ACCOUNTING MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION
Reports to the President and is responsible for managing the Company's accounting procedures, records, and systems to ensure accurate, thorough and timely reporting of financial data in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Includes training and supervising administrative staff related to recording, processing, and filing accounting information. Also includes working closely with other managerial staff to accomplish Company objectives.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Accounting functions include:
• Accounts Payable
• Accounts Receivable
• Job Costing & WIP
• Payroll (as back up only)
• Taxes - Income, Payroll, and Sales & Use
• Cash Flows
• Internal Controls
Maintain daily Cash balance and projected Cash Flow reports.
• Ensure timely processing of progress billings and reporting of receipts.
• Monitor receivables balances and take collection steps as necessary.
• Review over/under billings and report significant variances.
• Ensure discounts offered by material and equipment suppliers are utilized.
• Ensure timely and accurate payment to vendors, subcontractors, and service providers (especially review for overpayment).
• Prepare and complete tax filings and deposits on schedule.
• Prepare and post journal entries, and perform period end closings.
• Review ledger balances for accuracy and consistency and investigate unusual trends and/or significant variances.
• Ensure maintenance of fixed asset records.
• Prepare monthly Financial Statements and Work in Progress
Customize reports and data in Software system as required
• Prepare and coordinate responses to third party inquiries, reviews, and audits related to financial records.
• Develop and document internal controls that efficiently and effectively meet the needs of the Company and individual departments.
• Ensure accounting records are properly maintained and organized.
Promote communication and cooperation between Accounting and other departments and ensure that noted issues are properly resolved.
• Report and Maintain all current and historical analysis data
• Perform additional duties as directed by Company Officers.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (B.A., B.S.) from four-year college or university and eight years related work experience, or a twelve year combination of education and related work experience. Must take a minimum of 16 hours per year of continuing professional education.
Must have a working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, accounting practices of the construction industry, contracts, liens, the Uniform Commercial Code, and taxing authority regulations. Must be able to write reports, business correspondence, and policy/procedure manuals.
Must be able to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Must be able to assimilate information and think abstractly to develop practical solutions for accounting problems and issues.
Must have a general knowledge of computer hardware and software (i.e., to discuss and coordinate service issues with third party technology consultant). Must be skilled with Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office Suite, construction accounting software (preferably Timberline). Must be able to navigate the Internet (i.e., search resource sites, transfer information, process transactions, etc.). Must be able to operate conventional office equipment, including a photocopier, scanner, fax, printer, calculator, and office telephone.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the required duties and responsibilities. Hours regularly exceed 40 per week.
Kansas City Chapter