combination of private manufacturing and public experience preferred)
  • Deep understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Oracle and Hyperion Financial management experience is preferred

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