Accounting Manager (Record To Report)

Accounting Manager (Record To Report)
Sanford (NC) - United States


SSC Accounting Manager


Director of RTR Tower Lead


Sanford, North Carolina






Core Description:  

To support the goals of the Shared Services Center's finance group and its customers in the areas of Accounting and Finance. This position requires a broad understanding of general accounting areas including Fixed Assets, Intercompany, Inventory, Payroll, Cash, Prepaids, and other significant balance sheet items.  Activities include month end close, review of high risk journal entries, account reconciliations, GL reporting and analysis, monthly, quarterly, and yearly Corporate reporting, SOX controls, and other general accounting tasks. This position is a process oriented opportunity, but the successful individual must have a strong propensity to delve into issues and lead process improvements and develop personnel.


Key Responsibilities: 

Provide supervision and development of Accounting Supervisors and their staff

  • Support Supervisors in their specific areas of focus and ensure development of subject matter competency
  • Ensure best practices are established in areas of focus to ensure efficiency and effectiveness
  • Assist Supervisors in updating and/or developing process documentation for areas of focus


 Manage month end close process

  • Ensure all journal entries and account reconciliations are reviewed and approved within internal control guidelines
  • Manage general ledger upload and reporting into HFM consolidation tool 


Manage monthly, quarterly, and year end Corporate reporting requirements

  • Manage Corporate quarterly reporting process, including reporting packages and analytics
  • Assist with ad hoc Corporate inquiries 


Support internal and external auditors in SOX controls and financial statement testing

  • Ensure adherence to key controls over journal entries, account reconciliations, and checklists
  • Manage process over yearly impairment review
  • Continuous assessment of the control environment
  • Work with management team and auditors to implement new controls as needed

Provide special project support as assigned 

  • Manage yearly property tax reporting requirements
  • Manage yearly process to support Corporate Tax group for income tax provision and return items


Oversee the progress of continuous improvement processes 


Application Pre-Requisites: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting     
  • 5-10 years of experience, including Public Accounting experience. 
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience
  • Firm understanding of basic accounting, financial statements, and US GAAP
  • Full understanding of the month end close process and how it relates to other closing activities
  • CPA or CPA Candidate preferred
  • Experience with ERP Systems preferred; preferably SAP
  • Hyperion reporting experience preferred
  • Experience with manufacturing environments preferred.


Special Skills Required:

  • Proven ability to work within a dynamic team environment
  • Demonstrate leadership skills
  • Ability to act and operate independently
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Advanced Level Excel, which includes pivot tables, v/h-lookup, sum-if, if-then statements, etc.
  • Ability to manage and develop accounting staff  
  • Well-rounded communication skills, organizational skills, and teamwork ethics
  • Able to multi-task and handle large volumes of work with direction from Management
  • Developed analytical skills
  • Process Focused – Able to follow, document, and explain key processes and impact to accounting
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines