Accounting Manager

AERCO International    Blauvelt, NY
Job Description

The Accounting Manager is responsible for managing the general accounting function for a multi-site business. This position will be responsible for maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises a team of clerks / staff accountants. Responsibilities include general ledger preparation, management reporting and analysis, audit preparation, payroll administration, tracking working capital, and the support of budget and forecast activities. The Accounting Manager will have regular contact with Platform Controllers and the VP, Finance.


Manages monthly and quarterly financial reporting

  • Maintains the financial reporting and general ledger structure and mapping
  • Verifies intercompany balances and clearing accounts
  • Tracks T&E, purchasing card, airfare and leases for the company
  • Prepares or reviews journal entries, account reconciliations (e.g. bank rec), and rollforwards
  • Maintains month end closing binders, account reconciliation binders and SOX binders
  • Submits financial consolidation to corporate and assists in preparation of monthly reporting package
  • Quarterly requirements, including balance sheet analytics, key reserves and revenue recognition
  • Prepares the annual tax package and 10K for review (intangibles, properties, inventory, disclosures)
  • Manages accounting for payroll, billing, accounts receivable and accounts payable functions

  • Oversees entry of invoices into ERP accounts payable system and ensures transaction quality and reporting accuracy; manages 2 accounts payable clerks
  • Oversees all billing, credit and collections procedures; manages 2 billing and A/R clerks
  • Oversees all payroll procedures in coordination with HR Department and payroll service provider; monitors time collection system
  • Reports 401k activity to plan administrator
  • Reviews withholding tax filings completed by outside payroll service
  • Budgeting/Forecasting

  • Develops allocation methodology and rolls annual standard costs
  • Updates Hyperion with monthly results and reconciles to ERP system
  • Assists FP&A Manager in updating monthly forecasting model
  • Assists FP&A Manager in preparing 5-year Strategic Plan (e.g. NPD, Investments, CAPX)
  • Assists FP&A Manager in compiling budget templates and preparing business presentation
  • Supervisory

  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient processes and use of resources
  • Develops and implements new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of department
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions
  • Provides training to new and existing staff
  • Sets goals for staff and tracks progress, including business metrics to highlight performance trends
  • Other

  • Assures compliance with Internal Controls over Financial Reporting, GAAP and Watts Accounting Policies and Practices; Liaises with external auditors
  • Updates SOX documents as necessary to ensure a clean and timely audit and compliance review
  • Partners with Operations and warehouses to ensure cycle count, PPV and inventory accuracy
  • Ensures effective tracking and deployment of capital assets (PPE)
  • Prepares periodic and ad hoc reports and participates in company initiatives

    · BS/BA in Business, Finance or Accounting; MBA, CPA or CMA a plus


  • Direct Reports (4)

    · 5-7 years prior supervisory experience in finance and accounting for a manufacturing company

    · Experience with Section 404 Sarbanes-Oxley and 10Q, 10K reporting

    · Experience with Glovia, QAD or other ERP system; HFM or other financial consolidation system a plus

    · Must have strong experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Smartview a plus

    · Excellent oral, written, presentation and interpersonal skills are essential

    · High Level of analytic and quantitative skills; Prior FP&A experience a plus

    · Six Sigma certification a plus

    Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounting: 5 years (Required)

  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:03:35 GMT

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