Finance & Accounting Manager

Princeton, NJ 08836

Posted: 02/16/2019 Industry: None Job Number: 1757938 Pay Rate: $100000.00/year

Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will primarily be responsible to independently work as a member of US/UK Controllership team to ensure seamless financial closing across various entities and implementation of policies and processes for US/Colombia & UK Geography. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure across multi location and legal entities.
  • Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.
  • Collaborates with the other finance department managers to support overall department goals and objectives.
  • Leads implementation of company policies and practices across various US locations.
  • Assist the VP-Finance in the daily banking needs & ensure the accurate and timely processing of banking transactions working across various team members.
  • Ensure the monthly and quarterly Bank Compliance activities are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.
  • Monitors and analyzes department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
  • Advises staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions.
  • Responds to inquiries from the business & functional heads & organization wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting requests and the like.
  • Work with the Global Controllership team to ensure a clean and timely year end audit.
  • Supervise the general ledger group to ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met.
  • Assist in development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.
  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.
  • Handle personnel issues relating to staff conflicts, absenteeism, performance issues, etc.
  • Support VP-Finance with special projects and workflow process improvements like automation and acquisition integration.

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of US GAAP & US/UK business practices.
  • Knowledge in domestic/state tax rules/regulations and related accounting principles a must.
  • Knowledge of Oracle applications.
  • Proficient in basic computing skills including MS office. Prior experience in Project Management & Automation Initiatives welcome.
  • Understanding of shared services business model.
  • Self-motivated and a dynamic team player.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of internal and external personnel.
  • Strong management, interpersonal, organization, research, technical analysis and written and verbal communications skills
  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in accounting, related field or equivalent experience, CPA designation or Master s degree in accounting or tax preferred.
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