Job Summary: The Accounting Manager will oversee the financial management of the agency, be a strategic thinker, provide and interpret financial reports, forecast future income and expenses, and responsible for all accounting functions including general ledger, oversight of accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll, and accounting department personnel.
Essential duties and responsibilities
Follow all Challenge Enterprises of North Florida, Inc's policies and procedures, as set forth in the Board of Director's approved personnel Handbook Maintain general ledger in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Assist with developing and maintaining internal controls and procedures. Provide routine revenue and expense reporting. Develop queries and ad-hoc reporting based on business needs. Identify, research, and resolve any discrepancies. Review monthly department P&L reports and reconcile any variances. Review variances to budget in collaboration with the management team to assess risks and opportunities. Maintain a fixed assets database and ensure proper recording of new purchases, disposals, and depreciation. Becomes familiar with 403(b) retirement system and documents. Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly, and year-end close functions. Generate and/or review record journal entries into the General Ledger. Coordinate audit activity and assist with audit planning, procedures, and preparation. Submit the annual operating budget; prepare, present, and interpret monthly, quarterly, and annual accrual-based financial statements in an accurate and timely manner. Monitor progress, identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate; clearly communicate the organization's financial status to management. Forecast and advise management about the organization's cash flow needs. Assist with renewal of professional liability, general liability, and property insurance. Responsible for tax planning throughout the fiscal year; files annual corporate tax return. Presents recommendations to management on short and long-term financial objectives. Make recommendations of policies to management. Provides financial analysis with an emphasis on capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations. Ensures timely compliance with local, state, and federal government requirements. Research with management a new software system that is compatible with other required software. Implement a new accounting software system approved by executive management. Required to attend agency functions and act as a representative of the agency at scheduled events. Perform other duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: Manages the financial department. Recruits and hires financial personnel and conducts performance evaluations. Coordinate training programs for new staff and identify training needs for current staff.
Excellent management and supervisory skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Proficient in accounting and tax preparation software. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software. Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. A desk raiser is available upon request. Must be able to lift to 25 pounds, at times. Able to climb stairs.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration required. Eight years or more of business-related accounting experience required. Certified Public Accountant Designation preferred. Must have a minimum of three years supervisory experience. Must be able to pass a Federal Background Check.