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accountingmanager | Director of Accounting in Lakewood, NJ
Director of Accounting
$175,290.00 - 175,290.00 / Year *
440 Pine St
Lakewood, NJ 08701
Lead a team of 10-15 employees
Establish and achieve goals
Provide feedback and coaching
Develop internal talent and capabilities
Drive employee engagement
Establish a Long-Term Vision for the group
Lead by Example
Financial Statement Integrity
Ensure accuracy of financial statements
Identify and address current and potential accounting and disclosure issues
Ensure all required Berkshire reports are filed on a timely basis
Monitor and implement new accounting pronouncements, monitor industry trends
Oversee and conduct accounting research on specific issues
Produce monthly internal reporting packages and lead internal financial reviews
Document and implement all accounting policies
Ensure relevant business risks related to financial reporting, cost accounting, sales and marketing, and treasury operations are identified and addressed
Develop and maintain policies and procedures
Review significant contracts for financial statement implications, competitive bids and required terms and conditions.
Establish and manage key performance metrics
Identify and implement best practices
Undertake projects to shorten closing cycles, reduce errors, and improve customer service levels
Produce value-added analyses
Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 8-12 years' accounting experience. Big 4 plus public company financial reporting experience preferred.
CPA, CMA and/or MBA.
Strong technical US GAAP accounting knowledge, including revenue recognition and lease accounting
Knowledge of best practices in internal controls and financial reporting
Must be highly analytical and inquisitive with strong organizational abilities, keen attention to detail, and ability to meet monthly deadlines and goals
Strong working knowledge Microsoft Office; proficient in Excel, Access, and Word
Knowledge of SAP, BPC and Business Objects a plus
Excellent organizational, managerial, interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills
Ability to work collaboratively with other functional areas in a team-based, continuous improvement environment
Strong business acumen and ability to interpret and explain financial results and trends
Strong sense of customer service, continuous improvement, drive for results. Must be metrics driven. Leader versus Manager
Expected travel up to 5% in US and Canada. Weekend work as needed
Possesses strong leadership capability who is able to develop staff members, motivate teams, collaborate across departments and works well with senior leadership.
Upholds a high degree of professionalism, integrity and ethical standards.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.