Kaspar Companies: Accounting Manager

Job Description:

Primary Function:
The accounting manager will oversee, monitor and evaluate day-to-day accounting activities. The accounting manager will assist the businesses in recording, analyzing, and reporting financial data.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
• Oversee accounting daily operations
• Set up and monitor accounting KPIs
• Ensure the accuracy of financial documents, as well as their compliance with applicable standards, laws, rules and regulations
• Record financial transactions
• Analyze financial data and prepare appropriate accruals
• Evaluate financial operations to recommend best-practices, identify issues and strategize solutions to run efficiently
• Provide financial information to management by researching and analyzing accounting data
• Assist with reconciliations to maintain accurate financial information
• Assist with the management and reporting of financial statements
• Prepare and examine financial records, ensuring records are accurate
• Reconcile the company’s bank statements
• Reconcile balance sheet, income, and expense accounts
• Assist in the preparation of financial reports and budgets
• Enter transactions and reconcile account balances
• Prepare accurate work papers, schedules, and reconciliations for audit purposes
• Work with external auditors
• Review and process journal entries
• Gather financial information and assist with audits
• Maintain the fixed assets, depreciation and requested reports
• Provide recommendations
• Meet financial accounting objectives
• All other duties assigned by management

Skills:
• Strong attention to detail to keep information accurate and organized
• Understanding of the basic functions of the business to accurately analyze and interpret financial data
• Ability to use advanced accounting software and other computer-based tools to work effectively
• Ability able to collect and analyze financial data
• Ability to listen carefully to accurately gather facts and figures and clearly articulate the results of their work and present their findings in written reports.
• Strong mathematical skills

Qualifications:
• 2 – 5 years in an accounting role with similar capacity
• BS/BA in related field or 3 years of related experience
• Experience in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Work, Outlook)
• Accounting degree preferred
• Prior experience with Syteline and/or Sage Fixed Assets software preferred
• A proficient level of experience with Microsoft Excel preferred
• Must possess 5 year driving record with clear history for the past three years

Physical Requirements:
• Extended periods of sitting and/or walking (33% – 75% of time)
• Stooping, bending, twisting, leaning (10% – 25% of time)
• Lifting of 25 lbs. occasionally (0% – 33% of time)

Work Environment:
• Typically inside a climate-controlled office and is required to occasionally move from office to manufacturing areas and outdoors to perform duties
• Occasional exposure to manufacturing environment where the use and wear of proper protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses or side shields on glasses and closed toe shoes are mandatory